Accomplishments

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

May 20, 2020
Sai Kosaraju and Mingon Kang (both Computer Science) published a journal paper, "Deep-Hipo: Multi-scale Receptive Field Deep Learning for Histopathological Image Analysis" in Methods. In the study, they developed a novel multi-task-based deep learning model for histopathology (named Deep-Hipo) that takes multi-scale patches simultaneously for...
May 20, 2020
Alan Simmons (Anthropology) is a co-author of an article in Nature-Scientific Reports. The article is a cross-disciplinary study that incorporates some of his archeological research on Cyprus.  "Tracking the Near Eastern Origins and European Dispersal of the Western House Mouse" examines the spread of the common house mouse in early agricultural...
May 20, 2020
Andrew Thomas Reyes (Nursing) published an article, “Matters of HEARTS: Health, Experience of Abuse, Resilience, Technology Use, and Safety of Older Adults,” in the Educational Gerontology Journal.
May 19, 2020
Susan Lee Johnson (History) has been nominated president-elect of the Western History Association (WHA), and will serve as president of the organization in 2022. The WHA's mission is "to be a congenial home for the study and teaching of all aspects of North American Wests, frontiers, homelands, and borderlands."
May 19, 2020
Nicholas Irwin (Economics) with Jinhyung Lee, Harvey Miller, and Elena Irwin (all from Ohio State University) recently published their paper, "The Role of Distance‐Dependent Versus Localized Amenities in Polarizing Urban Spatial Structure: A Spatio‐Temporal Analysis of Residential Location Value in Columbus, Ohio, 2000–2015," in Geographical...
May 19, 2020
Jun Yong Kang and Paul Foster (both Chemistry and Biochemistry) have been awarded a patent (10,633,403) granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the invention “N-Heterocyclic Phosphines." The chemical reagents, N-Heterocyclic Phosphines, enable a rapid synthesis of potential bioactive phosphorus-containing compounds and active...
May 19, 2020
Jason Avedesian and Janet Dufek (both Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences), recently published two papers, "The Influence of Sport-Related Concussion on Lower Extremity Injury Risk: A Review of Current Return-to-Play Practices and Clinical Implications" and "Landing Biomechanics in Adolescent Athletes With and Without a History of Sports-Related...
May 19, 2020
Anjala S. Krishen (Marketing & International Business) had a paper, "Harnessing the Waiting Experience: Anticipation, Expectations, and WOM," accepted in Journal of Services Marketing. This interdisciplinary work was conducted in collaboration with the Shark Reef Exhibit at Mandalay Bay and co-authored with Brian Robison and two UNLV doctoral...
May 18, 2020
KellyAnn Garthe and Catherine Dingley (both Nursing), along with Michael Johnson of Nevada State College, recently published their paper, “A Historical and Contemporary Literature Review of Rejection Sensitivity in Marginalized Populations” in the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. Their paper synthesized the literature on...

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