Accomplishments

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

November 7, 2019
Angela Amar (Nursing) recently was appointed by the National League for Nursing to serve a two-year term as a member of its Finance Committee. The league is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education with more than 40,000 individual and 1,200 institutional members. 
November 6, 2019
Nicholas B. Irwin (Economics) has co-authored two chapters that appeared in a new book, Science for the Sustainable City: Empirical Insights from the Baltimore School of Urban Ecology which synthesizes 20 years of research in the greater Baltimore region as part of long-running National Science Foundation Long-Term Ecological Research network that...
November 6, 2019
 John Mercer, Boram Lim, Cordero Roche, and Andrew Craig-Jones (all Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) presented a symposium on their research “Physics and Physiology of Endurance Sports: Swim, Bike, and Run” at the 2019 Southwest American College of Sports medicine annual meeting. This was the first conference presentation for the three doctoral...
November 6, 2019
Shiloh Bradley and Tina Nelson (Office of Decision Support) presented "Multiple Approaches to Assessing the Impacts of Student Success Initiatives: Three Examples at UNLV" at the Rocky Mountain Association for Institutional Research (RMAIR) conference on October 31st in Midway, UT. Utilizing multiple data sources, research methods, and BI and...
November 6, 2019
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) co-authored a chapter in the newly published open-access book Developing change agents: Innovative practices for sustainability leadership titled "Developing leaders in place: Graduate leadership education for a sustainable and peaceful future." The chapter — and entire book — is available for...
November 5, 2019
Richard Darnold (Business) awas issued Patent No. 10,039,240: "Device for Monitoring and Controlling Water Flow." The patent provides for a system of monitoring water flow in irrigation systems by learning through volume, frequency and pressure and can determine deviations from norms when there is break in the system.         
November 5, 2019
Rei Serafica (Nursing) presented his research topic  "Acculturative Stress Among Older Immigrants in the United States" at the  44th Annual American Association for Men in Nursing in Orlando, Florida, earlier this month. He also serves as the vice-president of Men in Nursing of Southern Nevada. 
November 5, 2019
Paula Frew (Environmental and Occupational Health) and Vincent Fenimore (Public Health) had their research "Patient and provider perspectives on how trust influences maternal vaccine acceptance among pregnant women in Kenya" published in BMC Health Services Research.
November 5, 2019
Lung-Chang Chien (Environmental and Occupational Health) recently published an article on "Identifying high risk areas of Zika virus infection by meteorological factors in Colombia" in the journal BMC Infectious Diseases. This study used meteorological measurements to monitor ZIKV infection due to the high correlation between climate change and...

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