Accomplishments: College of Fine Arts
March 3, 2021
Timothy Jones (Music), along with Gordon Hicken, wrote an article, "Standing Out from the Crowd: Producing Your Best Cover Letter and CV," for the April issue of Percussive Notes. A juried submission journal, Percussive Notes this year is making a push toward articles that can help colleagues with professional development.
January 25, 2021
Jin Ouk Choi, Rajarshi Ghimire, Seungtaek Lee (all Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction) and Jin-Yeol Lee (Architecture), with Yong-Cheol Lee at the Louisiana State University, published a paper, "Combined Application of 4D BIM Schedule and an Immersive Virtual Reality on a Modular Project: UNLV Solar Decathlon Case," in the International Journal of Industrialized Construction. Ghimire was a graduate assistant, Seungtaek Lee was a postdoctoral researcher, and Jin-Yeol Lee...
January 20, 2021
Robert Shipley (Music) is the author of a drum method book, The Art of Commercial Drumming: How to Develop a Solid Groove and Become a Pocket Drummer. This book gives an opportunity to share knowledge and experience in an effort to give drummers the necessary tools needed to help them have the same. An accomplished world-class musician, Shipley has been a professional drummer touring the world for more than three decades with artist such as Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, and Diana Ross.
January 7, 2021
Hikmet Loe (Art) has been awarded the first Research Fellowship from the Holt/Smithson Foundation. Loe is an educator, writer, and curator whose research examines the changeable nature of the Earth, addressing perceptual and cultural constructs of the land. She joins the department of art this spring as a part-time instructor, teaching Land Art.
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 set to be broadcast Jan. 31 on CBS.
December 10, 2020
Jaclyn Roth (Architecture) recently received the AIA Nevada Academic Design Excellence Award. She is a sixth-year graduate student.
December 4, 2020
The Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art received a Nevada Humanities grant for $7,500 to pair artists with scholars.
November 30, 2020
Stefani Relles (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) and Charles Burmeister (Film) are involved in a documentary film project, "Mattering in the Margins: Skateboarders’ Stories of Mental Health Challenges and Opportunities." The project will involve producing a documentary using cinematic methods that were developed at UNLV with funding from a 2018 Faculty Opportunity Award. These methods were developed through an interdisciplinary course that was featured in a story on cool classes. ...
November 30, 2020
Ashley Hairston Doughty (Art) visited Scripps College virtually to present on the topic of artists’ books and representing Blackness.
November 25, 2020
Kristin Hough and Daisy Sanchez (Art) are included in the Rogers Art Loft Year One Retrospective exhibition. Sanchez is an undergraduate student.
November 23, 2020
Alisha Kerlin (Barrick Museum) will take part in an online "Director's Discussion" at New Mexico State University Art Museum during the opening night of “Sorry for the Mess (SFTM),” featuring work by artists Justin Favela and Ramiro Gomez, originated at the Barrick Museum of Art. The discussion takes place at 6 p.m., Jan. 21 via Zoom.
November 16, 2020
Sapira Cheuk (Art) created an online exhibition on Instragram @unlvtheear, the department of art's Instagram page. Titled Here I am/Here We Are, multiple posts this week focus on first-generation experience and first-generation creatives in the UNLV community. Online, you'll see artworks and statements from students in art and design, education, criminal justice, and film, a part-time instructor in art and a doctoral student in history that reflect the varied and diverse experiences and...