Accomplishments

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

January 25, 2019
Students in John Starkey’s Fall BUS 103 Classes (Business) raised nearly $9,000 for local charities during the fall semester. The charities receiving funds were: The Poppy Foundation ($1,000) JAG Nevada ($1,144) The Cupcake Girls ($1,005) Helping Hands of Vegas Valley ($1,014) Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Southern Nevada, Inc. ($1,234)...
January 25, 2019
Robert Lang, William E. Brown, Jr., (both Brookings Mountain West and The Lincy Institute) and David Damore (Political Science) authored a recent guest commentary published by the Nevada Current titled "Guest Op-Ed: Remediating the Chancellor."
January 25, 2019
Dharini Bhammar (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) co-authored two articles in Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. The first, “Dyspnea on Exertion Provokes Unpleasantness and Negative Emotions in Women with Obesity,” demonstrated that 42 percent of otherwise healthy women with obesity experience dyspnea on exercise. Results also indicated...
January 24, 2019
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity and Social Justice) received the Dr. Sheltreese D. McCoy Award for Outstanding Practice in Social Justice, for their significant commitments to social justice in both the field of student affairs as an academic discipline and through advanced practice in a professional capacity. They also recently presented a...
January 22, 2019
Dr. Edward Lynch (Dental) accepted an invitation to speak during the annual Saudi International Dental Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. During the three-day conference, he lectured about evidenced-based operative dentistry and provided updates about the latest methods for providing more effective clinical dentistry. He then visited the King...
January 22, 2019
Dr. David Glenn Weismiller (Medicine) was a guest speaker at the second annual Emirates Family Medicine Congress held in Dubai earlier this month. Weismiller presented lectures examining issues related to health promotion and prevention in primary care. The annual congress was attended by more than 1,000 registrants. The mission of the congress is...
January 18, 2019
Numerous UNLV Students won awards at the Media Innovation Hackathon sponsored by the Beasley Media Group in collaboration with UNLV at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month. Student teams aimed to generate potential commercial products. Winners include: First Place: Converting Radio Waves to Energy. Matias Allieti (Mechanical...
January 17, 2019
Special Collections & Archives (Libraries) has received a significant donation from Mark and Marianne Haley to support the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project and to hire a graduate student to work on processing the menu collection. 
January 17, 2019
Christopher Cain and Kendall Murphy (both Hospitality) recently were honored by the Southern Nevada chapter of the PGA. Cain received a Lifetime Achievement Award, while Murphy was named Golf Professional of the Year. Cain and Murphy head the PGA golf management program at the Harrah College of Hospitality. The program is one of only 18 in the...

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