Accomplishments

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

May 13, 2020
Dr. Marc J. Kahn (Medicine) wrote an editorial titled "Healthcare Should Not be a Partisan Issue" that appeared on the front page of the Las Vegas Sun on May 11.
May 13, 2020
Kyle Catarata (Philosophy) recently had an op-ed published in the Las Vegas Sun. In his piece, American Payment System is Widening the Wealth Gap, he discusses the inequality in the business models of credit card companies and how a real-time payment system can benefit low-income families. Catarata is a second-year student of the Brookings Public...
May 12, 2020
Xan Goodman and Aidy Weeks (Libraries), along with members of the African American Medical Library Alliance (AAMLA) Virtual Engagement Committee, recently published, "Caucus News: We Did It, You Can Too! Webinar Best Practices and Lessons Learned by the AAMLA Virtual Engagement Committee" in the Medical Library Association's MLAConnect this month...
May 12, 2020
Johan Bester (Medicine) published an article, "The Two Components of Beneficence and Wellbeing in Medicine: A Restatement and Defense of the Argument" in the American Journal of Bioethics. In this article, he restates his theory of beneficence and well-being in medicine, and defends the theory against critiques. This conception of beneficence...
May 12, 2020
Colleen Hall-Patton (Sociology) had an article, "Modern Quilting in the 1950s," published in Make Modern magazine, a digital Australian magazine, which used content analysis of 1950s magazine articles to tie together current and historic quilting trends.
May 12, 2020
Pouya Shojaei (Mechanical Engineering) will have a new study appear in the Journal of Composites Part B: Engineering — a highly ranked journal in the areas of materials science and composites. Collaborators included UNLV’s Mohamed Trabia, Brendan O’Toole and Richard Jennings (all Mechanical Engineering) with material preparation from Xing Zhang...
May 12, 2020
Elizabeth Lawrence (Sociology) and colleagues published an article, "Power, Hegemony, and World Society Theory: A Critical Evaluation," in Socius.
May 12, 2020
Jin Ouk Choi (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction) published a paper, "Multiobjective Optimization of PostDisaster Reconstruction Processes for Ensuring Long-term Socioeconomic Benefits" in the Journal of Management in Engineering published by the American Society of Civil Engineers.   
May 11, 2020
Hyelin Kim (Hospitality) and her co-authors recently published their research paper "Why Hotel Employees Care about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Using Need Satisfaction Theory" in the International Journal of Hospitality Management. The article investigates hotel employees’ perception of CSR practices of their firms, within the...

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