Accomplishments

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

September 14, 2021
Dr. Frank Jones (Dental) directed two four-day live surgical implant courses in Tijuana, Mexico during July and August. The self-funded courses deliver free surgical care to individuals regardless of citizenship or current immigration status. High demand for patient care continues in Mexico unabated due to the impact of COVID-19 and limited...
September 13, 2021
John Starkey (Business) recently received the 2020 Senior Administrative Faculty Award from Lee Business School.  Every year the Lee Business School recognizes members of its administrative faculty and classified staff who have gone above and beyond to assist students, develop and run successful programs, and provide support to academic faculty....
September 13, 2021
Manoj Sharma (Environmental and Occupational Health) has co-authored an article entitled, “Atopic dermatitis:  Preventing and managing the itch that rashes, and a case for the multi-theory model (MTM) for health behavior change for educational interventions” in the journal SKIN The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine in collaboration with colleagues...
September 13, 2021
Ed Rangel (Dental) received recognition as an "Indirect Trainer" from the United Stated Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency for his outstanding performance in training during the global pandemic. The certificate he received states "Your exceptional knowledge, skills, and abilities set a benchmark of excellence...
September 13, 2021
Aldo M. Barrita (Psychology) was elected as the student representative chair 2022-23 for the National Latinx Psychological Association. 
September 13, 2021
Benjamin Edwards (Law) published a short piece summarizing a recent article highlighting how the post-Trump era Supreme Court poses systemic risk to the global financial system in the Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog. Many financial markets depend on the steady functioning of self-regulatory organizations. Yet these organizations occupy an...
September 13, 2021
Anne Savage (Art) and Lauren Paljusaj (English) have installed their planned photographic research exhibition in the display cases outside Special Collections entrance on the Library's third floor. "Intimate Nevada" reflects on the hisotry of Southern Nevada through photographs of early settlers and architecture. Accompanying content to the...
September 13, 2021
Dr. Christina Demopoulos, Melissa Argueta and Elyana Smith (all Dental) hosted information tables during five back-to-school community events between July 23 and August 21. The events, sponsored by several organizations including City of Las Vegas and UNR Extension, were held at the Windmill Library, Iglesia Evangelica Nueva Jerusalem Church, The...
September 13, 2021
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) published an op-ed, "The Texas Ban and Migration Injustice," in Ms. Magazine.

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