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Accomplishments

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

Nov 20, 2018
Published: Tanvi Patel, Mark Buttner, David Rivas, Chad Cross, Dennis Bazylinski, and Joram Seggev
Tanviben Patel,  Mark Buttner, Dr. Joram Seggev (Environmental and Occupational Health), Dennis Bazylinski (Life Sciences), Chad Cross  (Environmental and Occupational Health, and Medicine), and former student David Rivas co-authored an article in The Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment titled "Variation in Airborne Fungal...


Nov 20, 2018
Honors: Dave Loeb
Dave Loeb (Music) and the UNLV School of Music, Division of Jazz and Commercial Music, received another outstanding review for its latest release, Fascinating Rhythm/Latin Journey IV on Vegas Records, in the  November Education issue of Jazz Times. "There’s an abundance of riches on this two CD-set from UNLV’s jazz program. It includes...


Nov 20, 2018
Notable: Jun Kang
Jun Kang (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has been awarded a patent granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the invention “Methods and Compositions for Substituted Alpha-Aminophosphonate Analogues.” This synthetic method would enable a rapid synthesis of bioactive phosphorus-containing compounds and pharmaceuticals under toxic metal-free...


Nov 20, 2018
Presentation: Romeo Jackson
Romeo Jackson, LGBTQ and Gender Program Coordinator in the Office of Student Diversity and Social Justice, presented at the 2018 Student Affairs Conference.  The topic was "Lost in the Borderlands: Supporting Queer and Trans Students of Color."


Nov 19, 2018
Presentation: Vivek Sah
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) recently participated as a panel expert during the Las Vegas Market Symposium 2018 hosted by the Nevada chapter of the Appraisal Institute. The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with more than 18,000 professionals in nearly 50 countries throughout...


Nov 19, 2018
Honors: Christina Demopoulos
Dr. Christina Demopoulos (Dental) received the “Outstanding Community Partner” award from Acelero Learning for her continued commitment and advocacy to children, families, and Acelero Learning Clark County Head Start programs. She is leading an early childhood caries prevention project sponsored by Oral Health America that is designed to reduce...


Nov 19, 2018
Presentation: Marina Georgieva
Marina Georgieva (Libraries) presented "Building websites and leading librarians to a new level of project engagement" at the 2018 Library and Information Technology Association Library Technology Forum in Minneapolis. 


Nov 15, 2018
Notable: Michael Ian Borer
Michael Ian Borer (Sociology) was interviewed and appeared in an NBC News story about the labeling of generations and the assumptions people make about them. The segment is entitled, "Generation Who: Find out which generation you belong to."


Nov 14, 2018
Grant: Jennifer Kawi
Jennifer Kawi (Nursing) is the recipient of a $30,000 Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare award to support three Jonas Scholars with a $10,000 scholarship each in the 2018-2020 Jonas Scholar cohort.  Catherine Dingley (Nursing) submitted the application.


Nov 14, 2018
Notable: Maham Bhatti
Graduate student Maham Bhatti (School of Community Health Sciences) has been accepted into the University of Missouri Health Care Administrative Fellowship, a unique two-year program dedicated to fostering the next generation of health care leaders.  As a MU Health Care fellow, Bhatti will be working side-by-side with executive leadership and will...


Nov 14, 2018
Presentation: Donica’ Beckett, Philip Danquah, Johanna Andrews, Melva Thompson-Robinson, and Carolee Dodge Francis
Donica’ Beckett (Public Health), Philip Danquah (Social Work), Johanna Andrews (Public Health), Melva Thompson-Robinson (Public Health), Carolee Dodge Francis (Education). Presented a research poster, "Perspectives of Vulnerability to Sexual Risk Behaviors among Self-Identified Heterosexual African American College Students Enrolled In Jefferson...


Nov 14, 2018
Presentation: Nirmala Lekhak
Nirmala Lekhak (Nursing) presented her research “Effect of Meditation and Prayer on Cognitive Function of Older Adults with Multimorbidity” at International Symposium of Contemplative Practices, Mind and Life Institute Flagship Conference, in Phoenix. She also received a scholarship to attend this conference.  


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