Accomplishments

Jan. 13, 2020
Marina Garber-Colacicchi (World Languages and Cultures) had a selection of poems titled "The Dead Hour" published in The New Review Quarterly in December.
Jan. 10, 2020
Jennifer Vanderlaan (Nursing) recently published an article, "Geospatial Variation in Caesarean Delivery" in Nursing Open. The article discusses the evaluation of the variation in caesarean delivery rates across counties in Georgia and determines whether county-level characteristics were associated with clusters. 
Jan. 10, 2020
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) recently was appointed co-president of the Society for the Study of Animal Ethics.
Jan. 9, 2020
Kavita Batra (Environmental and Occupational Health) recently was selected to receive the inaugural UNLV Graduate College Finishing Fellowship for the spring 2020 semester. Batra is currently a doctoral student at the School of Public Health.
Jan. 8, 2020
Karyn Holt and Paul Clements (both Nursing) and Susan Aldridge of Drexel University have once again published an article in the online education arena, this time tackling the topic of mental health trends and issues in online educational environments. Their article, published in the Journal for Behavioral and Social Sciences is titled, "Trends and...
Jan. 7, 2020
Michelle Tusan (History) published a piece, "Impeachment, Executive Power and Genocide" in the Los Angeles Review of Books about the impeachment crisis.  
Jan. 7, 2020
Nirmala Lekhak (Nursing) recently published an article, "Episodic Memory in Later Life: Benefits of Prayer and Meditation" in the Journal of Holistic Nursing. The article examines the effects of prayer and meditation on the episodic memory or older adults.     
Jan. 7, 2020
Jennifer Jaimes, Mehmet Erdem, ChihChien Chen (all Hospitality), and William Doyle (Honors) recently published their paper "An Assessment of Generation Z’s Preferences for Guest-Facing Hotel Technologies" in the Journal of Hospitality. The exploratory study found that guest-facing technologies are an important consideration for Generation Z...
Jan. 6, 2020
Krystal Ramirez (Art) is exhibiting at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts through Feb. The exhibit, Whose Diversity, draws upon histories of the Latinx community in Minneapolis. She was inspired by Whose Diversity?, a collective of undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Minnesota who challenge and transform the culture of...
Jan. 6, 2020
Ashley Doughty (Art) is included in the College Book Arts Association Members' Juried Exhibition, Intersections: Book Arts as Convergence, at the Carroll Gallery at Tulane University through Feb. 6. It celebrates the crossroads, overlaps, conversations, and potential for shared experience and expansion. Her recent books are about procreation and...
Jan. 3, 2020
Jennifer Vanderlaan (Nursing) recently was appointed to the Maternal Mortality Review Committee for Nevada. This committee, which was established during the 80th legislative session, examines the state's mortality and morbidity rates among pregnant women and presents recommendations to the Legislature on how to respond.       
Jan. 2, 2020
Jennifer Jaimes (Hospitality) received two separate Best Paper Awards from the Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium and UNLV’s Honors College for her thesis paper on “Influence of Guest Room Technologies on Generation Z’s Booking Decision.”