Accomplishments

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

May 27, 2020
Aaron Cowan, Cida de Aragon, John McVay, Aundrea Frahm (all Art), and Shahab Zargari (Fine Arts), along with incoming art graduate student Keeva Lough, are featured in recent videos that are included in Long-Distance RADAR, a socially distanced YouTube presentation from RADAR, a Las Vegas-based platform for performance art. Cowan, de Aragon, and...
May 26, 2020
Tirth Bhatta (Sociology) and Moushumi Roy of the department of sociology at Delta College wrote a critical essay, "The Pandemic is Sending India's Poor into the Abyss," that appears on Salon. He explains how the pandemic is exacerbating inequalities in India and the myriad ways the country's underclass are suffering. Bhatta studies how cumulative...
May 26, 2020
Steffen Lehmann (Architecture) has been selected as one of the "Top 100 Leaders in Education" — an award to be conferred at the Global Forum For Education and Learning (GFEL) conference, which will take place in Las Vegas next month. The awardees were judged on the following five parameters: overall reach, industry impact, spirit of innovation,...
May 26, 2020
Tim Gauthier (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) recently published a peer-reviewed article in the Journal of Veterans Studies: "'I Can Spin Some Bullshit if You Want': Narrating (and Bridging?) the Civil-Military Divide in Phil Klay's Redeployment."
May 26, 2020
Sanae El Ibrahimi (Environmental and Occupational Health), along with  colleagues from Comagine Health and the Oregon Health Sciences University, published an abstract at the Academy Health 2020 Annual Research meeting titled “A Comparison of Trends in Opioid Dispensing Patterns between Medicaid Pharmacy Claims and Prescription Drug Monitoring...
May 22, 2020
Dr. Patrick Wallace (Medicine) recently had several peer-reviewed papers published in medical journals. They include:  "Top 10 Evidence-Based Countermeasures for Night Shift Workers"  "Identifying and Managing Coronavirus in the ED" "Debunking Dysbarism" (diving-related disorders)       
May 21, 2020
John Tuman (Political Science), and Hafthor Erlingsson, '19 PhD Political Science, have published an article, "The Determinants of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment Flows in Mexican States, 2004-2014." The article appeared in the journal Latin American Policy.
May 21, 2020
Jin Ouk Choi and Binit K. Shrestha (both Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction) published a paper, "Innovative Technologies and Management Approaches for Facility Design Standardization and Modularization of Capital Projects," in the Journal of Management in Engineering published by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Shrestha...
May 20, 2020
Gary Totten (English) has published an article, “Wharton’s Wild West: Undine Spragg and the Dakota Divorce,” in the journal Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory. He examines Edith Wharton's portrayal of western U.S. divorce colonies in the early 20th century in her novel The Custom of the Country (1913).

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