Accomplishments

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

October 5, 2017
Patricia "Trish" Suske (Summer Term ) was sworn in as president of the Western Association of Summer Session Administrators (WASSA) at the 71st annual Conference that took place in Golden, Colorado, in September. She was also this year's recipient of the association's Distinguished Service Award for her many years of dedication and leadership.
October 5, 2017
Benjamin Root and Philip Voorhees (Online Education) and their efforts were highlighted in the September release notes of H5P, an open source HTML5 eLearning authoring tool. The duo worked closely with the international H5P software team to test and improve the accessibility of the tool. The office of online education will pilot the use of H5P in...
October 4, 2017
Edward Lynch (Dental) presented a day's lecture program on behalf of the Irish Dental Association at their annual Irish meeting (Identix) in Dublin in September. The course was oversubscribed and was directed at clinicians to update them on the latest evidenced-based dentistry, including presentation of several recent translational research papers...
October 3, 2017
Cassaundra Rodriguez (Sociology) wrote a blog for Latinx Talk titled "Arpaio's Pardon and the Insidious Relationship Between Anti-Immigrant and Anti-Latinx Sentiment."
October 3, 2017
Stonewall Suites, the office of housing & residential life's newest thematic community, was nationally recognized as "Community of the Month" for August by the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH). Student leaders from across the country voted on the award. Eight regional nominees had been submitted by...
October 2, 2017
Edward Lynch (Dental) has published an article, Effect of Different Thermo-Light Polymerization on Flexural Strength of Two Glass Ionomer Cements and a Glass Carbomer Cement," in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. The research into the use of polymerization lights for heating glass ionomer cements or glass carbomer to improve their mechanical...
October 2, 2017
David J. Morris (English) is delivering a series of lectures on the history of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis on Oct. 3 and 4. In his lectures, he describes the history of the traumatic flashback and its relation to the rise of film and television, along with recounting the role...
October 2, 2017
Lauren Galloway (Sociology), Jillian Socea (Life Sciences), Kimberly Stevens (Psychology), and Monia Kazemeini and Sogol Pirbastami (both Mechanical Engineering) have been chosen to receive the fall 2017 Southwest Travel Awards. Recipients of the awards receive a round-trip travel voucher from Southwest Airlines to allow them to travel to a...
October 2, 2017
Benjamin P. Edwards  (Law) published an opinion piece in U.S. News and World Report titled "The Coming Trump Slump: Trump's Tumultuous Presidency is Damaging the U.S. Economy." The piece was co-authored with Sarah C. Haan of Washington and Lee University.

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