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…
June 1, 2013
Joanna Libby (Educational Outreach) and Cynthia Carruthers (Educational and Clinical Studies) co-authored an article that will be published by the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership in October. The article, "Outcomes Associated with a University Outdoor Adventures Women's Canoe Trip," examines women's experiences and the…
June 1, 2013
Alona Angosta (Nursing) received the Excellence in Research award from the UNLV School of Nursing. The award was presented at the UNLV academic recognition ceremony in April.
June 1, 2013
Jean Sternlight (Law) and Jennifer Robbennolt of the University of Illinois College of Law recently were awarded the Wayne R. LaFave Award for Excellence in Faculty Scholarship for 2012 for their book, Psychology and Lawyering (ABA 2012). The award is given to the best book published in a year by a member of the University of Illinois College of…
June 1, 2013
Miriam Melton-Villanueva (History) presented "Religious Context of Land in Nahua Communities of the Early 19th Century" at the Rocky Mountain Council of Latin American Studies' annual conference in Santa Fe, N.M. She also presented "Aztec Testaments: Indigenous Archives in Central Mexico" at a talk jointly sponsored by UNLV's department of…
June 1, 2013
Phillip Burns (Student Conduct) recently was named to serve as a faculty fellow at the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) Donald D. Gehring Academy, which will be held at the University of Louisville in July. He also serves on the ASCA Board of Directors, representing four-year public institution members.
June 1, 2013
Satish Bhatnagar (Math) is the author of the book Via Bhatinda: A Braid of Reflected Memoirs, Volume I, which was published recently by Trafford Publishing. He also is the author of My Hindu Faith and Periscopes; Epsilons and Deltas of Life: Everyday Stories; Vectors in History: Main Foci -- India and USA; and Scattered Matherticles, Mathematical…
June 1, 2013
Jazz Studies Program (Music) received three prestigious DownBeat Magazine 36th Annual Student Music Awards in the June issue. UNLV Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Dave Loeb and Nathan Tanouye, received the Large Ensemble Graduate College Outstanding Performance award along with the University of Northern Colorado Jazz Lab Band I and the Cal State…
June 1, 2013
Abigail Hasberry (Teaching & Learning) was selected as one of UNLV's outstanding graduates for spring 2013. She was recognized during the May 19 commencement ceremony at which she received her doctoral degree.

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