May 1, 2013
Stephanie Perez, Brian Merrick, Craig Boydston, and Constanza Castro (all Film) recently were accepted into the American Film Institute (AFI) for fall 2013. This, along with last year's acceptances, makes the UNLV film program the most represented American undergraduate program at AFI. Perez and Merrick will be editing fellows. Boydston will be…
May 1, 2013
Felicia Campbell (English) received the Lifetime Service Award from the national Popular Culture Association American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) at the annual meeting of more than 2,600 members in Washington, D.C. in March. The award is an engraved crystal replica of the Washington Monument. She has held numerous offices in the national PCA,…
May 1, 2013
Mildred McClain (Dental School), Frank Jones (Dental School), and Clifford McClain (Teaching and Learning) are coauthors of an article, "Increasing Dental Student Diversity Through the UNLV Dental Prospects Program," which appears in the Journal of Dental Education. Francis Curd of the School of Dental Medicine at Lake Erie College of…
May 1, 2013
Angela Douglas (Center for Entrepreneurship) was honored as one of 10 up-and-coming professionals by the Las Vegas Business Press in its annual Rising Stars of Business.
May 1, 2013
Su Kim Chung (Libraries) is the author of Las Vegas Then and Now. The recently released second edition (Thunder Bay Press, 2012) significantly expands upon the concept of the enormously popular first edition, which paired archival photographs of Las Vegas buildings and streets with current photographs of the same structures and locations. Many of…
May 1, 2013
Tracy Johnson, Valarie Morgan, and Derek Sommer (all Liberal Arts) made a presentation at the National Academic Advising Association Region 9 Conference. Their presentation, "Writing a Script Toward Graduation: Identifying and Achieving Short- and Long-Term Goals," was delivered at the University of Southern California in March.
May 1, 2013
Andrew Hardin (Center for Entrepreneurship) has been selected as one of three Faculty Advisors of the Year for 2013 by Nevada's Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. The award recognizes those Nevada college and university educators who have made significant contributions to the Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup Business Plan Competition.…
May 1, 2013
John Bowers (English) has been given a four-week summer visiting research fellowship at Oxford to recover a "lost" book by J. R. R. Tolkien from a local archive.
May 1, 2013
Sue Fawn Chung (History) chaired a panel on Chinese workers and presented a paper on "Branching Out: Chinese in the Woods in the American West" at the Association for Asian American Studies annual conference in Seattle. She also toured the Wing Lake Museum, which she had aided by raising restoration funds. The museum gained national park…

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