Accomplishments

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

May 6, 2019
David G. Schwartz (Faculty Affairs) recently had an essay called "The Consumer Age Turned Americans into Gamblers: When the Economy Shifted from Production to Consumption, How You Spent Your Money Mattered More Than How You Earned It." This essay, commissioned by Zocalo Public Square for "What It Means to Be American," a national conversation...
May 3, 2019
Georgiann Davis (Sociology) is the author of the award-winning book Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis. The book was linked this week in a New York Times editorial titled "The Thin Line Between Surgery and Mutilation."
May 3, 2019
Kara Radzak and Graham McGinnis (both Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) received funding from the Far West Athletic Trainers' Association research grants program for their study, “Relationship Between Chronotype and Injury While Undergoing Time Mandated Physical Training.” The year-long project will examine the relationship between circadian...
May 3, 2019
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity and Social Justice) was awarded the Commitment to Diversity & Social Justice award at UNLV's Rebel Awards 2019.
May 3, 2019
Alyssa Crittenden (Anthropology) received a research grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for her research on food and water insecurity among indigenous foragers of Tanzania, East Africa. 
May 3, 2019
Cristina Hernandez (Nidetch Women's Center) recently was a panelist on "Envision Change and Equality in an Anti-Harassment Environment" at the annual Federally Employed Women's Western Regional Training Program 2019. 
May 3, 2019
Courtney Jones (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) was awarded the Student Commitment to Diversity and Social Justice honor at the 2019 Rebel Awards. This award recognizes a student who promotes diversity and cross-cultural sensitivity within the campus community and has a commitment to transcending cultural and racial...
May 2, 2019
Jennifer J. Reed (Sociology) was featured in an Earth Day story and photo essay about performing symbolic marriage to the Earth ceremonies, The Ecosexual Movement Is Attracting New People to Environmentalism. Her dissertation research examines the development of the ecosexual movement, including use of the tactic of human wedding ceremonies...
May 2, 2019
Kai-Yu Ho, Rachel Gross (both Physical Therapy) and Wade Gaal (Medicine) co-authored “Incomplete Fracture of the Anterior Superior Iliac Spine,” which appeared in the May issue of the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. The article, also co-authored byAlison Nguyen of Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging, shared the clinical...

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