Accomplishments

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

September 1, 2013
Jean Hertzman (Hotel) received the Chef Herman Breithaupt Award from the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (I-CHRIE). This award honors the memory of a pioneer in culinary education by recognizing outstanding achievement and contributions to foodservice education by a chef/educator. The recipient of the award...
September 1, 2013
Mark Buttner and Patricia Cruz (Community Health Sciences) received a $1.1 million, 16-month award from the Nevada department of health and human services to conduct environmental monitoring.
September 1, 2013
Stephen Brown (Economics) and Hillard Huntington of Stanford University are the authors of "Assessing the U.S. Oil Security Premium," which was published in Energy Economics.
September 1, 2013
Dale "Shag" Shigenaga (Hotel) was inducted as an American Academy of Chefs (AAC) Honorary Fellow at the AAC dinner that took place during the American Culinary Federation national convention at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in July.
September 1, 2013
Travis Olson (Teaching & Learning) was featured in the latest edition of "Discoveries" newsletter. The article describes his use of software and web resources in teaching mathematics. The newsletter also describes his teacher professional development project that was funded through the Nevada collaborative teaching improvement program.
September 1, 2013
Dan Bubb and Lindsay Couzens (Academic Assessment) presented a poster at the annual LiveText Assessment Conference in Chicago in July. The poster shared strategies for developing comprehensive assessment programs, including the critical role faculty play in them. It also showcased the progress some UNLV programs have made in response to the...
August 1, 2013
Brackley Frayer (Theatre) is designing the lighting for the musical Sugar, which is being directed by Tony Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Glenn Casale (Theatre) at the California Music Circus in Sacramento. The show opens Aug. 23.
August 1, 2013
Dan Bubb (Academic Assessment), Gregory Schraw (Education), David James (Academic Programs), Barbara Brents (Sociology), Kyle Kaalberg (Teaching and Learning), Gwen Marchand (Educational Psychology), Penny Amy (Biology), and Ann Cammett (Law) recently published an article in Assessment Update, a publication that is widely read by assessment...
August 1, 2013
Darcy del Bosque, Susie Skarl, and Sam Lief (all Libraries) received the Highly Commended Award for their article "Libraries Atwitter: Trends in Academic Library Tweeting" from Emerald Group Publishing. Every year Emerald invites journal editors to nominate what they believe has been that title's outstanding paper and up to three highly commended...

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