March 1, 2013
Qingmin Shi (Teaching & Learning) received a 2012 Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) Merit Award. The award is given to up to three graduate and professional students each academic year who have proven themselves to be outstanding scholars in their fields.
March 1, 2013
Sonya Horsford (The Lincy Institute) was the keynote speaker at the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Villanova University's Center for Peace and Justice Education in January. Her speech was titled "Learning in the World House: Educational Equality and Justice in the Post-Civil Rights Era."
March 1, 2013
Tish Smyer (Nursing) has been reappointed by the governor to the Nevada State Board of Nursing. Currently serving as board president, she originally was appointed to the board in 2008. Her new term expires in October 2016. The board is charged with protecting the public's health, safety, and welfare through effective nursing regulation. Nursing…
March 1, 2013
Daniel Allen (Psychology) has been elected president of the National Academy of Neuropsychology.
March 1, 2013
UNLV Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Dave Loeb (Music) and Nathan Tanouye (Music), and the Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by Uli Geissendoerfer (Music), have been selected through competitive audition to perform at the 2013 Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival at the Monterey Convention Center in Monterey, Calif., in April. The three-day event…
March 1, 2013
Adam Koebke (Math) and Chyna Miller (Academic Success Center) presented "Show Me the Data: Advancing Standards to Measure Success" at the 2013 Nevada ACT State Organization Educational Symposium, which took place at UNR in February. Their session, "Improving Remedial Math Outcomes with Adaptive Technology," explored the results of last year's…
March 1, 2013
Maurice Finocchiaro (Philosophy) gave a colloquium talk at the University of California, Berkeley, Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society in February. It was titled "The Galileo Affair and the Berkeley Para-clericals." In 1633, Galileo was tried and condemned by the Inquisition for defending Copernicus' hypothesis of the earth's…
March 1, 2013
Connie Mobley (Dental School) is an invited keynote speaker at the International Association for Dental Research/American Association for Dental Research annual meeting in Seattle in March. The title of her presentation is "Nutrition and Oral Health Research Horizons: Obesity and Diabetes Prevention."
March 1, 2013
Sue Fawn Chung (History) is the co-producer of More Than a Face in the Crowd, a film that will be part of the Asian American film festival in San Francisco this month. It also will be seen at the Southwest Oral History Association Conference at UNLV in April as part of the keynote address to be delivered by Chung's co-producer Samantha Chan.

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