Accomplishments

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

January 6, 2021
Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business) and master's student, Sheen Kachen recently had their paper, "Exploring online comments from a strategic marketing stance to reduce wildlife crime," published in the journal Psychology & Marketing. Through the lens of social learning theory, the study proposes messaging strategies as a...
January 6, 2021
Chia-Liang Dai (Teaching and Learning) served as lead author on the article "Physical activity interventions targeting perceived body image among adolescent girls" published in the Journal of Physical Education and Sport in collaboration with colleagues Manoj Sharma (Environmental and Occupational Health), Ching-Chen Chen (Counselor Education,...
January 6, 2021
Euiseong Ko and Mingon Kang (Computer Science) are co-authors on a new article, "Prediction of Alzheimer’s disease-specific phospholipase c gamma-1 SNV by deep learning-based approach for high-throughput screening," published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. The publication is achieved by the...
January 6, 2021
Guogen Shan (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) received a $1.5 million grant, "Alzheimer's Disease: New Trial Designs for Emerging Challenges," from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging. The research team also includes Dr. Jeff Cummings from the Brain Health Department as well as researchers from Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo...
January 6, 2021
Katelin Gilbertson (Economics, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) recently had her OpEd, "Clark County deserves a bigger slice of pizza" published in the Las Vegas Sun. Gilbertson proposes a long term solution to the recovery of Las Vegas' most prominent industry, live entertainment. Her piece discusses how Clark County should receive...
January 5, 2021
Katelin Gilbertson (Economics, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) and Eshaan Vakil (Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) recently published an op-ed in the Nevada Current titled "Not an L, not a V, not a Nike swoosh: Nevada’s K-shaped recovery" Their piece discusses the difference in economic recovery between white-collar jobs ...
January 5, 2021
Manoj Sharma (Environmental & Occupational Health) co-authored the article "COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy in the United States: A rapid national assessment" in collaboration with colleagues from New Mexico State University, Ball State University, University of Toledo, University of Houston-Victoria, and University of Florida.
January 5, 2021
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) served as lead author on the article 'Contextualizing our leadership education approach to complex problem solving: Shifting paradigms and evolving knowledge - Priority 5 of the National Leadership Education Research Agenda 2020-2025' published in the Journal of Leadership Studies. It explores...
January 4, 2021
Joseph B. Curran (Anthropology) has co-authored an article, "War Clubs in Southern California: an Interdisciplinary Study of Blunt Force Weapons and Their Impact," with with David E. Raymond, an associate professor in the California State University, Los Angeles department of mechanical engineering. The article has been published in the Journal of...

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