Accomplishments

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

April 9, 2021
Jin Ouk Choi and Binit K. Shrestha (both Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction) along with colleagues at the George Washington University and the Iowa State University published a paper, "Exploring the Benefits and Tradeoffs of Design Standardization in Capital Projects," in the Engineering, Construction, and Architecture Management...
April 9, 2021
Jacob Skousen and Ellianna Rodriguez (both Educational Psychology and Higher Education) presented at the 11th annual National Education Finance Academy Conference. Their presentation, "The Subtle Structure of Inequity: School Fees," included an analysis of publicly accessible data from 10 school districts in Nevada. Through the use of descriptive...
April 9, 2021
Noria Litaker (History) recently published an article, "Lost in Translation? Constructing Ancient Roman Martyrs in Baroque Bavaria," in Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture. The article examines the construction and material presentation of Bavarian catacomb saints as well as the vitae written for them in 17th- and 18th-century...
April 9, 2021
Manoj Sharma (Environmental & Occupational Health) coauthored an article, “Associations among Stress, Anxiety, Depression, and Emotional Intelligence among Veterinary Medicine Students,” in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health in association with colleagues from Lincoln Memorial University, University of...
April 9, 2021
Neeraj Bhandari, Soumya Upadhyay, Christopher Cochran (all Healthcare Administration, and Policy), and Dr. Kavita Batra (Medicine) published an article, "Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Labor Market in the United States: Lower Paid Workers Experienced Higher Vulnerability and Slower Recovery" in the International Journal of Environmental Research...
April 8, 2021
Desiree Reed-Francois (Athletics) has been recognized by the publication Diverse Issues in Higher Education as one of its "Top 25 Women in Higher Education." In its annual special report the publication recognized women who were selected for making a difference in higher education by tackling some of its toughest challenges, exhibiting...
April 8, 2021
Keshia Kotula (Nursing) defended her Ph.D. dissertation to earn her doctorate title. Her topic was “Factors Influencing the Self-Reported Palliative Care Practices of Acute Care Nurses.”
April 8, 2021
G. David Beasley (Graduate College) presented a paper, "A Heroine Educated by Warrington: The Romance of the Forest and Dissenting Education" at the 51st American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies annual meeting. The paper traced the connections between Gothic novelist Ann Radcliffe, the Warrington Academy, and women's education in the 18th...
April 8, 2021
Kimberly James, Timothy Jones, Phillip Zawarus, Sean Slattery, Olga Townsend, Genevieve Tremblay, Francisco Menendez, Adam Paul (all Fine Arts), Althea Inns, Ted Weisman (OIT), and Julian Kilker (Journalism and Media Studies) contributed to a national online conversation about Envisioning a Post-pandemic Future for Arts and Media Higher Education...

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