Accomplishments

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

January 28, 2020
Jeff Schauer (History) published an invited blog post, "An Ecological Anomaly: Wildlife Policy on the Northern Rhodesian Copperbelt," on the Oxford University-based, European Research Council-funded Comparing the Copperbelt project site. Comparing the Copperbelt combines the efforts of transnational and borderlands scholars of the colonial and...
January 28, 2020
Sean Slattery (Art) is included in the Mojave Madness group exhibition at the Yucca Valley Visual & Performing Arts Center, Feb. 8 - April 12. This show, curated by Michael McCall, includes more than 40 artists responding to life in the desert.
January 27, 2020
Stephen Bates (Journalism and Media Studies) is the author of an article in American Journalism: A Journal of Media History, "Prejudice and the Press Critics: Colonel Robert McCormick’s Assault on the Hutchins Commission." He also was interviewed about the article for the journal website. Bates's book on the Commission on Freedom of the Press will...
January 27, 2020
Rei Serafica (Nursing) recently obtained his Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) credentials from the National League for Nursing (NLN). The academic nurse educator certification was created by the NLN to establish nursing education as a specialty area of practice and create a means for faculty to demonstrate their expertise in this role. Obtaining a...
January 27, 2020
Jungsun "Sunny" Kim and Anthony Gatling (both Hospitality) recently published their paper, "Impact of Employees’ Job, Organizational and Technology Fit on Engagement and Organizational Citizenship Behavior", in Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology. The results suggest that three person-environment (PE) fit dimensions (i.e., person-job,...
January 27, 2020
Austin Horng-En Wang (Political Science) has published the article "Efficiency over Generosity? Evidence of Electoral Accountability from Typhoon Dayoff in Taiwan" in the Asian Journal of Political Science. This article shows that Taiwanese voters will reward the county mayors by votes after they made the correct decision on typhoon dayoffs....
January 27, 2020
Karyn Holt (Nursing) was invited as the featured guest professional in the publication The Teaching Professor.  Her article was titled,"  Improve Learning in Your Online Courses with Peer Review." In the publication, Holt shares her experiences providing evidence of her work with this teaching strategy and how it has improved her students'...
January 27, 2020
The UNLV Military & Veteran Services Center (MVSC) recently hosted a Veterans Affairs (VA) education compliance survey specialist, who conducted a regular audit of VA benefit user files. No discrepancies were found and the auditor bestowed high praise for the team's orderly files and exceptional customer service. This is a testament not only...
January 24, 2020
Susan Byrne (World Languages and Cultures) served as academic advisor for a critical author entry included in the Gale series Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800. The entry is for 16th-century Spanish soldier and poet Francisco de Aldana, whose work was highly praised by contemporaries Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega, among others. In 1832...

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