Accomplishments

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

May 1, 2014
Marketa Trimble (Law) presented a paper, "Foreigners in U.S. Patent Litigation: An Empirical Study of Patent Cases Filed in Nine U.S. Federal District Courts in 2004, 2009, and 2012" in San Diego at the PatCon 4 conference, the largest annual conference for patent scholars in the world. The article will be published in the Vanderbilt Journal of...
May 1, 2014
David Tanenhaus (Law) is co-editor, along with law professor Franklin E. Zimring from the University of California, Berkeley, of the book, Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice (NYU Press).
May 1, 2014
Elizabeth MacDowell (Law) presented her work in progress, "Rethinking Access to Justice: Self-help, Advocacy and the Poor People's Courts," at the Association of American Law Schools Clinical Conference. She also presented her empirical research on the project as part of the Bellow Scholars' panel at the conference.
May 1, 2014
Stacey Tovino (Law) gave a talk titled "Mental Health Benefit Disparities after the Affordable Care Act" in March at a mental health law symposium hosted by the Mississippi College School of Law's Bioethics and Health Law Center. The symposium was titled "Mental Health in Mississippi." In April she gave a talk as part of a Translational...
May 1, 2014
Jeanne Price and David McClure (both Law) participated in a panel discussion on Gamifying Access at the Nevada Conference on Digital Learning held at UNLV in April. Their talk was titled "Institutional Repositories as Gamified Environments to Stimulate Student Agency and Faculty Impact."
May 1, 2014
Rachel Anderson (Law) moderated a Black History Month panel on Judicial and Black Legal History in Nevada. The February event was sponsored by the Clark County Black Caucus.
May 1, 2014
Michael Kagan (Law) served as a guest instructor at the Refugee Rights Clinic at Tel Aviv University in March. He taught three substantive law classes and presented at two research workshops on his current research involving the intersection of criminal and immigration law.
April 9, 2014
Dennis Bazylinski (Life Sciences) was recently named a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM). Eighty-eight microbiologists were elected to Fellowship this year. Fellows of the Academy are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process based on their record of scientific achievement and original contributions that...
April 1, 2014
Rebecca Gill (Political Science) has been awarded a multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study implicit bias in the evaluation of public officials. The project hypothesizes that implicit bias could shape the evaluation of judges in judicial performance evaluations. Implicit bias mobilizes people's images of who should be...

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