Accomplishments

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

September 20, 2021
Chelsea Heinbach (Libraries) will serve as the lead investigator for the 2021 Institute of Museum and Library Sciences 21st Century Laura Bush Librarian grant to develop LibParlor Online Learning: An Open and Interactive Curriculum for LIS researchers. Heinbach received the grant with the LibParlor editorial team, Nimisha Bhat from Smith College,...
September 20, 2021
The class of 2021 alumni Dr. Anthony Fusco, Dr. Syed Ahmed, and Dr. Jared Link, under the supervision of Dr. Tanya Al-Talib and Dr. Neamat Hassan (all Dental Medicine), published  “Performance of Different Orthodontic Brackets after Exposure to Dietary Components: An in Vitro Pilot Study,” which appeared online Sept. 14 in the Open Journal of...
September 20, 2021
Joseph Janakes, Frank Akpati, and Angela Sojobi (all Nursing) all successfully defended their doctorates in Nursing Dissertations.  Their topics were as follows: Joseph Janakes: “The Effects of Real-Time Computerized Needle Tip Location Feedback on State Anxiety and Immediate Performance of Simulated Ultrasound-Guided Regional...
September 17, 2021
Brett Abarbanel (International Gaming Institute and Hospitality) recently moderated a panel at the Esports Insider ESI Digital Summer, entitled "Identifying sources of revenue and growth sectors of the esports industry", in which she and several esports industry CEOs discussed revenue opportunities in the metaverse. Abarbanel presented an invited...
September 17, 2021
Repairer Etuk, Jessica Habashy, Kimberly Stevens, and Shane W. Kraus (all Psychology), and Kristen M. Culbert of Wayne State University, presented their poster "Body Dissatisfaction Mediates the Relationship Between Problematic Pornography Use and Disordered Eating Behavior in Men and Women" on Sept. 17 at the annual meeting of the Eating...
September 17, 2021
Kaelyn R. Griffin, Bailey M. Way, and Shane W. Kraus (all Psychology) recently published a paper "Controversies and Clinical Recommendations for the Treatment of Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder" as part of a special issues in Current Addictions Report. 
September 17, 2021
The UNLV Contact Tracing Team was named Program of the Year by the Nevada Public Health Association at its 2021 Annual Conference, which took place Sept. 13-15.  Led by School of Public Health graduate students, the contact tracing team has been at the forefront of Southern Nevada's COVID-19 response since spring 2020, having investigated more...
September 17, 2021
Seyhmus Baloglu (Hospitality) co-authored the article "Examining the role of country image in the relationship between cuisine image and intention to visit a country," with Bulent Aydin (School of Hotel and Tourism Management, Batman University Turkey), and Bayram Zafer Erdogan (Faculty of Business, Anadolu University, Turkey). The article was...
September 17, 2021
Anthony Lucas and Ashok Singh (both Hospitality) recently published an article “The House Edge and Play Time: Do Industry Heuristics Fairly Describe This Relationship?” in the UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal. Based on modified versions of licensed pay tables from reel slot machines, the study found simulations of play failed to indicate...

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