Jeffrey Ebersole (Dental) co-authored “Hypoxia Inducible Transcription Factors, HIF1A and HIF2A, Increase in Aging Mucosal Tissues,” which produced findings that hypoxic stress may exist in aging gingival tissues and may provide an explanatory molecular risk factor for pathogenic microbial challenges. The article appeared in the Jan. 16 issue of…
Bing Zhang (Physics and Astronomy) and a team of researchers recently published a paper in Nature Astronomy. The paper is titled, "Transition from Fireball to Poynting-flux-dominated Outflow in the Three-episode GRB 160625B," and was led by former UNLV Ph.D. student Bin-Bin Zhang. In the paper, the research team discovered for the first…
Judd Harbin (Campus Life Assessment) in December was elected to serve as chair-elect of the board of directors for Student Affairs Assessment Leaders (SAAL) in 2018. He will become chair of the board in 2019. Comprised of educators who lead assessment in divisions of student affairs at a variety of institutions across the nation, SAAL…
Linda Lister (Music) is the author of the book So You Want to Sing Light Opera: A Guide for Performers. Just published by Rowman and Littlefield, the book is part of the National Association of Teachers of Singing "So You Want to Sing" series.
Jenifer Utz (Life Sciences) has been awarded $649,407 from the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education for a project titled "Developing the Skill and Will to Succeed in STEM." Katie Rafferty, Christy Strong, Donald Price (all Life Sciences), and Matt Bernacki (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) are Co-PIs.…
Bo Bernhard and Brett Abarbanel (both International Gaming Institute) recently spoke at the winter meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States. The council brings together gaming legislators from across the United States to discuss the most pressing issues impacting states and their gambling…
Elizabeth Lawrence (Sociology) and a colleague published an article titled "Family, Peer, and School Influences on Emerging Health Lifestyles in Grades K-8” in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. She also published an article in the Annual Review of Public Health titled "The Relationship between Education and Health:…
Mayra Cardoso (Registrar) received the Classified Employee of the Month for the month of December. 
Benjamin Edwards (Law) recently published an op-ed in The Hill on the need to make more information available for immigrants. The op-ed is based on his article, "The Professional Prospectus," which was published in the Washington and Lee Law Review.

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