Accomplishments

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

October 1, 2012
Erika Engstrom (Communication Studies) made two presentations at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Chicago in August. The first was a refereed paper titled "What Happens to the 'Cream of the Crop'?: The Representative Anecdote in AMC's Mad Men." The second was a panel presentation...
October 1, 2012
John Farley (Physics and Astronomy) served on a panel of a Carbon to Clean Energy Roundtable at the Clark County Commission chambers in June. The Sierra Club and the Nevada Conservation League formed the panel to talk about the future of clean energy in Nevada and how it can help the economy.
October 1, 2012
Mark Fink (Online Education) recently presented "Peer Interaction & Implications for Academic Success: What Students Discuss Outside the Online Classroom" at the 4th Paris International Conference on Education, Economy and Society, which took place in France in July. His empirical study included development of an instrument using the Rasch...
October 1, 2012
Kyle Higgins (Educational & Clinical Studies) and Randy Boone (Teaching & Learning) edit Intervention in School and Clinic, one of the top academic journals in special education. The journal equips teachers and clinicians with hands-on tips, techniques, methods, and ideas for improving assessment, instruction, and management for...
October 1, 2012
Patricia Iannuzzi (Libraries) has been invited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges to develop resource materials and faculty institutes for colleges in their region on embedding and assessing information literacy and critical thinking as a requirement for graduates in California and Hawaii.
October 1, 2012
Karl Kingsley (Dental) and Christine Bergman (Hotel Administration) coauthored a presentation by dental student Don Phipps at the International Association for Dental Research in Iguacu Falls, Brazil, in June. It was titled "Soy Protein Extract Inhibits Oral Cancer Growth: Potential Dietary Implications." Kingsley also is the senior author of a...
October 1, 2012
Karl Kingsley (Dental), Katherine Howard (Dental), Clifford Seran (Dental), and Patricia Cruz (Community Health Sciences) have published their research, "A Molecular Survey of S. Mutans and P. Gingivalis Oral Microbial Burden in Human Saliva Using Relative Endpoint Polymerase Chain Reaction (RE-PCR) within the Population of a Nevada Dental...
October 1, 2012
Shannon Monnat (Sociology) coauthored an article, "Trends in the Family Income Distribution by Race/Ethnicity and Income Source, 1988-2009," with a colleague at the University at Albany - State University of New York. The article was recently published in the peer-reviewed journal, Population Review. The paper examines changes in overall family...
October 1, 2012
Anthony Guy Patricia (English) presented the paper, "Finding Revenge's Cave: The Character of Titus Andronicus," in the Music, Mayhem, and Madness: The Art of Assumed Madness in Titus Andronicus panel session of the 2012 Wooden O Symposium at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City in August.

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