Accomplishments

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

April 1, 2014
Stacey Tovino (Law) will give a one-hour talk at the 8th annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling this month at Harrah's in Reno. Her talk will address health insurance coverage of gambling disorders after the Affordable Care Act. In February, she gave the Distinguished Health Law Lecture at Saint Louis University School of Law's Center...
March 1, 2014
Francine Lipman (Law) spoke at the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools in January. She participated in a panel discussion titled "Fifty Years After the War on Poverty: Evaluating Past Enactments and Interdisciplinary Approaches for Addressing Poverty in the 21st Century." The discussion focused on how the federal role in...
March 1, 2014
Carolyn Yucha (Nursing and Allied Health) has been appointed to the Valley Health System Board of Governors. The new board is comprised of seasoned business professionals, key physician leaders, and experienced hospital executives. According to a Valley Health System press release, the appointees are responsible for providing governance in the...
March 1, 2014
Kai-Yu Ho (Physical Therapy) drew four illustrations that appeared in the January issue of the journal Physical Therapy. The illustrations appeared in an article titled "18th John H.P. Maley Lecture: Residencies in Physical Therapy."
March 1, 2014
Brian Townsend (Controller) earned a certificate in public management from UNLV in December.
March 1, 2014
Rainier Spencer (Academic Affairs) wrote an article, "'Only the News They Want to Print': Mainstream Media and Critical Mixed-Race Studies," which was published in the inaugural issue of the Journal of Critical Mixed Race Studies. This is the first scholarly journal devoted to the topic of mixed-race identity, and it came about through the work of...
March 1, 2014
Gerald Weeks and Stephen Fife (both Marriage and Family Therapy) are the authors of Couples in Treatment: Techniques and Approaches for Effective Practice, third edition (Routledge 2014). This is Weeks' 20th book. Additionally, Weeks has been elected president of the 21st International Congress on Sexual Health, which will take place in Turkey in...
March 1, 2014
Marianne Buehler (Libraries) is the author of Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success, a practical guide to creating and sustaining an institutional repository through marketing, partnering, and understanding academic and scholarly needs, simultaneously benefiting global researchers. Additionally, Buehler, along with Maria Jankowska...
March 1, 2014
Mark Guadagnoli (Kinesiology & Nutrition Sciences) wrote an article, "Efficiency in Transfer from the Anchored to Standard Golf Putter," which appeared in the November issue of the International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching. The article explains the science behind motor skill transfer and describes a specific method for...

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