Accomplishments

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

December 16, 2020
Reimund Serafica (Nursing) was named president to the executive committee for the Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association of Nevada (AAPINA) for 2021. He and other members will be officially inducted virtually Dec. 19.
December 16, 2020
New Mobility Magazine and The United Spinal Association recently launched their "Wheels on Campus" magazine and named UNLV one of the Top 20 Wheelchair Friendly Colleges in the United States.  Read the article on page 49. The Disability Resource Center supports students with spinal cord injuries who are recipients of the Craig H. Neilsen...
December 16, 2020
Natalie Pennington (Communication Studies) published, along with co-author Dr. Jeff Hall (University of Kansas), an article, "Does Facebook-enabled communication influence weak-tie relationships over time? A longitudinal investigation into mediated relationship maintenance" in the academic journal, Communication Monographs. The study used a...
December 15, 2020
Reza Faraji recently made a smart mirror called Rebel mirror. The Rebel mirror is a two-way mirror with an electronic data display behind the glass. The displayed data can show the user different kinds of information in the form of widgets, such as but not limited to the weather, time, date, and news updates.
December 14, 2020
Bobak Seddighzadeh (Medicine, third-year student) published an article in Men's Health Magazine titled "How Safe Are the mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines? We Asked the Experts." 
December 14, 2020
Patricia Violi (Disability Resource Center) published a blog "Disability Services in the Time of COVID-19"  on the 2 Be Self-Determined website.  This blog discusses the impacts COVID-19 has had on students and professionals in disability services.  
December 14, 2020
Arpine Mkrtchyan (World Languages and Cultures) has successfully completed the online training ‘’La Francophonie: essence culturelle nécessité politique-2020" organized by University of Jean Moulin, Lyon, France. She has attended seven weeks of the following training and was awarded a certificate of success this month.
December 14, 2020
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) published the article "How Do Investors Value Corporate Social Responsibility? Market Valuation and the Firm Specific Contexts," in the Journal of Business Research. This study explains when a company's social responsibility creates a market premium (or not) from the investor's point of...
December 14, 2020
Ashkan Salamat's (Physics and Astronomy) recent research about room-temperature superconductivity with colleague Ranga Dias from the University of Rochester was announced as one of 10 finalists in Physics World magazine's Breakthrough of the Year for 2020.  The announcement of the Breakthrough of the Year will be made Dec. 17. This year’s Top 10...

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