Accomplishments

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

September 10, 2021
Kathryn Houk (School of Medicine Library) has earned the Level 2 Consumer Health Information Specialization from the Medical Library Association. The credential demonstrates a commitment to offering quality consumer health information services and to staying current with developments in consumer health information resources, technologies, and...
September 10, 2021
Melissa Argueta (Dental) received a 2021 Mars Wrigley Foundation’s Healthier Smiles Grant of $5,000 from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association Institute for Oral Health. She will use the funds to expand the local Early Childhood Caries Prevention Project, which aims to reduce the number of cavities among children by the time they enroll in...
September 10, 2021
Elizabeth Stacy (Life Sciences) co-authored a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences with collaborators from New York University, Princeton University, and Oxford Nanopore Technologies.  Their paper, "Ancestral polymorphisms shape the adaptive radiation of Metrosideros across the Hawaiian Islands" presents the first...
September 10, 2021
Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business) published her paper entitled "Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way: Synthesizing Creativity, Contagious Motivation, and Unique Projects Into the Course Experience" in the Journal of Marketing Education. The goal of this study is to examine relationships between creative divergent thinking and...
September 9, 2021
Katherine Feather (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) co-authored a book chapter, "Understanding and applying trauma stewardship," in Advising and Supporting in Student Affairs along with Dian Squire of Loyola University, Scout Miller of Nortern Arizona University, and Natalie Schmitz of Christopher Newport University. ...
September 9, 2021
  Brittani Sterling (Libraries) presented at the 11th Annual National African American Librarians Conference hosted by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. First, the panel, "Identity Politics: The Weightiness of Black Womanhood in LIS" used the lens of Kimberle Crenshaw's 1989 definition of the term...
September 9, 2021
Dr. James Mah (Dental) co-authored “An in vitro evaluation of orthodontic aligner biomechanics around the maxillary arch,” which appears in the September issue of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
September 9, 2021
Jerome "JT" Davis (Facilities Management) was named the first-ever employee of the month for the landscape, grounds, and arboretum department.
September 8, 2021
Ryan Wirt, Lauren Crew Andrew Ortiz, and Emmanuel Flores (all Neuroscience), Jefferson Kinney (Brain Health), and James Hyman (Psychology) published an article in Communications Biology entitled "Altered theta rhythm and hippocampal-cortical interactions underlie working memory deficits in a hyperglycemia risk factor model of Alzheimer’s disease...

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