Accomplishments

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

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.
October 1, 2012
Gary Pullman (English) published a short story, "It's a Wonderful Life," in the spring edition of the peer-reviewed periodical, Word River Literary Review.
October 1, 2012
David Schmoeller (Film) received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in World Cinema. The event took place at the Fantaspoa Film Festival in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the largest genre film festival in South America, and featured the world premiere of his 10th feature film Little Monsters (2012). The film was shot on location in Las Vegas...
October 1, 2012
Joel Snyder (Psychology) and Melissa Gregg (Psychology) were awarded a grant from the Army Research Office to perform studies on "Perceptual and Neural Mechanisms of Auditory Change Detection." A paper related to the award was published in the journal Neuroimage. It was titled, "Enhanced Sensory Processing Accompanies Successful Detection of...

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