Accomplishments: Women's Council

May 4, 2023
Shanna Kinzel, associate director of the UNLV Student Union and Conference and Event Services, a Division of Student Affairs, was awarded the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Values Award during the annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts. The ACUI Values Award is presented to college union professionals who uphold the ACUI…
May 2, 2023
Dr. Neamat Hassan and Dr. Tanya Al-Talib (both Dental), and alumnae Dr. Audrey Morris and Dr. Patricia Grabowski (both Class of 2021) co-authored “Retrospective Analysis of the Correlation between TMD, Headache and Bruxism,” which published in the April issue of Open Journal of Stomatology. The study aimed to evaluate the association between…
April 26, 2023
Kara Christensen (Psychology) and colleagues at the University of Kansas (Kelsie Forbush: PI), VA Boston, VA Eastern Kansas, and Purdue University were recently awarded a $4.23 million Department of Defense Expansion Grant for their project, "Assessment of Eating Disorder and Comorbidity Risk and Resilience in a Nationally Representative Sample of…
April 17, 2023
Sheila Bock (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) has been elected for a two-year term as president of the Western States Folklore Society. Starting in January 2023, she has also taken over as co-editor (with Elo-Hanna Seljamaa, University of Tartu) for the international journal Narrative Culture.
April 14, 2023
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) is the co-author of an article, "Shannon D. Jones, MLS, MED, AHIP, FMLA, Medical Library Association President, 2022-2023," published in the Journal of the Medical Library Association. Weeks is an assistant professor within UNLV Libraries and director of the School of Medicine Library serving the Kirk Kerkorian School of…
April 12, 2023
Heather Richardson, coordinator of UNLV's Fostering Scholars program, recently received the 2023 Community Engagement Faculty/Staff Outreach Award.   
April 12, 2023
Renata F. Guzzo (Hospitality) recently co-authored the article, “Taking a stand: Understanding the use of socially controversial CSR in hospitality recruitment,” in the International Journal of Hospitality Management. The study explored the relationship between socially controversial corporate social responsibility (CCSR) and organizational…
April 11, 2023
Jung-Hwa Kim (Architecture) has been offered a 2023-2024 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship by the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The fellowship will support her project, “The Design and Use of the Wanamaker’s Department Store Rooftop in Philadelphia, 1910 to the 1920s.”
April 10, 2023
Jennifer Vaughan (Fine Arts) was named "Executive of the Year" at the 32nd Annual Silver State Women's Awards on April 8 at a ceremony inside Resorts World, Las Vegas. Vaughan is the communications director for the College of Fine Arts.
April 6, 2023
Anna Horvath, Mayra Repetto, Melanie Shackleford, Andrea Thi, Rory Twells, Kavita Batra, Dale Netski, Nadia Gomez, and Leanne Free (all Medicine) presented a poster, "Analyzing the Quality and Reliability of Contraceptive Content on TikTok: A Feasibility Study," at the American Medical Women’s Association 108th annual meeting, held in Philadelphia…
April 6, 2023
UNLV Alumni Association's "DisruptHERs: How women are leading change in the sport industry” was presented by Nancy Lough (Education), director of the intercollegiate and Professional Sport Management program, and co-director of UNLV's Sport Innovation Initiative. Women’s sport is on the rise. Viewership, attendance, sponsorship investment, and…
April 5, 2023
Katherine Gaddis (Anthropology) was awarded an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant for her project titled, "An Examination of Aging and the Elderly in Bioarchaeological Contexts."