Accomplishments

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

October 1, 2012
Joel Snyder (Psychology) and Melissa Gregg (Psychology) were awarded a grant from the Army Research Office to perform studies on "Perceptual and Neural Mechanisms of Auditory Change Detection." A paper related to the award was published in the journal Neuroimage. It was titled, "Enhanced Sensory Processing Accompanies Successful Detection of...
October 1, 2012
An-Pyng Sun (Social Work) published a peer-reviewed article, "Helping Homeless Individuals with Co-Occurring Disorders: The Four Components," in Social Work, a premium journal in the social work field. She also wrote a chapter, "Gender, Substance Use, and Substance Use Disorders," for Chemical Dependency: A Systems Approach (2012). Additionally...
October 1, 2012
An-Pyng Sun (Social Work), Chih-Hsiang Ho (Math), and Larry Ashley (Educational and Clinical Studies) wrote an article, "Addiction and Substance Abuse among Nevada Youth," which appeared in The Social Health of Nevada: Leading Indicators and Quality of Life in the Silver State (2012, Edited by Dmitri N. Shalin of Sociology). Sun and Ashley also...
July 27, 2012
Sue Fawn Chung (History) served on the planning committee and was a founding member of the Asian Pacific Islander Historic Preservation Forum, which held its second national conference in Los Angeles in June. She presented a paper on the preservation of the Bok Kai Temple in Marysville, Calif. It is a Daoist temple that dates from 1880.
July 27, 2012
Deborah Arteaga (Foreign Languages) gave the keynote address, "On the Old French Subjunctive," at the annual Linguistic Symposium on the Romance Languages, the premier international conference in romance linguistics, which this year took place at Southern Utah University in Cedar City. A presenter at this highly competitive conference since 1991...
July 27, 2012
Dana Moran Williams (Theatre) recently designed Rainbow Connections in Los Angeles, a New Works Festival celebrating the work of LGBTQ artists. The three-cycle, nine-week program was sponsored by the Knightsbridge Theatre and funded in part by the National American Shakespeare Company with a grant from the office of cultural diversity from the...
July 27, 2012
Eileen Medinger (Educational Outreach) will present "The Thread to the Unknown. The Chess Game: Sculpture as a Research Methodology" at the third International Conference on the Image" in Poznan, Poland in September. Because mythology and metaphor are not scientifically provable, they are dismissed. This view is alienating, as scientific...
July 27, 2012
Nancy Lough (Educational Research, Cognition & Development), Joanne Goodwin (Women's Research Institute of Nevada), Carol Harter (Black Mountain Institute), and Peg Rees (Educational Outreach) participated in the panel discussion "Equity in Education: Celebrating 40 Years of Title IX" in April. The panel, which included Judith Sweet,...
July 27, 2012
Vicki Holmes (English Language Center) and Ellen Dougherty (College of Education) presented sessions on incorporating technology in the ESL classroom at the International TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) meeting in Philadelphia in March and at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators annual meeting in Houston in...

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