Grant: Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach
The Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach has been awarded three discretionary/nationally competitive TRiO Upward Bound grants totaling $4.5 million. Each is a five-year grant. The grants will serve more than 1,000 high school students in the Clark County School District. Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their...
James Pollard (Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies) received a $542,825 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture/Forest Service for product development support for the Forest Inventory and Analysis national information management system.
Thomas Hartmann (Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies) received a $795,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy/Nuclear Energy University Programs, for studying thermodynamic and microstructural mechanisms in the corrosion of advanced ceramic tc-bearing waste forms and thermophysical properties.
Ken Czerwinski (Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies) and Ralf Sudowe (Health Physics and Diagnostic Science) received a $596,146 grant from National Security Technologies (NSTec) for development of synthetic debris for nuclear forensics.
Ken Czerwinski (Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies) recently received two grants. One, a $790,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy/Nuclear Energy University Programs, will be used for electrochemical corrosion studies for modeling metallic waste form release rates. He also received a $250,000 grant from Idaho National Laboratory...
Denis Beller (Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies) received a $198,660 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy/Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the development of a nuclear criticality safety education and training program at UNLV.
Darrell W. Pepper (Mechanical Engineering) won the 2012 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Energy Systems Award. He received the award at a luncheon that took place in conjunction with the 11th International Energy Conservations Engineering Conference in Atlanta. Pepper was honored for his sustained development of novel...
Ruben Garcia wrote the book Marginal Workers: How Legal Fault Lines Divide Workers and Leave Them Without Protection (New York University Press, 2012). In the book, Garcia weaves together vivid stories about workplace settings with thought-provoking ideas about legal boundaries, policy, and law reform.
Patrick T. Smith Achievement in Service Award Paul Chaffee helped revive UNLV's Real Estate Club, and has been an integral part of the Lied Center for Real Estate, working extensively to show the next generation of real estate agents the right way to do business.