Accomplishments

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

May 18, 2020
Kenneth Miller (Political Science) and coauthor Brandice Canes-Wrone of Princeton University presented their paper "Individual Donors and Legislative Voting in the U.S. House" at the Interest Groups, Policy Outcomes, and Representation in U.S. Politics virtual workshop hosted by the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton earlier...
May 18, 2020
Sheniz Moonie, and Karen Gutierrez (both Environmental and Occupational Health), along with Julia Anderson, '19 PhD Public Health, co-authored a study on "Factors and Cost Associated with Atopic Dermatitis in Nevada" in the journal Postgraduate Medicine. Atopic dermatitis (AD), or eczema, is an inflammatory illness that impacts individuals of all...
May 18, 2020
While we can't be together for the annual Campus Life Top Tier Awards this year, please join us in recognizing this year's nominees and winners. These awards span the different values of the Campus Life cluster including social justice, student and staff development, student engagement, economic viability, infrastructure, academic impact,...
May 15, 2020
Melissa Christ (Art) has done research at the Barrick Museum of Art that is featured in the online Johns Hopkins University Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium. This annual symposium hosts students from across the nation interested in presenting their scholarship. Her presentation, "Considering 50 Years of Art...
May 15, 2020
Lynn Comella (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) had an article published in the Washington Post exploring the adult entertainment industry's response to COVID-19. "The Adult Industry Can Survive Without Government Help. Here’s Why" appeared in the paper's "Made By History" section and examines the industry's decades-long history of...
May 15, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Lauren Murphy of George Washington University, and Illyssa Madrid-Dykman of the Pacific Council on International Policy served as panelists and presented on the topic of Job Fit and Career Transitions for the Career Wellness Wednesdays initiative hosted by the University of San Francisco (USF...
May 15, 2020
Jared Lau (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) and colleagues Peitao Zhu of Syracuse University and Carryl Navalta of Boston University School of Medicine recently published their paper, "An Ecological Approach to Understanding Pervasive and Hidden Shame in Complex Trauma"  in the Journal of Mental Health Counseling (JMHC...
May 15, 2020
Kathryn Houk and Xan Goodman (both Libraries) and Laura Valentino, Southern Nevada Health District academic affairs coordinator, received a $7,024 National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region Express Outreach Award to support "Building a Healthier Las Vegas through Participatory-Based Creation of Community Health Workforce...
May 14, 2020
David G. Schwartz (Faculty Affairs) recently had a paper based on his keynote address published as a chapter in the proceedings of the Eighth International Conference of the Faculty of Foreign Languages of Alfa BK University in Belgrade, Serbia. “To Stand the Test of Time: A Close Reading of Sid Meier's Civilization V as Text” examines the story...

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