Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

October 31, 2019
Robert Salatto, Dustin Davis, Jacquelyn Sertic, Peyton Cater, Brenna Barrios, and Bryson Carrier (all Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) presented at the recent Southwest American College of Sports Medicine conference in Newport Beach, California. Their research relates to the validity of wearable technology devices in an applied setting. These...
October 31, 2019
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) and Tamara Marino (Community Engagement) presented at the recent Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities annual conference in Philadelphia. Their presentation was titled "Grounding Service-Learning Theory and Practice in Las Vegas." Additionally, Satterwhite presented three concurrent...
October 31, 2019
Monserrath Hernández, Elsa Lopez, Nathalie Martinez, Rodrigo Vazquez, and Barbara Tabach (all Libraries) presented a roundtable, "Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada: Birth of an Oral History Project," at the 53rd annual Oral History Association Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City. Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada is the latest oral history project from...
October 31, 2019
Cheryl Abbate (Philosophy) and her co-author Bob Fischer (Texas State University) published an article, "Don’t Demean 'Invasives': Conservation and Wrongful Species Discrimination" for the special issue "Animal Ethics: Questioning the Orthodoxy" of the journal Animals. This article challenges conservation categorization schemes that treat animals...
October 31, 2019
Janet S. Dufek (Integrated Health Sciences) recently was invited to the University of Oregon as a scholar lecturer for the department of human physiology in the College of Arts and Sciences. Her lecture, titled "The Effects of Strategies and Variability on Research Outcomes," was attended by faculty, students, and administrators from the...
October 30, 2019
Rachell Ekroos (Nursing) along with Patricia M. Speck (University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Nursing) presented "Title X Legislative & Regulatory Analysis Benefiting Children Affected by Sexual Exploitation" at the American Academy of Nursing's 2019 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference earlier this month in Washington, D.C...
October 30, 2019
Marcus Civin (Art) has two artist interviews up on Maake Magazine, an independent artist-run print publication featuring contemporary artists and artist-run projects. Read his interviews online with Cleveland artist Jonah Jacobs and Montreal-based Joani Tremblay. Maake Magazine showcases the work of emerging artists to promote innovative and...
October 30, 2019
Jason Steffen (Physics and Astronomy) converted data from NASA's Kepler mission, which detected thousands of planets orbiting distant stars, into music.  The sounds that are generated for each system can give insight into the formation of that system.  His YouTube video, and the accompanying story, was picked up by Earth and Space Science News and...
October 30, 2019
Deborah Arteaga (World Languages and Cultures) presented a paper, "Dialectal Aspects of Medical Spanish," at the 76th annual conference of the South Central Modern Language Association.

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