Accomplishments

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

June 1, 2013
Joanne Goodwin (Women's Research Institute of Nevada) was a nominee for the 15th annual Women of Distinction Award presented by the National Association of Women Business Owners of Southern Nevada. The association, whose membership represents Southern Nevada's most influential business leaders, helps to educate and empower women business owners in...
June 1, 2013
Edward Collins (Cannon Survey Center) has been selected as a fellow for the 2013 National Data Institute on the datasets of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and National Science Foundation (NSF).
June 1, 2013
R. Jacob Baker (Electrical and Computer Engineering) has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) fellow. He is being recognized for his contributions to the design of memory integrated circuits, which have resulted in more than 100 U.S. patents on billions of dollars' worth of memory chips that are used by millions...
June 1, 2013
Nancy Strouse (Foundation), Scott Roberts (Foundation), and David Frommer (Planning and Construction) made presentations as part of the Leveraging Your Assets: Public Private Partnerships session at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, district VII conference in San Francisco in March. As university budgets tighten and state...
June 1, 2013
Dave James (Provost) has been named a fellow member of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). The fellow member grade was established 13 years ago to honor those active NSPE members who have demonstrated exemplary service to their profession, their society, and their community. This honor for his outstanding service was presented...
June 1, 2013
Alona Angosta (Nursing) received the Excellence in Research award from the UNLV School of Nursing. The award was presented at the UNLV academic recognition ceremony in April.
June 1, 2013
Jean Sternlight (Law) and Jennifer Robbennolt of the University of Illinois College of Law recently were awarded the Wayne R. LaFave Award for Excellence in Faculty Scholarship for 2012 for their book, Psychology and Lawyering (ABA 2012). The award is given to the best book published in a year by a member of the University of Illinois College of...
June 1, 2013
Miriam Melton-Villanueva (History) presented "Religious Context of Land in Nahua Communities of the Early 19th Century" at the Rocky Mountain Council of Latin American Studies' annual conference in Santa Fe, N.M. She also presented "Aztec Testaments: Indigenous Archives in Central Mexico" at a talk jointly sponsored by UNLV's department of...
June 1, 2013
Phillip Burns (Student Conduct) recently was named to serve as a faculty fellow at the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) Donald D. Gehring Academy, which will be held at the University of Louisville in July. He also serves on the ASCA Board of Directors, representing four-year public institution members.

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