Accomplishments

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

October 30, 2019
Michael Ian Borer (Sociology) published his latest book Vegas Brews: Craft Beer and the Birth of a Local Scene  (NYU Press). This urban ethnography shows how craft beer has been used as both a social lubricant and social adhesive that has, quite literally, changed the way Las Vegas tastes. "Rich in ethnographic detail," writes...
October 30, 2019
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) recently published a paper "Output Decomposition in the Presence of Input Quality Effects: A Stochastic Frontier Approach" in the German Economic Review with Yasmins Rim Limam, Universite de Carthage & IPEG, and Giampaolo Garzarelli, Sapienza – Universita di Roma & IPEG and ...
October 29, 2019
Rei Serafica (Nursing) has co-presented a panel presentation, "From Lightbulb to Paper: Getting Published in the Journal of Transcultural Nursing (JTCN)," at the recently concluded 45th annual Transcultural Nursing Society Conference held in Richmond, Virginia, earlier this month. He serves as an associate editor of JTCN. 
October 29, 2019
Pearl Kim, Betty Burston, Jay Shen (all Health Care Administration and Policy), Wenlian Zhou, Marcia Ditmyer (both Dental School), Shawn McCoy, and Ian McDonough (both Economics) recently published a paper, "Factors Associated with Preventable Emergency Department Visits for Nontraumatic Dental Conditions in the U.S." in the International Journal...
October 29, 2019
Michael Jarett (Dance) received the Richmond Theater Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Design - Musical for his design of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, produced by TheatreLAB in Richmond, Virginia, earlier this year. This was the second time Jarett has received the award, although he has been nominated...
October 29, 2019
Christina Miskey (Libraries) was a panelist on a panel titled "The Best Ways to Get Experience During Library School" along with Stacey Akahoshi (Santa Barbara Public Library), Danny Thien Le (Santa Clara City Library), Alexander Garcia (Ontario City Library), and Alice Erickson (San Mateo County Libraries) at the 2019 California Library...
October 29, 2019
Alicia Rico (World Languages and Cultures) recently published an article, “Apuntes gastronómico-sociales de El Chef ha muerto," in La nueva literatura hispánica (2019). In this article, she analyzes how the author, Yanet Acosta, uses gastronomy to make a critical comment regarding contemporary Spanish society and the gastronomic industry. With a...
October 29, 2019
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) published a paper titled "A Defense of Free-Roaming Cats from a Hedonist Account of Feline Well-being" in Acta Analytica. This article presents and defends a novel account of feline well-being that challenges the standard belief that domestic cats ought to be permanently confined. 
October 28, 2019
Won-Yong Oh and Darrold Cordes (both Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) wrote a business case study that has been published by Ivey Publishing, a leading publisher distributing business case studies globally. The title of the case is "Ghana Investment Fund Limited: Ethical Issues." It describes ethical issues related to conducting...

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