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Accomplishments

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

Nov 1, 2018
Presentation: Rachell A. Ekroos
Rachell Ekroos (Nursing) and colleague Lauren Traveller (Southern Utah University) presented preliminary data from the Forensic Nursing Representation in Online News Reports research project at the International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice. Through descriptive statistics and quantitative text analysis, the purpose of the...


Nov 1, 2018
Published: Karl Kingsley
Karl Kingsley and Joseph Cinelli (both Dental) published the manuscript "Assessment of Dental Pulp Stem Cell (DPSC) Biomarkers Following Induction with Bone Morphogenic Protein 2 (BMP-2)" in the Journal of Advances in Biology and Biotechnology with Erica Nguyen (UNLV undergraduate student).


Oct 31, 2018
Presentation: Rian Satterwhite
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) gave three presentations at the recent International Leadership Association (ILA) annual conference in West Palm Beach, Florida. A 15-year veteran member of ILA, Satterwhite currently serves as co-convener of the association's sustainability leadership group, which he helped create in 2012. He...


Oct 31, 2018
Published: David Damore
David Damore (Political Science) recently published "Race for the Senate 2018: Key Issue in Nevada" on the Brookings Institution's FixGov Blog. The piece provides an overview of the 2018 U.S. Senate campaign in Nevada between incumbent Republican Dean Heller and Democratic challenger Jacky Rosen.


Oct 31, 2018
Published: Susan Byrne
Susan Byrne (World Languages and Cultures) has published “Intellectual Life in the Spanish Renaissance,” an article she co-authored with Distinguished Professor Lía Schwartz of the City University of New York's Graduate School. The article was published in A  Companion to the Spanish Renaissance, edited by Hilaire Kallendorf, and issued...


Oct 31, 2018
Honors: Sutirtha Chatterjee
Sutirtha Chatterjee (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) recently received the Best Reviewer Award of the year from the Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS). JAIS is one of the top journals in information systems/management information systems discipline and is the flagship journal of the Association for...


Oct 31, 2018
Notable: Michael Ian Borer
Michael Ian Borer (Sociology) was quoted in the Boston Globe about the Red Sox World Series win and how it is part of changing narrative and image for the city: "The Curse of the Champions? Boston Takes in Another Title." Borer is the author of Faithful to Fenway: Believing in Boston, Baseball, and America's Most Beloved Ballpark.


Oct 31, 2018
Published: Alexis Billings, Katherine Schultz, Eddy Hernandez, W. Elizabeth Jones, and Donald Price
Alexis Billings, Katherine Schultz, Eddy Hernandez, W. Elizabeth Jones, and Donald Price (all Life Sciences) had a paper, "Male Courtship Behaviors and Female Choice Reduced during Experimental Starvation Stress," published in Behavioral Ecology this month. The paper stems from work done in Price's laboratory. Billings, a postdoctoral...


Oct 30, 2018
Presentation: Susanna Newbury
Susanna Newbury (Art) recently appeared on the KCHUNG radio program 9am to discuss her research on art and urban development, and issues of ethics and justice in American oratory. KCHUNG is a freeform community radio station based in Los Angeles, broadcasting locally at 1630 AM and nationally over the web.


Oct 30, 2018
Published: Bernard Zygelman
Bernard Zygelman (Physics and Astronomy) has published A First Introduction to Quantum Computing and Information. This book addresses and introduces new developments in the field of quantum information and computing (QIC) for a primary audience of undergraduate students.  Developments over the past few decades have spurred the need for...


Oct 30, 2018
Notable: Georgiann Davis
Georgiann Davis (Sociology) wrote a piece for Ms. Magazine titled "Intersex People #WontBeErased, Either."


Oct 30, 2018
Published: Simon Gottschalk
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) contributed a chapter, “Le Moi Infantile Terminal: Produit de la Société Hypermoderne,” that was published in the edited volume @ La Recherche du Temps: Individus Hyperconnectés, Société Accélérée.


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