Accomplishments

Feb. 14, 2020
Barb Brents, Andrew Spivak, Christina Parreira, Alessandra Lanti (all Sociology), and Olesya Venger (Journalism & Media Studies), along with Takashi Yamashita of the University of Maryland, are the authors of "Are Men Who Pay for Sex Sexist? Masculinity and Client Attitudes toward Gender Role Equality in Different Prostitution Markets," which...
Feb. 13, 2020
Ashley Doughty (Art) will present at the 108th annual College of Art Association Conference in Chicago this month. She will present on a panel called Black, Brown + Latinx Graphic Design Educators, chaired by Kelly A Walters from The New School, Parsons School of Design. Other participating designers are representing the College of New Jersey,...
Feb. 12, 2020
Sarah Tanford, Laura Book, Tim Self, Cass Shum, and Jaimi Garlington (all Hospitality) received multiple awards at the 2020 West Federation Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (WF CHRIE) conference this month. Tanford, Book, and Self received the Best Research Proposal Award. Shum was honored with the Best Proposal Reviewer...
Feb. 12, 2020
Eda Anlamlier (Marketing and International Business) received the Undergraduate Research Mentor award from UNLV's office of undergraduate research for her ongoing work in advancing quality research and mentoring students on campus — two initiatives directly linked to the Top Tier initiative.
Feb. 11, 2020
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) published the article "Valuing Animals as They Are — Whether They Feel It Or Not," in the European Journal of Philosophy.
Feb. 11, 2020
Leeann Fields (Educational Compliance) has been appointed by Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak to serve on the Commission on Educational Technology. The term ends Dec. 31, 2021. Fields fills a voting seat on the commission for an “administrator in a public school who possesses knowledge and experience in the general application of technology.” The...
Feb. 11, 2020
Erika Engstrom (Communication Studies) has written an article, "Entertainment as Education: Multiculturalism and Interculturalism in Eytan Fox's 2004 Film Walk on Water," that appears in the current issue of Popular Culture Review. In the article, Engstrom explicates how the Israeli-German film illustrates both the recognition and celebration of...
Feb. 11, 2020
Deborah Arteaga (World Languages and Cultures) has published a volume, L2 Grammatical Representation and Processing:  Theory and Practice (Multilingual Matters).  She contributed a co-authored chapter (as first author) titled, "What Can Acquisition Studies Contribute to the Instruction of Register?  A Case Study of French," as well as the "...
Feb. 10, 2020
Sapira Cheuk and Fawn Douglas (both Art) have work that is included in an exhibit, Margaret, Are You Grieving, that is on view at Nevada Humanities Program Gallery. Several UNLV alumni, including Montana Black, Lance Smith, Kim Garrison, and Steve Radosevich, also are part of the exhibit.
Feb. 7, 2020
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) published a paper titled "Valuing Animals As They Are—Whether They Feel It or Not" in the European Journal of Philosophy. In this paper, she provides two respect-based arguments in defense of the claim that animals can be subject to dignitary wrongs, such as when they are dressed up in human clothing, mocked, and shamed on...
Feb. 7, 2020
Emma Frances Bloomfield (Communication Studies) and Marcia Allison (University of Southern California) published a paper, "Rhetorical Imaginings and Multimodal Arguments at the European Green Belt: Juxtaposing Nonhuman Nature and Technology in our Collective Memory of the Cold War" in the Journal of Argumentation in Context. The paper examines the...
Feb. 6, 2020
Amanda Belarmino (Hospitality) and her co-author's paper "Examining the Impact of Political Candidates on Hotel Revenue" recently was published in the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Insights. The paper examines the impact of a charismatic political candidate on hotel revenue in the USA, particularly in their home states, through the lens of...