Accomplishments

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

April 30, 2019
William Bauer (History and American Indian Alliance) presented the paper "American Indian Freedom, Sovereignty and United States Capitalism," at the 40th annual American Indian Workshop in Poznan, Poland, earlier this month. He discussed how ideas regarding freedom and sovereignty supported the federal Indian policy of allotment and continue to be...
April 30, 2019
Kristina Schmid and Eddie Gomez (both Online Education) and Peter McCandless (Math Learning Center) published "How to Create Engaging Educational Videos with a Lightboard" in The Teaching Professor.  The article provides an overview of the process the UNLV office of online education has developed for recording lightboard videos, as well as best...
April 30, 2019
Jennifer J. Reed (Sociology) was quoted in an article in Playboy, "Ecosexuals Show the Planet Some Love on Earth Day." A doctoral candidate, Reed currently is completing her dissertation research examining how the ecosexual movement negotiates intersectionality.
April 30, 2019
Drs. Larry Hon, Mohamed Ahmed, and Edward Lynch (all Dental) co-authored "Reliability of Colour and Hardness Clinical Examinations in Detecting Dentine Caries Severity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis," which appears in the April issue of Scientific Reports – Nature. The study systematically reviewed, for the first time, the accuracy and...
April 30, 2019
School of Music, Division of Jazz and Commercial Music (Fine Arts) students garnered three prestigious 2019 DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards, including Graduate College Outstanding Performance Large Ensemble for Jazz Ensemble I, Undergraduate College Small Group Outstanding Performance for the Honors Trio, and Graduate College Small Group...
April 29, 2019
Michael J. Alarid (History) had his article "Beyond Banditry: The Significance of Everyday Larceny in New Mexican Social History, 1837-65" published in The Western Historical Quarterly, Volume 50, Issue 2, Summer 2019. This article focuses on larceny in New Mexico and argues that petty larceny is a long-overlooked crime that has the potential to...
April 29, 2019
Peter Michel (Libraries) is the recipient of the 2019 Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists Lifetime Achievement Award for his decades of service and leadership in the archival profession in Nevada and the Intermountain Region.
April 29, 2019
Professor Benjamin P. Edwards (Law) presented Performance-Based Investor Protection at Michigan State College of Law's workshop on business law & technology. The draft paper argues that regulators now rely too much on disclosure-based protections, which do little to protect our financially illiterate population.  
April 29, 2019
Students Engaging and Empowering through Dialogue (S.E.E.D.) received an honorable mention for the Diliberatory Dialogue Award at the 2nd Annual UNLV Impact Awards, hosted by the Office of Service Learning and Leadership.  The UNLV Impact Awards seeks to recognize students whose engagement activities advance learning, justice, and social change...

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