Accomplishments

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

June 1, 2013
Abigail Hasberry (Teaching & Learning) was selected as one of UNLV's outstanding graduates for spring 2013. She was recognized during the May 19 commencement ceremony at which she received her doctoral degree.
June 1, 2013
Jonathan Deans (Theatre) recently was nominated for a Tony Award for his sound design for Pippin on Broadway.
May 1, 2013
Joanne Goodwin (Women's Research Institute of Nevada) received an invitation from the White House to attend a day-long conference focusing on girls' leadership and civic education. She will be joining a select group of educators, scholars, and elected officials to examine how to promote civic learning and engagement, as well as encourage the...
May 1, 2013
Christine Clark (Department of Teaching and Learning) recently received the UNLV Graduate & Professional Student Association Outstanding Mentor Award. The award acknowledges faculty members who have demonstrated continued success in preparing graduate and professional students for academia. She also was featured on the cover of Convergence,...
May 1, 2013
Cyrus Ford (Libraries) received the Outstanding Library Faculty Service Award for his wide-ranging service to the University Libraries, UNLV, and the profession of librarianship. He serves as the chair of the UNLV Libraries' Hot Topics Open Forum and the Library Faculty Professional Development Committee, along with participation on other...
May 1, 2013
Cory Lampert (Libraries) received UNLV's McPhee Librarian of the Year Award for demonstrating exceptional leadership in the planning and completion of digital projects, resulting in the exponential growth of the University Libraries' digital collections. She is recognized for her expertise in moving a project from conception to implementation to...
May 1, 2013
Maurice Finocchiaro (Philosophy) is the author of Meta-argumentation: An Approach to Logic and Argumentation Theory, which was published in March by College Publications (London). It is volume 42 of their series of "Studies in Logic." The book deals with meta-arguments, which are arguments about arguments. As such, it provides a study of the...
May 1, 2013
David Schwartz (Center for Gaming Research) received the Outstanding Library Faculty Scholarship Award. He published a new casino edition of his critically acclaimed history of gambling, Roll the Bones, to which he added a significant amount of new content on recent gaming developments in Las Vegas and Macau. In addition, he authored two...
May 1, 2013
Kwang Kim (Mechanical Engineering) is coauthor of the book, Biomimetic Robotic Artificial Muscles, which recently was published by World Scientific. This book presents a comprehensive overview of selected robotic artificial muscles. His coauthors are professor Xiaobo Tan of Michigan State University, professor Hyouk Ryeol Choi of Sungkyunkwan...

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