Accomplishments

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

July 27, 2012
Eileen Medinger (Educational Outreach) will present "The Thread to the Unknown. The Chess Game: Sculpture as a Research Methodology" at the third International Conference on the Image" in Poznan, Poland in September. Because mythology and metaphor are not scientifically provable, they are dismissed. This view is alienating, as scientific...
July 27, 2012
Nancy Lough (Educational Research, Cognition & Development), Joanne Goodwin (Women's Research Institute of Nevada), Carol Harter (Black Mountain Institute), and Peg Rees (Educational Outreach) participated in the panel discussion "Equity in Education: Celebrating 40 Years of Title IX" in April. The panel, which included Judith Sweet,...
July 27, 2012
Vicki Holmes (English Language Center) and Ellen Dougherty (College of Education) presented sessions on incorporating technology in the ESL classroom at the International TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) meeting in Philadelphia in March and at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators annual meeting in Houston in...
July 27, 2012
Lisa Kelleher (Intercollegiate Athletics) and Starr Wharton (Student Recreation and Wellness Center) attended the Step UP! Be a Leader; Make A Difference facilitator training at the University of Arizona. The pro-social behavior and bystander intervention program educates students to be proactive in helping others. It raises awareness of help...
July 27, 2012
David Loeb performed George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" with the Las Vegas Philharmonic at the Smith Center in April, receiving a standing ovation from the audience. He also was the featured pianist for Laura Karpmann's "Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz," based on the Langston Hughes poem that was recently recorded at George Lucas's...
July 27, 2012
Michael Wilder is presenting "Building Online Learning Communities with Multiuser Blogging Environments" at conferences this summer. Last month he presented at the Defense Acquisition University and George Mason University, which hosted the educational conference Innovations in eLearning VIII. In July he will present the paper in Las Vegas at...
July 27, 2012
The Office of Institutional Analysis and Planning has achieved national recognition for developing UNLV's enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence tool, MYUNLV Analytics, allowing campus employees access to accurate, actionable information to carry out their responsibilities. Office staff members have presented papers on different...
July 27, 2012
Kari Coburn and Mike Ellison (Institutional Analysis and Planning) made invited presentations at both the annual forum of the Rocky Mountain Association for Institutional Research in Albuquerque in October and at the annual forum of the Association for Institutional Research in New Orleans in June. Coburn's presentation was "Establishing an...
July 27, 2012
Christina Drum (Institutional Analysis and Planning) made invited presentations at both the annual forum of the Rocky Mountain Association for Institutional Research in Albuquerque in October and at the Higher Education Data Warehousing Conference in Austin, Texas, in April. She presented "Of Forests and Trees: Institutional Data Definitions and...

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