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…
May 1, 2013
UNLV Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Dave Loeb and Nathan Tanouye, garnered a second-place award in the College Big Band Division of the prestigious 2013 Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival in Monterey, Calif., in April. The UNLV Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by Uli Geissendoerfer, won third place in the Open Combo Division. UNLV saxophonist…
April 1, 2013
Erika Engstrom (Communication Studies) presented "Making Feminism Mainstream: Amy Poehler and NBC's Parks and Recreation" at the 25th annual Far West and American Culture Association conference in Las Vegas in February.

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