Accomplishments

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

September 8, 2021
Nancy Lough (Education) published an article entitled "Pro softball fan segments: a two-step cluster analysis" in the International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship. This was the first study to determine specific market segments within professional softball. The author's worked collaboratively with the Commissioner of the...
September 8, 2021
Fawn Douglas (Art) was featured on KNPR's Native Nevada Chapter 6: The Artivists. Douglas is an MFA candidate.
September 8, 2021
Brenna Renn (Psychology) published "Behavior change factors and retention in dietary interventions for older adults: Scoping review" in The Gerontologist. This work, done in conjunction with collegaues and students at the University of Washington School of Nursing, mapped behavior change theories, agents, and techniques in dietary interventions...
September 8, 2021
Mingon Kang (Computer Science), Ji Yoo (Medicine), Brendan Morris (Electronic and Computer Engineering), Zhaohuam Zhu (Physics and Astronomy), Qiang Zhu (Physics and Astronomy), Mira Han (Life Sciences), Kazem Taghva (Computer Science), and Shashi Nambisan (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction) were awarded National Science...
September 8, 2021
Nadia Eldemerdash (Political Science), a doctoral student, was awarded the American Political Science Association's Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant for the 2020-2021 academic year.
September 8, 2021
Ann Vuong (Epidemiology & Biostatistics) presented two of her research projects, "Exposure to a mixture of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) during pregnancy and maternal cardiometabolic health: the HOME Study" and "Associations of neonicotinoids with insulin and glucose homeostasis parameters in US adults: NHANES 2015-2016" at the 33rd...
September 8, 2021
Jeremy Bowling (Political Science) recently published, "Signaling Woman and Leader: Navigating the Double Bind as a Foreign Policy Decisionmaker" in The Journal of Women, Politics, and Policy along with co-author Courtney Burns of Bucknell University. Bowling and Bucknell examine the role that women chief executives, defense ministers, and foreign...
September 7, 2021
Luke Allen (Counseling and Psychological Services) published an article "Gender-Affirming Psychological Assessment With Youth and Families: A Mixed-Methods Examination" in Practice Innovations. This study's findings highlight how mental health professionals can promote parental acceptance of their child’s gender identity by describing supportive...
September 7, 2021
UNLV's Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach (CAEO) was awarded two Educational Opportunity Search grants. Combined these grants are funded for $2.7m and will serve over 2,000 low-income and/or first-generation adults (in zip codes with low four-year degree attainment) per year over the five-year grant period.  Educational Opportunity Center...

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