Accomplishments

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

June 4, 2020
Paula Frew (Environmental & Occupational Health) recently published the article "Factors Associated With Referring Close Contacts to an App With Individually-Tailored Vaccine Information" in Vaccine.
June 4, 2020
Brittany Paloma Fiedler and Niki Fullmer (both Libraries) will present "Latinx Students in a Hispanic-Serving Institution's Academic Library" at the California Academic and Research Libraries Association 2020 virtual conference. The presentation will include preliminary findings from surveys and interviews of Latinx students at UNLV and their...
June 4, 2020
Brett Abarbanel (International Gaming Institute) recently was published in two scholarly journals. Her first article, "Gambling Engagement in Live Streaming on Twitch," was published in International Gambling Studies. The second article, "Gamers Who Gamble: Examining the Relationship Between Esports Spectatorship and Event Wagering," was published...
June 4, 2020
Anthony Lucas (Hospitality) and his co-author recently published the article "Examining Expanded Differences in Slot Machine Pars: An Analysis of Revenue Impacts and Player Sensitivity to 'Price'" in the International Journal of Hospitality Management. The study indicated increases in revenue for high-par games with no clear signs of play...
June 3, 2020
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) published her paper, "The Epistemology of Meat Eating," in Social Epistemology.
June 3, 2020
David G. Schwartz (Faculty Affairs) recently published an essay on Desert Companion's DC Blog examining how Las Vegas recovered from a pair of deadly fires in 1980/81 that shook public confidence in high-rise safety, particularly in Las Vegas.
June 3, 2020
Danica G. Hays (Education) has been selected to serve a three-year term on the editorial board of Counselor Educaton & Supervision (CES). CES is the flagship journal of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, a division of the American Counseling Association.
June 3, 2020
Nissa Tzun (Journalism and Media Studies) and Korey Tillman (Sociology), along with Oja Vincent, co-founder of the Forced Trajectory Project, appeared as guests on KNPR's State of Nevada radio show earlier this week. They discussed the recent protests, police brutality, and topics related to the history of U.S. racial violence and oppression. The...
June 3, 2020
Ian McDonough (Economics) and co-author Daniel Millimet of Southern Methodist University were awarded the Outstanding Article Award for their 2019 publication in Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy. The award-winning article, "Criminal Incarceration, Statutory Bans on Food Assistance, and Food Security in Extremely Vulnerable Households:...

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