Accomplishments

Aug. 14, 2019
Amanda Belarmino (Hospitality), along with co-authors Yoon Koh and Min Gyung Kim, wrote an article, "Good Fences Make Good Revenue: An Examination of Revenue Management Practices at Peer-to-Peer Accommodations," that recently appeared in Tourism Economics.  This study aims to shed light on the current state of revenue management adoption on Airbnb...
Aug. 14, 2019
Rebeka D'Amato, Priscilla Gutierrez, Chelsea Heinbach, Bibiana Lopez, Eduardo Martinez-Flores, Rosan Mitola, David Ramos-Candelas, and Amy Tureen (all Libraries) recently had work featured at the IDEAL '19 Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Library & Archives conference presented by The Ohio State University Libraries...
Aug. 14, 2019
Jean Munson (WRIN) returned home this month from attending the Girls Leadership Power Collaborative on scholarship as a program manager of the National Education for Women's Leadership. She was able to participate and learn about the latest research on the world of learning for women and girls, explore what it means to be a culturally responsive...
Aug. 13, 2019
Robert Levrant and Toniann DeSousa (both Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) presented "Enhancing the Volunteer Experience to Meet Programmatic Outcomes" at the 2019 Southern Regional Conference on Learning in Retirement in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Aug. 13, 2019
Erika Engstrom (Communication Studies) presented "Discretion and Despair: Considering Civil Religion and Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale" at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Toronto. She examined the elements of civil religion — rituals and symbols of American public life — as portrayed in the...
Aug. 13, 2019
The UNLV CARE Advocate Training program (Women's Center) recently received national advocate credentialing through the National Organization for Victim Assistance. The benefits of credentialing include enhanced recognition, credibility, and mobility in the victim assistance field, and professional identification within victim services. The CARE...
Aug. 12, 2019
Debra Gorov, Riley Sullivan, Ron Buncombe, Keith McMath, Jay Schneider (all Student Union and Event Services) and the entire SUES team are being recognized for their hard work and dedication towards the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees union Public Service Forum event. This event, held earlier this month, featured 19...
Aug. 9, 2019
Bo Bernhard, Sarah St. John, and Andi Dassopoulos (all International Gaming Institute) received a grant from the Nevada Governor's Advisory Committee on Problem Gambling to expand their problem gambling research, continuing the work they did for the Nevada Problem Gambling Project. These new projects will use a quantitative and qualitative...
Aug. 9, 2019
Danica G. Hays (Education) has been selected as associate editor for the Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling & Development journal, an official journal of the Association of Assessment and Research in Counseling, a member association and division of the American Counseling Association. Articles address both theoretical and other problems...
Aug. 8, 2019
Jennifer Kawi, Reimund Serafica, and Andrew Thomas Reyes (all Nursing) presented a symposium about their research, “Exploring Resilience Among Asian Immigrants Toward Improving Global Healthcare” during the 30th International Nursing Research Congress of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing at Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Aug. 8, 2019
Claire Tredwell (Preschool) has been honored with the Rose C. Engel Award for Excellence in Professional Practice by the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children, recognizing her leadership, ethical standards and excellence of work. This national award is presented to professionals who have made significant...
Aug. 8, 2019
Emma Frances Bloomfield (Communication Studies) authored an article in The Conversation highlighting the core arguments in her book, Communication Strategies for Engaging Climate Skeptics: Religion and the Environment.