Accomplishments

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

September 25, 2017
Greg Moody (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) recently published an article in the prestigous information systems journal Management Information Systems Quarterly with his coauthors Mikko Siponen, and Seppo Pahnila. The forthcoming article is: "Toward a Unified Model of Information Security Policy Compliance."  He also published "It’s...
September 22, 2017
President Len Jessup on Sept. 14 announced UNLV’s inaugural Top Tier Award recipients during his State of the University Address: Alisha Kerlin, interim director of the Barrick Museum of Art; Jefferson Kinney, associate professor of psychology; and Kwang Kim, Southwest Gas professor of energy and matter.   Kerlin leads museum interdisciplinary...
September 19, 2017
Jay Shen (Department of Healthcare Administration and Policy/School of Community Health Science), Catherine Dingley (Nursing), Pearl Kim (Healthcare Administration and Policy), Ji Yoo (School of Medicine) have been awarded a grant for the Tier III project of the Engaging Patients with Life-Limiting Illnesses on Receiving Palliative Care, funded by...
September 19, 2017
Bo Bernhard (International Gaming Institute), Brett Abarbanel (International Gaming Institute), and Jennifer Roberts (International Center for Gaming Regulation) recently presented their research to Japanese leadership at the U.S.-Japan Business Council in Tokyo on the potential social and economic contributions of integrated resorts to Japan....
September 18, 2017
Frank Cucinotta (Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) spoke during the National Cancer Institutes' workshop that addressed the biological consequences of radiation therapy in the development of new treatments. The workshop brought together leading experts to explore the potential of clinical dose-effect using biological measures that could...
September 18, 2017
Linda Berger (Law) and Temple Law Professor Kathy Stanchi have published a new book that presents a unique theory of legal persuasion, blending rhetorical theory and cognitive science with real-life practice. Legal Persuasion: A Rhetorical Approach to the Science (Routledge) draws on the latest findings from persuasion science as well as on...
September 18, 2017
Rebecca Gill (Political Science and the Women's Research Institute of Nevada) and her colleagues (PI Nuno Garoupa from Texas A&M and Co-PI Lydia Tiede from the University of Houston) have been awarded grant funding in the amount of $86,000 from the Law and Social Sciences Program of the National Science Foundation.  The award will support a...
September 15, 2017
Michelle Light and Cory Lampert (University Libraries) recently received two grants totaling $54,900 from the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial to fund digitization projects in Special Collections and Archives. The first grant for $49,400 will fund the digitization of the Las Vegas Age, which ran from 1905-1947, and the region’s first...
September 14, 2017
Mark Buttner and Patricia Cruz (both Environmental and Occupational Health) received a one-year, $1.2M award from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services to conduct molecular biological environmental monitoring.

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