Accomplishments

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

July 29, 2020
Elizabeth Lawrence (Sociology) and colleagues published an article, "Health Lifestyles and the Transition to Adulthood," in Socius.
July 29, 2020
Cory Lampert, Darnelle Melvin, and Seth Shaw (all Libraries) participated in the “Archives and Special Collections Linked Data Review Group” through OCLC, a global library cooperative that provides shared technology services, original research and community programs for its membership and the library community at large. The group, supported by...
July 29, 2020
Robert Lang (The Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West), William E. Brown, Jr. (Brookings Mountain West), and David Damore (Political Science) had a guest column published in the Las Vegas Sun titled, "Whom Do You Trust? Not NSHE or the Regents." The three discuss the recent special session of the Nevada Legislature, and examine the...
July 29, 2020
Lung-Wen Antony Chen, Lung-Chang Chien (both Environmental and Occupational Health), and Ge Lin (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) recently published an article, "Nonuniform Impacts of COVID-19 Lockdown on Air Quality over the United States," in Science of the Total Environment. This paper analyzes data from long-term air quality monitoring stations...
July 28, 2020
Tiffany Lin (Art) has designed a flag about water and immigration that will fly on one of the flagpoles that surround the rink at Rockefeller Center in New York City from  Aug. 1 through Aug.16. Rockefeller Center received hundreds of submissions from across the world for this public exhibition. Lin's flag will fly with 191 other flags, including...
July 28, 2020
Shane Kraus (Psychology) recently published three papers in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions. The first paper reported the psychometric properties of a new scale developed to assess for problematic pornography use (Validation of a Brief Pornography Screen across Multiple Samples). The second paper, The Development of the Compulsive Sexual...
July 27, 2020
Cindy X. Kha (Life Sciences) was selected by the Nevada Space Grant Consortium to receive the prestigious Nevada NASA Space Grant Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship for 2020-21. This highly selective award is focused on innovation through projects that will generate advancements in STEM that will directly contribute to NASA’s current and...
July 27, 2020
June Cho (Nursing) and Lung-Chang Chien (Environmental and Occupational Health) published an article, “Associations Between Hormonal Biomarkers and Preterm Infant Health and Development During the First 2 Years After Birth," on Biological Research for Nursing.
July 27, 2020
Korey Tillman (Sociology) recently published a short story with The Sociological Review. In conversation with the events that have caused recent protests in the U.S., the story is a haunting portrayal of the plight of Black bodies within this country. 

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