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Nov 8, 2018
Published: Janice Pluth
Janice Pluth (Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) is the corresponding author of the paper “Genetic Variation and Radiation Quality Impact Cancer Promoting Cellular Phenotypes in Response to HZE Exposure,” which appears in-press within the journal Life Sciences in Space Research. This work used various normal mammary epithelial...

Nov 8, 2018
Notable: Wonyong Oh
Wonyong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) is the lead author on the case that on Netflix became the No. 1 bestseller case on Ivey Publishing, the leader in providing business case studies with a global perspective, for October 2018. This case study describes Netflix's recent internationalization strategy. His co-author is Duane...

Nov 7, 2018
Published: Kenneth Izuora, Ammar Yousif, Civon Gewelber, and Michael Neubauer
Kenneth Izuora, Ammar Yousif (both Medicine), Civon Gewelber, and Michael Neubauer (both Dental), along with Gayle Allenback, are the authors of an article appearing in the Journal of Investigative Medicine. This was the result of an investigator-initiated study conducted at the University Medical Center (UMC) that looked at health...

Nov 6, 2018
Published: James Navalta
James Navalta (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) recently published an article with colleagues from the University of Rhode Island, Gary Ligouri and Dylan Kennedy. The paper appeared in the American College of Sports Medicine's Health and Fitness Journal, and focused on how wearables could be utilized in the fitness industry.  

Nov 6, 2018
Honors: Chris Cochran
Chris Cochran (Community Health Sciences) received the Service Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Nevada chapter of ACHE.  ACHE is an international professional society made up of health care executives who lead hospitals, health care systems and other health care organizations. The ACHE recognition program...

Nov 5, 2018
Exhibition: Ed Fuentes
Ed Fuentes (Art) is a new faculty member as well as a UNLV graduate ('18 MFA Art) whose thesis exhibition has been selected to be a solo show at the Riverside Art Museum in California in February.

Nov 5, 2018
Published: Arpita Basu
Arpita Basu (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) and her former undergraduate student, Emily Masek, '18 BS Nutrition, together with other co-authors at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation published a report in the journal Food and Function. This report identifies the molecular antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of dietary...

Nov 5, 2018
Published: Susan Byrne
Susan Byrne (World Languages and Cultures) has published an article, "Transcendence as Hyperbole in "La Fuerza de la Sangre" in Cervantes. The article looks at author Miguel de Cervantes' exaggerated use of symbolism in the named short story as a rhetorical ploy to signal a message of worldly, rather than sublime, transcendence.

Nov 2, 2018
Presentation: Jeffrey Montes, Nathaniel Bodell, Robert Salatto, Andrew Craig-Jones, Cordero Roche, Boram Lim, Alina Swafford, Gabriela Guzman, and Melissa Aure
Jeffrey Montes, Nathaniel Bodell, Robert Salatto, Andrew Craig-Jones, Cordero Roche, Boram Lim, Alina Swafford, Gabriela Guzman, and Melissa Aure (all Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) presented at the Southwest American College of Sports Medicine in Costa Mesa, California, last month. All are graduate students. James Navalta is the faculty...

Nov 2, 2018
Notable: Robert Futrell
Robert Futrell (Sociology) was featured in a Las Vegas Review Journal article about the recent rise of hate speech: "Hate Speech Can Be Difficult to Track, Las Vegas Experts Say." Futrell has written extensively on U.S. right-wing extremism. 

Nov 1, 2018
Honors: Deborah Kuhls
Dr. Deborah Kuhls (Medicine-Surgery) was honored by Las Vegas Heals Thursday night for Inspired Excellence in Healthcare. Kuhls not only works long hours treating trauma victims at UMC, she is also a tireless researcher and advocate for injury prevention. Fellow UMC trauma surgeon and UNLV professor Dr. John Fildes spoke about her commitment and...

Nov 1, 2018
Published: Charlotta Sanders
Charlotta Sanders (Mechanical Engineering) and her husband, Mark Callis Sanders, are co-authors of a conference paper, “Low Doese Radiation: The Million Worker Study — Findings, Implications, Challenges and You," which will be presented during the International Nuclear Law Association XXIII Nuclear Inter Jura Congress in Abu Dhabi, United Arab...