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

January 14, 2019
Jennifer L. Rennels and Stephanie A. Verba (both Psychology) recently published, "Gender Typicality of Faces Affects Children's Categorization and Judgments of Women More than of Men" in Sex Roles. Their research shows U.S. children aged 5 to 9 years manifest a better sense of what typifies female than male faces, which subsequently affects how...
January 11, 2019
Chelsea Heinbach (Libraries) recently had a paper, "Visual Literacy in Practice: Use of Images in Students' Academic Work," published in College & Research Libraries, the research journal of the Association of College & Research Libraries, which is a division of the American Library Association. She co-authored the paper with colleagues ...
January 11, 2019
Erika Engstrom (Communication Studies) has just published her fifth book, Religion Across Television Genres: Community, Orange Is the New Black, The Walking Dead, and Supernatural. In analyses of contemporary television programming, she and co-author Joseph Valenzano III (University of Dayton) explain how the NBC comedy Community, the critically...
January 10, 2019
Jeremy Meronuck (Health Sciences) received the UNLV Outstanding New Advisor award from the Academic Advising Leadership Team within the office of the vice provost for undergraduate education. The award acknowledges demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising of students for recipients who have served as an advisor for no...
January 9, 2019
Jun Yong Kang (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has been selected as one of the Thieme Chemistry Journals Awardees for 2019. The Thieme Chemistry Journals Award is presented every year to up-and-coming researchers worldwide who are in the early stages of their independent academic career as assistant or junior professors. The awardees are selected...
January 9, 2019
William Bauer (History and American Indian Alliance) presented a paper, "Not Dammed Indians: The Dos Rios Dam and the Politics of Indian Removal in the 1960s," at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, in Chicago in January.
January 8, 2019
Melaney Jones (Health Sciences) has been named recipient of the Excellence in Advising – Advising Administrator award from Region 9 of NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising. The accolade recognizes individuals who may provide direct academic advising services to students, but whose primary responsibility is as an administrator or...
January 8, 2019
Jennifer Bellor, Cynthia Wong, and Linda Lister (all Music) presented a joint plenary session this month at the 2019 national conference of the National Opera Association in Salt Lake City. They shared their original operatic works in the session “Breaking Boundaries in Opera: New Approaches to the Stage by Female Composers.” 
January 8, 2019
Lung-Chang Chien (Environmental and Occupational Health) co-authored "Geospatial Analysis of Refugee Access to Primary Care Physicians in San Antonio, Texas," which appeared in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. This study investigated refugee access to primary care physicians (PCP) in San Antonio and used geographic information systems...

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