Accomplishments

Jul. 30, 2019
Elizabeth Lawrence (Sociology) had her research featured in a Las Vegas Review -Journal article, "UNLV Researchers Tighten Link between Lack of Education, Child Deaths."
Jul. 29, 2019
Susan Byrne (World Languages and Cultures) has published the article "Juridical Philology: Incest, Adultery, and the Law in Don Quijote" in a collection titled Sex and Gender in Cervantes: Sexo y género en Cervantes. Essays in Honor of Adrienne Laskier Martín. The volume has been issued by Editorial Reichenberger (2019).       
Jul. 25, 2019
P. Jane Hafen (English) and Brenden H. Rensink (Brigham Young University) co-edited Essays on American Indian and Mormon History, published by the University of Utah Press. With the aim of avoiding familiar narrative patterns of settler colonialism, the editors and contributors seek to make American Indians the subjects rather than the objects of...
Jul. 24, 2019
Amanda Melilli and Katherine Keller (both Libraries) presented at San Diego Comic-Con last week. Melilli moderated two panel discussions, "LGBTQ+ YA Graphic Novel" with panelists Rosemary Valero-Connell (Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me), Sarah Graley (Kim Reaper), Claudia Aguirre (Morning in America) and Lilah Sturges (Lumberjanes: The...
Jul. 24, 2019
Nirmala Lekhak (Nursing) was accepted for the 2019 Hartford Summer Scholar Program. The 22nd annual Summer Scholars program is a week-long, intensive, inter-professional seminar offered by the Hartford Institute Geriatric Nursing at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing. 
Jul. 22, 2019
Ying Zhang (Music) recently won second prize at the highly competitive Heartland Concerto Competition in Kansas City, Missouri. She will solo the "Praeludium and Allegro" by Fritz Kreisler with the Heartland Chamber Orchestra on Aug. 3. Zhang is a doctoral student of music professors Wei-Wei Le and Ambroise Aubrun.
Jul. 19, 2019
Celeste Calkins (Decision Support), Michelle Chavez (Academic Assessment), and Vicki Rosser (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) recently published a paper, “Preventing Extra Costs: The Impact of Faculty Satisfaction and Morale” in the International Journal of Educational Research. The paper examined the differences among morale, job...
Jul. 18, 2019
Susanna Newbury (Art) wrote "Artists at Work: Susan Silton," which has been published in East of Borneo, the interdisciplinary journal and archive on Los Angeles art. The essay and interview address Silton's life and work in Los Angeles as well as her deep engagement in public space and accessibility, queer subjectivity, and gentrification in...
Jul. 16, 2019
Susan Byrne (World Languages and Cultures) presented a paper titled "Lo que (no) oímos en Cervantes" during the 20th triennial conference of the Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas, held in Jerusalem earlier this month. During the conference, she also was re-elected to the association board, as a vocal (spokesperson), to serve a second term in...
Jul. 15, 2019
Danica G. Hays (Education) has received the 2019 Legacy Award from the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). The ACES Legacy Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant and lasting impression on ACES or on the counselor education and supervision profession. ACES is a division of the American Counseling...
Jul. 15, 2019
Sanae El Ibrahimi (Environmental and Occupational Health), Matthew Lee Smith of the Center for Population Health and Aging at Texas A&M University, and Paulo Pinheiro of the department of public health sciences at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine recently published an article on the...
Jul. 11, 2019
Debra L. Martin (Anthropology), along with Ventura Peréz from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Pamela Stone from Hampshire College, in Amherst; and Samuel Sisneros from the University of New Mexico, have been awarded a 2019–20 community action grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) for the Nuestra Señora de Belén...