Accomplishments

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

October 1, 2012
Shannon Monnat (Sociology) coauthored an article, "Trends in the Family Income Distribution by Race/Ethnicity and Income Source, 1988-2009," with a colleague at the University at Albany - State University of New York. The article was recently published in the peer-reviewed journal, Population Review. The paper examines changes in overall family...
October 1, 2012
Anthony Guy Patricia (English) presented the paper, "Finding Revenge's Cave: The Character of Titus Andronicus," in the Music, Mayhem, and Madness: The Art of Assumed Madness in Titus Andronicus panel session of the 2012 Wooden O Symposium at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City in August.
October 1, 2012
Gary Pullman (English) published a short story, "It's a Wonderful Life," in the spring edition of the peer-reviewed periodical, Word River Literary Review.
October 1, 2012
David Schmoeller (Film) received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in World Cinema. The event took place at the Fantaspoa Film Festival in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the largest genre film festival in South America, and featured the world premiere of his 10th feature film Little Monsters (2012). The film was shot on location in Las Vegas...
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...

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