Accomplishments

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

August 31, 2017
Marta Soligo (Sociology) published an article, "Film Imaginaries for Tourism – An Innovative Promotional and Sustainable Approach," in the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) volume Innovation in Tourism – Bridging Theory and Practice.
August 31, 2017
Arpita Basu (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) co-authored “Strawberries Improve Pain and Inflammation in Obese Adults with Radiographic Evidence of Knee Osteoarthritis,” which appeared in the August issue of Nutrients, an open access journal of human nutrition. Knee osteoarthritis is a chronic condition that causes pain, disability, and reduced...
August 30, 2017
Robert Futrell (Sociology) recently was interviewed by US News and World Report and Kaiser Health News about the Charlottesville, Virginia, events and the rise of white supremacy. He is the co-author of American Swastika: Inside the White Power Movement's Hidden Spaces of Hate.
August 30, 2017
David Weiller (Music) returned to the College Light Opera Company (CLOC) in Falmouth, Massachusetts, to conduct a production of The Desert Song, a popular 1926 American operetta by Sigmund Romberg. In its 49th season, CLOC is one of the oldest and most respected summer-stock theater companies in the country. It is a community in which young...
August 30, 2017
Nerses Kopalyan and Tiffiany Howard (both Political Science) co-authored the book Sex, Power, and Politics (Palgrave 2016). Additionally, Kopalyan is the author of World Political Systems After Polarity (Routledge 2017).
August 30, 2017
Dana Bickmore (Educational Psychology & Higher Education) and Marytza Gawlik (Florida State University) recently published the second of two edited volumes of research focused on the charter school principal, Unexplored Conditions of Charter School Principals: An Examination of the Issues and Challenges for Leaders. This second volume explores...
August 29, 2017
Jing Nong Liang (Physical Therapy) co-authored “Standing on Wedges Modifies Side-Specific Postural Control in the Presence of Lateral External Perturbations,” which investigated the role of wedges and external lateral perturbations on anticipatory and compensatory postural adjustments. This publication is part of an inter-institutional...
August 29, 2017
Georgiann Davis (Sociology) received the 2017 American Sociological Association Sex and Gender Section's Distinguished Book Award for her 2015 New York University Press book Contesting Intersex The Dubious Diagnosis. She also received the section's 2017 Feminist Scholar Activist Award.
August 28, 2017
Jennifer Rennels and Andrea Kayl (both Psychology), along with Swedish collaborators Joshua Juvrud, Martin Asperholm, Gustaf Gredebäck, and Agneta Herlitz, published an article in Developmental Psychology on how differences in caregiving experience (female caregiver only or distributed caregiving between a female and male) are related to infants'...

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