Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

August 10, 2020
Charlotta Sanders (Mechanical Engineering) prepared a report for the United Kingdom's Committee on Radioactive Waste Management, which is now available in the public domain. The report explores feasible processes for accelerating implementation of a geological disposal facility  in the United Kingdom. The report includes recommendations for...
August 10, 2020
Marla Royne Stafford (Hospitality) recently coauthored an article that appeared in the Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising. It highlights the importance of linguistics in examining the effectiveness of celebrities’ social media content, particularly that of Olympic athletes. The authors collected and assessed tweets from...
August 10, 2020
Manoj Sharma (Environmental & Occupational Health) has co-authored two articles in the Journal of Health and Social Sciences on his fourth-generation multi-theory model (MTM) of health behavior changes' applicability to physical activity promotion among upper elementary school children in India and the other one for smoking cessation in Nepal.
August 10, 2020
Marina Colacicchi-Garber (World Languages and Cultures) gave an interview to the Moscow Women's Museum in Russia
August 7, 2020
Korey Tillman (Sociology), Claytee White (Oral History Research Center), and alum Leslie Turner were featured on the KNPR story, "You Can't Live There: A Long Struggle For Black Rights In Las Vegas." This story covered the history of race and racism in Las Vegas and its implications for today's Black liberation struggle. 
August 7, 2020
P. Jane Hafen (English) was a featured commenter on "UNLADYLIKE 2020: Unsung Women who Changed America" on American Masters on PBS. She spoke about Zitkala-Sa, Yankton Sioux activist. Additionally, she participated in an online panel discussing the program for Utah PBS.
August 7, 2020
Dr. Marc J. Kahn (Medicine) wrote an editorial that appeared on the front page of the Las Vegas Sun advocating for the growth of the academic health center at UNLV as necessary for providing quality care for the community.
August 7, 2020
Alona Angosta and Jinyoung Kim (both Nursing) have been selected to the American Academy of Nursing 2020 Class of Fellows. Inductees were chosen for their contributions to health and health care based on a highly competitive application process and is a significant milestone for nurse leaders everywhere.    
August 7, 2020
Federick Ngo (Educational Psychology & Higher Education) has published a policy brief, "The Equity Rankings: An Alternative Assessment of U.S. Higher Education," that addresses alternate assessment methods for determining university rankings. This brief was commissioned by Colorado State University's RISE Center as part of its Hack the Gates...

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