Accomplishments

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

December 11, 2020
Angela Silvestri-Elmore and Linda Silvestri (both Nursing), along with their colleague Donna Ignatavicius, recently presented a poster at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Faculty Forum titled, "Strategies for Building Clinical Judgment in a Virtual Clinical Learning Environment." The poster was focused on ways nurse educators can...
December 11, 2020
Aly Hiko and Austin Horng-En Wang (both Political Science) published the article "Out-of-Control COVID-19 Pandemic Hampers the Nationalism" in Political Studies Review. A survey experiment was conducted in the U.S. three months after the COVID19 outbreak and revealed that the priming of the outbreak in the U.S. significantly decreases the level of...
December 11, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented a workshop on the topic of incorporating practices rooted in diversity, equity, and inclusion within professional associations and business organizations at Providence College. This workshop was sponsored by Delta Sigma Pi, an international business fraternity, and Beta Gamma Sigma,...
December 10, 2020
Sheila Bock (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) published a chapter, "#LatinxGradCaps, Cultural Citizenship, and the 'American Dream," in the edited volume Folklore and Social Media. Looking at the hashtag #LatinxGradCaps, it addresses how the aesthetic and narrative framings of immigrant identities in these online displays...
December 10, 2020
Dharini Bhammar (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) published an article, "Effects of Obesity on the Oxygen Cost of Breathing in Children" in Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology. The co-author is Tony Babb from the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine. They reported that higher resting energy requirements, attributable to...
December 10, 2020
Jaclyn Roth (Architecture) recently received the AIA Nevada Academic Design Excellence Award. She is a sixth-year graduate student.
December 10, 2020
Adam Schroeder (Music) is nominated for two 2021 Grammy Awards as part of John Beasley’s MONK’estra for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album, and for Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella. This is the eighth nomination the jazz saxophone professor has received since joining the music faculty four and half years ago. The 63rd Grammy Awards show is...
December 10, 2020
Jayce L. Farmer (Public Policy and Leadership) co-authored an article, “Social Media as an Innovative Policy Tool: Lessons and Recommendations from the City of Austin,” in the Journal of Public Management & Social Policy. This article provides an assessment of the city of Austin’s (Texas) use of social media in its community policing efforts....
December 10, 2020
Gary Kleiger (Chemistry and Biochemistry) is a co-corresponding author on a paper titled "Linkage-Specific Ubiquitin Chain Formation Depends on a Lysine Hydrocarbon Ruler" that was in the journal Nature Chemical Biology. Alums Nicholas Purser, '19 BS Biology; Nicole Burton, '20 BS Chemistry; and Daniel Houston, '09 BA Psychology and BS Biology,...

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