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Accomplishments

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

Oct 29, 2018
Presentation: David Schwartz
David G. Schwartz  (Center for Gaming Research) participated in a panel discussion and book launch at the Clark County Library earlier this month. The event was the unveiling of Live Through This: An Anthology of Unnatural Disasters, a collection of 11 short fiction and non-fiction by local writers. Schwartz has an essay/virtual...


Oct 29, 2018
Honors: Rachell Ekroos
Rachell A. Ekroos (Nursing) was selected Texas Christian University’s 2018 Cecil H. and Ida Green Honors Chair. The Cecil H. and Ida Green Honors Chair was established in 1969, by Drs. Cecil H. and Ida Green of Dallas to bring to campus nationally known visiting scholars, scientists, writers, and other career persons on a rotating appointment...


Oct 29, 2018
Presentation: Michael Alarid
Michael J. Alarid (History) presented a paper, "Ricos, Politicos, Hombres de Bien, or Something Else?: Reconsidering Landholding New Mexicans in the Mexican State and American Territorial Periods, 1836-63 " at the annual meeting of the Western History Association in San Antonio.


Oct 29, 2018
Presentation: Karl Kingsley and Christopher Kypuros
Karl Kingsley and Christopher Kypuros (both Dental) presented "Creating  an LGBT Cultural Competency Module at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas – School of Dental Medicine" at the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association annual conference in Las Vegas earlier this month.  


Oct 25, 2018
Presentation: Katrina Liu
Katrina Liu (Teaching and Learning) was among 15 scholars nationwide invited to speak at Stanford University’s 2018 Race, Inequality and Language in Education (RILE) Conference earlier this month. The theme of the conference was "An Exploration of Interdisciplinary Research: Redefining Problems, Reimagining Possibilities, & Redesigning...


Oct 25, 2018
Presentation: Johan Bester
Johan Bester (Medicine) was part of a panel discussion on the use of the harm principle in decision-making for children at the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities annual meeting in October. This panel brought together leading scholars in the field of medical decision-making for children to debate the appropriateness of the harm principle...


Oct 25, 2018
Presentation: Christina Miskey, Kelsey Lupo, Andrea Wirth, Cory Lampert, Chelsea Heinbach, Darnelle Melvin, Marina Georgeiva, Seth Shaw, Su Kim Chung, and Emily Lapworth
Christina Miskey, Kelsey Lupo, Andrea Wirth, Cory Lampert, Chelsea Heinbach, Darnelle Melvin, Marina Georgeiva, Seth Shaw, Su Kim Chung, and Emily Lapworth (all Libraries) recently presented during the Digital Library Federation 2018 Forum at the M Resort in Las Vegas. Miskey, Lupo, Wirth, and Lampert presented “Student Support for Digital...


Oct 24, 2018
Presentation: Hilla Sang
Hilla Sang (Libraries) presented “Data Visualization: Digital Storytelling Using Free Software” during the Nevada Library Association’s 2018 annual meeting, Nevada Libraries are for Everyone.


Oct 24, 2018
Presentation: Carrie Gaxiola and Yvonne Wilk
Carrie Gaxiola and Yvonne Wilk (both Libraries) presented “Chronicling America: Learn About Nevada’s Participation in a Nationwide Historic Newspaper Digitization Initiative” during “Nevada Libraries are for Everyone," the Nevada Library Association’s 2018 annual meeting.


Oct 24, 2018
Presentation: Simon Gottschalk
Simon Gottschalk (Sociology) gave a talk to the Nevada chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists titled  "Don't Feed the Trolls."  He is the author of The Terminal Self: Everyday Life in Hypermodern Times.  


Oct 24, 2018
Published: Tim Gauthier
Tim Gauthier (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) published "Negotiating Community in the Interregnum: Zombies and Others in Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead" in the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Routledge). 


Oct 23, 2018
Presentation: William Bauer
William Bauer (History and American Indian Alliance) presented a paper, "Critical Indigenous Biographies: Elmer Busch, Federal Obligations and the Making of Modern California" at the annual meeting of the Western History Association in San Antonio.


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