Accomplishments

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

November 8, 2017
Ken Czerwinski (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has accepted an invitation from the director of the Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to serve as an expert on a study mandated by Congress on the treatment of low-level radioactive waste at the Hanford site in Washington state....
November 8, 2017
David Hatchett (Chemistry and Biochemistry) was recently awarded a $232,936 research grant from National Security Technologies. The funding will support his “Metals Separation Project.”  
November 7, 2017
School of Life Sciences associate professor and associate dean of the College of Sciences Javier A. Rodríguez was appointed Affiliated Researcher of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at the University of California, Berkeley. “Affiliated Researcher” is an official designation conferred to a small number of investigators with strong ties to the...
November 7, 2017
The Classroom Technology Services department within the Office of Information Technology has been featured in an AVIXA case study for their innovative use of data that has saved the university an estimated $77,000 annually. The case study, UNLV Uses Data to Highlight the Value of a Well-managed AV Operation, explores how the department used data...
November 3, 2017
Benjamin Edwards (Law) presented a paper entitled Venture Bearding at The University of New Mexico School of Law.  The paper addresses identity performance at the intersection of entity formation and capital raising.
November 3, 2017
Hans Rawhouser (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and Michael Cummings (formerly in department of Accounting) recently published a paper examining L3C and Benefit Corporation legislation from 2008 to the present in the Wyoming Law Review. These new legal forms are designed to better fit the needs of entrepreneurs seeking to accomplish a...
November 2, 2017
Katherine Keller (Libraries) recently presented "Comics, Censorship, and You" at the Nevada Library Association-Mountain Plains Library Association Joint Conference 2017 in Stateline. Her presentation addressed the history of comics censorship, the birth of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, comics and collection development, and what to do in a...
November 2, 2017
Michael Ian Borer (Sociology) gave a talk and workshop for the Las Vegas-Clark County Library Distract at its Windmill Lane location as part of its “Adulting 101” series. He presented research on popular culture and social interaction and their connections to urban “lifestyle enclaves,” scenes, and friendship networks.  
November 2, 2017
Andrew Thomas Reyes and Katrina Isla (both Nursing), Christopher Kearney (Psychology), and Ross Bryant (Military and Veteran Services Center) co-authored “Student Veterans’ Construction and Enactment of Resilience: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Study,” which explored how student veterans prepare themselves to handle the challenges of academic...

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