Accomplishments

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

August 28, 2017
Howard R.D Gordon (Teaching & Learning) served as a panel speaker at the 2017 Southern Nevada Urban Agriculture and Food Sustainability Forum in August. The focus of the discussion was how "Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) and Career & Technical Education (CTE) Can Prepare the Future Agriculture Workforce Through...
August 25, 2017
Marcia M. Gallo (History) has been named Martin Duberman Visiting Scholar for 2017–18 by the New York Public Library. The visiting scholar program fosters excellence in LGBT studies by providing funds for scholars to do research in the library’s preeminent LGBT historical collections. The fellowship is open to both academic faculty and independent...
August 25, 2017
Donovan Conley (Communication Studies) has published a new co-edited collection, along with Stephen J. Hartnett and Lisa Keranen,  Imagining China: Rhetorics of Nationalism in an Age of Globalization (Michigan State University Press). The essays in this collection offer critical readings of the "China imaginary" as it is rhetorically co-authored...
August 25, 2017
Claytee White (University Libraries) has been selected to receive the Humanitarian Award at the TMG Entertainment Network's 21st Silver State Awards - Women Awards. The ceremony, which benefits Susan G. Komen, will take place Nov. 18. White is director of the Libraries' Oral History Research Center.
August 24, 2017
Emma Frances Bloomfield (Communication Studies) authored an essay about the life-sized replica of Noah's Ark in Kentucky that is part of the Answers in Genesis, a creationist nonprofit. The article, "Ark Encounter as Material Apocalyptic Rhetoric: Contemporary Creationist Strategies On Board Noah's Ark,"  has been published in the Southern...
August 24, 2017
Dr. Christina Demopoulos (Dental) received a $600,000 grant from Oral Health America to begin the Early Childhood Caries Prevention Project. The three-year grant, which partners the Dental School with Oral Health America/ Smiles Across America and Ronald McDonald House Charities, is designed to develop a comprehensive evidence-based/promising-...
August 23, 2017
Daniel Chi (Business) is a participant in a grant awarded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) for approximately $350,000 over a five-year period. Collaborating with him is Guotai Chi and his team at China's Dalian University of Technology. NSFC has designated the endeavor as a "key project." It will develop theory and...
August 23, 2017
Kevin L. Stoker (Journalism and Media Studies) published a study on The New York Times' first chief South American correspondent in Journalism and Communication Monographs. "The Journalist Who Interpreted Too Much: The New York Times Courtship, Defense, and Betrayal of John W. White" chronicles the paper's coverage of Argentina and neighboring...
August 23, 2017
Dak Kopec (Architecture) recently released an edited book, Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture. Published by Routledge, this book contains 15 essays by diverse scholars and professionals from architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and allied fields such as law, nursing, and education. The overarching goal of the book is...

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