Accomplishments

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

February 5, 2020
Jenna Weglarz-Ward (Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education) with colleagues from the University of Illinois recently published a mixed method article, "How Professionals Collaborate to Support Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities in Child Care" in the Early Childhood Education Journal. This article describes how professionals...
February 4, 2020
Neeraj Bhandari (Health Care Administration and Policy) recently published an article on "Trends in Mental Well-Being of Non-Hispanic White Children of Midlife Parents with Low Education" in the journal  Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology.
February 4, 2020
Dak Kopec (Architecture) coauthored a chapter in Eric Rossen's second edition book Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students. Kopec coauthored the chapter with Davis Harte of the Boston Architectural College, in Boston. In the chapter, "Design as the Missing Variable in Trauma Informed Schools," they discuss the relationship between students'...
February 3, 2020
Cassaundra Rodriguez (Sociology) published an article, “Navigating Space and Racial Microaggressions as an Undocumented Latinx Millennial,” in Currents.  
February 3, 2020
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) presented an invited talk at the University of Colorado, Boulder, titled "What Epistemology Can Tell Us About Moral Responsibility for Meat Eating." This talk was sponsored by the CU Boulder philosophy department's Center for Values and Social Policy.
February 3, 2020
Alan Simmons (Anthropology) has just published a major article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. The article, "Agricultural Origins and Their Consequences in Southwestern Asia," summarizes some of the consequences, both good and bad, of the Neolithic Revolution. Simmons is a distinguished professor emeritus.
January 31, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole (Dental) co-authored “Heterogeneity of Human Serum Antibody Responses to P. Gingivalis in Periodontitis: Effects of Age, Race/Ethnicity, and Sex,” which appeared in the December issue of Immunology Letters.  
January 30, 2020
Kevin McVay (Sciences), Lauren Layton (Education), Rimi Marwah (Urban Affairs), and the Wilson Advising Center (Liberal Arts) are the winners of the 2019-20 UNLV Academic Advising Awards presented by the office of the vice provost for undergraduate education and the Academic Advising Council leadership team. These awards recognize individuals and...
January 30, 2020
John Crooker and Qingmin Shi (both Decision Support) presented “ACT Readiness Benchmark Indicators and GPA Performance at UNLV ” at the 2020 Nevada ACT Conference, this month. Utilizing ACT readiness benchmark indicators, the researchers developed a strategy for identifying students at risk of retaining to their second fall term. The strategy...

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