Accomplishments

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

August 6, 2020
Gloria Wong-Padoongpatt (Psychology) has received the 2020 Jean Lau Chin Early Career Professional Award for Academic Scholarship for her work on microaggressions. This award comes from the American Psychological Association's Division 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women), Section 5: Psychology of Asian Pacific American Women. 
August 6, 2020
Colleen Hall-Patton (Sociology) was featured in the latest issue of Quiltfolk magazine which focuses on both influential and unknown people, organizations, and businesses in the quilt world. Each issue covers a different state, and this is the Nevada edition. The article covers her work as a researcher, quilter, and antique quilt collector. 
August 6, 2020
Dr. Sandhya Wahi-Gururaj (Medicine) was interviewed on ways physicians should maintain their well-being in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic because of her role as the American College of Physician's Nevada Chapter Well-being Champion. Internal medicine residents Dr. Caleb Murphy, a current third-year resident, and Dr. Banreet Dhindsa, who...
August 6, 2020
Jacob D. Skousen and Ellianna Rodriguez (both Educational Psychology & Higher Education) presented their paper, "The Costs of a Public Education: One Public-School District’s Student Fees" at the annual International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership Conference. (The 2020 conference was held virtually this month because of  the...
August 6, 2020
Alain Bengochea (Early Childhood, Multilingual, & Special Education) co-authored a manuscript, "Translanguaging for Varying Discourse Functions in Sociodramatic Play: An Exploratory Multiple Case Study of Young Emergent Bilinguals" in the International Journal of Bilingualism & Bilingual Education. This exploratory multiple case study...
August 5, 2020
Erin Zimmerman (Writing Center) published an article, "Locating Visual Communication across Disciplines: How Visual Instruction in Composition Textbooks differs from that in Science-writing Textbooks" in Across the Disciplines. This study compares how a corpus of 60 science writing textbooks and composition textbooks address visual communication...
August 5, 2020
Stephen Caplan (Music) has written an extremely informative article, recently published in The Double Reed, the quarterly journal of the International Double Reed Society. The article, "Six Metamorphoses After Covid," is about lessons learned during this pandemic. Highly recommended reading for all musicians (and non-musicians, too)!
August 5, 2020
Ian McDonough (Economics) has been awarded the S.J. Hall Faculty Fellowship. Awarded to tenured professors in the department of economics, the fellowship provides incentive for continuing research productivity and teaching performance. The fellowship is funded in the memory of Sherwood James Hall, a successful lumber entrepreneur who sought to...
August 5, 2020
Manoj Sharma (Environmental & Occupational Health) published a book chapter with Ram Lakhan (Berea College) and Chizoba Anyimukwu (Jackson State University) titled, "Substance Abuse in Dual Diagnosis" in the Handbook of Dual Diagnosis. Assessment and Treatment in Persons with Intellectual Disorders, part of the Autism and Child Psychopathology...

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