August 1, 2013
Penny Amy and Diane Yost (both Life Sciences) had their work featured in the May issue of Microbe Magazine, the official newsletter of the American Microbiology Society. The article, "Pitting Microbes Against One Another," talks about how investigators are testing whether other microbes can help hold pathogens in check to quell infectious disease…
July 1, 2013
John "Jack" Schibrowsky (Marketing and International Business) received the Hugh G. Wales Faculty Advisor of the Year Award during the American Marketing Association (AMA) International Collegiate Conference. Schibrowsky, who has advised the UNLV chapter of the AMA since 2004, was chosen from among 350 advisors. This year he also received the 2013…
July 1, 2013
Gary Pullman (English) wrote a short story, "Bedtime Story," which was published in the spring edition of the peer-reviewed periodical, Word River Literary Review .
July 1, 2013
Sanae El Ibrahimi (Community Health Sciences) won first prize for a student poster presentation at the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries annual meeting in Austin, Texas. She presented a poster abstract examining racial disparities in terms of stage at diagnosis of cervical cancer in Nevada females. In March, she presented a…
July 1, 2013
Kevin Kemner (Architecture), Jenifer Utz (Life Sciences), Louis Kavouras (Dance), Daniel Bubb (Academic Assessment), and Lindsay Couzens (Academic Assessment) recently made a presentation at the Association for the Assessment of Higher Learning Education's annual Assessment Conference in Lexington, Ky. The presentation demonstrated how a series of…
July 1, 2013
Neil Opfer (Civil and Environmental Engineering) has been named a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International. A selective and prestigious honor, the designation is in recognition of his professional attainment and significant accomplishment in cost management or cost engineering. He will be officially presented…
July 1, 2013
Nancy Strouse and Scott Roberts (both Foundation) presented "Naming Opportunities: What's That Space Worth? Naming Policies, Practices and Pitfalls" to the Las Vegas chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals in April. They discussed why spaces are named, how to determine the correct monetary amount for naming a space, naming policies…
July 1, 2013
Cory Tucker (Libraries) was inducted as a member of UNLV chapter 100 of the honor society Phi Kappa Phi. Highly selective and prestigious, Phi Kappa Phi is recognized by graduate and professional schools as well as employers. It is the only national honor society that recognizes excellence in scholarship in all fields of study. Tucker's tenure at…
June 1, 2013
Ruben Garcia (Law) traveled to the AFL-CIO in Washington, D.C., in May to participate in a planning meeting of the Community Partnerships and Grassroots Power Committee for the labor federation's annual convention this fall. He was appointed by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka as an academic and policy specialist. The committee will make…

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