Accomplishments

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

February 7, 2020
Thomas Padilla (Libraries) was the February 2020 interview for the National Information Standards Organization's Information Organized website. Padilla was interviewed about a recent report commissioned by OCC, "Responsible Operations: Data Science, Machine Learning and AI in Libraries" that he wrote. The report represents an agenda for libraries...
February 7, 2020
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and colleagues recently published a paper, Moral Incongruence and Compulsive Sexual Behavior: Results from Cross-sectional Interactions and Parallel Growth Curve Analyses) in Journal of Abnormal Psychology. 
February 7, 2020
Anthony Lucas (Hospitality) and his co-author's paper, "Examining Expanded Differences in Slot Machine Pars: An Analysis of Revenue Impacts and Player Sensitivity to 'Price'," was recently published in the International Journal of Hospitality Management. The study found significant and substantial increases in revenue for high-par games, with no...
February 7, 2020
Emma Frances Bloomfield (Communication Studies) and Marcia Allison (University of Southern California) published a paper, "Rhetorical Imaginings and Multimodal Arguments at the European Green Belt: Juxtaposing Nonhuman Nature and Technology in our Collective Memory of the Cold War" in the Journal of Argumentation in Context. The paper examines the...
February 7, 2020
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) published a paper titled "Valuing Animals As They Are—Whether They Feel It or Not" in the European Journal of Philosophy. In this paper, she provides two respect-based arguments in defense of the claim that animals can be subject to dignitary wrongs, such as when they are dressed up in human clothing, mocked, and shamed on...
February 6, 2020
Cory Lampert and Darnelle Melvin (both Libraries) are co-authors on a new book, "Linked Data For The Perplexed Librarian," that will be released in March by the American Library Association Editions in collaboration with the Association of Library Collections and Technical Services. Lampert and Melvin co-authored the book with colleagues Scott...
February 6, 2020
Amanda Belarmino (Hospitality) and her co-author's paper "Examining the Impact of Political Candidates on Hotel Revenue" recently was published in the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Insights. The paper examines the impact of a charismatic political candidate on hotel revenue in the USA, particularly in their home states, through the lens of...
February 5, 2020
Chelsea Heinbach (Libraries) has been invited to serve on the Education Subcommittee for the State Complete Count Committee for the 2020 census. The subcommittees are tasked with placing intentional and deliberate focus on "low-response" or hard-to-count communities throughout the state. 
February 5, 2020
Tiffiany Howard (Political Science) in recognition of Black History Month was interviewed by Forbes Magazine for her research on the state of entrepreneurship in the African American community; and to celebrate and recognize black enteprises past, present, and future.

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