Accomplishments

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

August 4, 2020
Soumya Upadhyay (Healthcare Administration) published two articles in the recent special issue of the Journal of Healthcare Finance that focuses on "Healthcare Finance and COVID-19." The first paper was "Hospital Capacity and Capacity Planning during COVID-19." The second paper was "Cash, Cash Conversion Cycle, and Inventory during COVID-19."
August 4, 2020
Dr. Caleb Murphy (Medicine) recently published a manuscript titled “Choosing Daily Labs Wisely in the Hospital: A Novel Tool for Assessing Laboratory Testing Appropriateness” in Quality Management in Health Care Journal. He described an original framework for assessing the appropriateness of common inpatient laboratory tests at the point of care.
August 4, 2020
Diana Eden (Film) is the author of the book Stars in Their Underwear: My Unpredictable Journey from Broadway Dancer to Costume Designer for Some of Hollywood's Biggest Stars. It chronicles her life as a costume designer for Las Vegas shows and Hollywood TV and films. Su Kim Chung of UNLV Libraries' Special Collections & Archives, facilitated...
August 3, 2020
Tyler D. Parry (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) appeared on KTNV Channel 13 Action News' "Bridging the Divide" series to discuss desegregation and the murder of Emmett Till. He also was one of five panelists who discussed issues of protest, racism, violence, and education in "Every Voice: Race, Protest, and Power in Las Vegas." The...
August 3, 2020
Alain Bengochea (Early Childhood, Multilingual, & Special Education) co-authored a manuscript, "Exploring the Object-sourced Transmodal Practices of an Emergent Bilingual Child in Sociodramatic Play" in the Journal of Early Childhood Research. This study explores how an emergent bilingual preschooler used different modalities (actions, visual...
August 3, 2020
Marina Garber-Colacicchi (World Languages and Cultures) had a collection of poetry "La commedia dell'arte" published in the latest issue of the literary magazine Kreshchatik, Kiev, Ukraine.
August 3, 2020
Jeremy Bowling (Political Science), Megan Becker, Elsa Dias, Donald Gooch, and John Ishiyama co-wrote and edited the track summary for the “Rethinking the Undergraduate Political Science Major” track at the 2020 American Political Science Association (APSA) Teaching and Learning Conference. The track brought together students, administrators, and...
July 31, 2020
Gary Totten (English) wrote "Mobility, Skepticism, and Counter-storytelling in African American Travel Writing: Carl Rowan's South of Freedom," which has been published in the Journal of American Studies. In the article, he discusses Rowan's narrative of his travels through the U.S. South in the 1950s, showing how Rowan's resistance to systemic...
July 31, 2020
Marta Soligo (Sociology and International Gaming Institute) and Brett Abarbanel (International Gaming Institute) co-authored a paper on the Venetian Hotel and Casino for the International Hospitality Review. The paper analyzes the concepts of experience economy and promotion of authenticity by exploring the resort’s tangible and intangible Italian...

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