Accomplishments

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

May 1, 2014
Sylvia Lazos (Law) was named the Education Advocate at the inaugural Cesar Chavez Dinner in March. Hosted by the Nevada Hispanic Legislative Caucus, the event helped provide talented Hispanic students the opportunity to attend college and learn about public service at an early age.
May 1, 2014
Alona Angosta, Jennifer Kawi, and Bruce Leonard (all Nursing) have been selected to the Summer Genetics Institute, which is a tuition-free, one-month intensive research training program at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. The program, sponsored by the National Institute of Nursing Research, seeks to increase the research...
May 1, 2014
David Schwartz (Libraries) has been selected to serve on the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee. The committee, which meets at the call of the governor to discuss matters of gaming policy, includes representatives from Nevada's government, Nevada's tribal members, gaming regulators, the gaming industry, and the general public. The objective of the...
May 1, 2014
Michelle Samuel (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences), Ralf Sudowe (Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences), and George Pales (Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) received the 2014 "distinguished" awards from the School of Allied Health Sciences. Samuel, who teaches in the athletic training program, received the Distinguished Teaching Award,...
May 1, 2014
Satish Bhatnagar (Mathematical Sciences) was recommended for the Fulbright Specialist Roster. The roster is a list of all candidates who are eligible to be matched with incoming project requests from overseas academic institutions for Fulbright Specialists. As a roster candidate, he will be considered for project requests that require his...
May 1, 2014
Dave Belt and Jeff Peters (both College of Sciences Advising Center) presented at the annual NACADA (National Academic Advising Association) Region 9 conference held at the University of California, Berkeley. Their presentation was titled, "Helping Students on Academic Probation: Do 'Academic Success Plans' Matter?" As the premier academic...
May 1, 2014
Ngai Pindell (Law) led a session at the 2014 Associate Deans' Conference, hosted by the University of Colorado Law School. His session was titled "Taking the Lessons of Critical Competencies into the Curriculum: Answering the How Questions." It helped answer the question of how to take advantage of the resources available for legal education,...
May 1, 2014
UNLV Latin Jazz Ensemble and UNLV Jazz Ensemble I (both Music) won awards at the 2014 Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival in California in March. The Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by Uli Geissendoerfer, won second place in the Open Combo Division and Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Dave Loeb , garnered a third place award in the College Big Band...
May 1, 2014
Jean Sternlight and Lydia Nussbaum (both Law) gave a universitywide talk sponsored by the UNLV Women's Council in April on the topic of "Negotiation Strategies for Women." In addition to discussing social science literature regarding how negotiation styles may differ by gender, their talk provided practical tips on how to negotiate in personal and...

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