Accomplishments

Dec. 3, 2019
Dafne Odette (Architecture) provided a presentation for the European Federation of Psychology Students Associations on the topic of experiential memory formation and retention through various measures that serve to trigger a memory. Her proposal went through a blind peer-review process, and there were more than 200 participants, including...
Dec. 3, 2019
Amanda Belarmino, Carola Raab, and Tevfik Demirciftci (all Hospitality) recently published their research article, "The Impact of Resort Fees on Perceived Fairness and Destination Brand Image: An Exploratory Study" in the Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management. The paper studied hotel guests' perception of resort fee fairness and its impact on...
Dec. 3, 2019
Karen E. Callahan (Environmental and Occupational Health) recently co-wrote and published a chapter on "Disaggregated Hispanic Groups and Cancer: Importance, Methodology, and Current Knowledge" in the book Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos.  The chapter summarizes the current knowledge on cancer in Hispanics, with a focus on the...
Dec. 2, 2019
Drs. Marcia Ditmyer, Sophia Saeed, and Victoria Woo (all Dental) accepted invitations to speak during the National Network for Oral Health Access (NNOHA) annual conference. Ditmyer spoke about wellness, Saeed addressed management of medically complex dental patients, and Woo discussed etiology and therapy for oral squamous cell carcinoma. NNOHA...
Dec. 2, 2019
Drs. Neamat Hassan and Hassan Ziada (both Dental) co-authored “A Prospective Clinical Study on Implant Impression Accuracy,” which evaluated the accuracy of the open and closed implant impression techniques in partially edentulous patients who received two adjacent implants. The article appeared in the online version of the International Journal...
Dec. 2, 2019
Zully Mejia (Art) has an exhibit, "Self PorTRAITS,"  on view at the East Las Vegas Library until Feb. 9. The exhibit features realistic paintings of women the artist admires. She is an undergraduate.
Nov. 27, 2019
Margarita Jara (World Languages and Cultures) presented the paper “Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity of Diminutives in –it in Peruvian Amazonian Spanish” at the Hispanic Linguistics Conference 2019, held by the University of Texas at El Paso last month.
Nov. 27, 2019
Dr. Tanya Al-Talib (Dental) presented “3D Imaging: CBCT and OSA” during the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine’s Advanced DSM Course last month. She also accepted the role of chair for the advanced course and will organize its content for the presentation in 2020.
Nov. 27, 2019
Patricia Heisser Metoyer (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) has written a paper that has been a longitudinal study with Tulane University. The paper, "The Grace of Coincoin: The Role of an African Woman's Spirituality and Its Impact on Creole Culture,” has been selected for presentation at the Dr. Felicia F.  Campbell, Far West...
Nov. 27, 2019
Sheniz Moonie, Brian Labus (both Environmental and Occupational Health), and Dr. Rebecca Scherr (Medicine), along with Julia Anderson, '19 PhD Public Health, and former faculty member Mary Beth Hogan (now of Marshall University) recently published an article on "Chronic Inflammatory Disease Cost: The Impact of Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Nevada"...
Nov. 27, 2019
Katrina Liu (Teaching & Learning) gave an invited presentation to the National Council of Research on Language and Literacy (NCRLL) In Baltimore earlier this month. Titled "Using Critical Counter-Narratives to Prepare Prospective Teachers of Color," the paper was part of a panel on Stories of Possibilities, Generativity, and Humanity:...
Nov. 26, 2019
Jennifer Byrnes (Anthropology) has co-authored a chapter that appears in a new edited volume, Evaluating Evidence in Biological Anthropology: The Strange and the Familiar, edited by Cathy Willermet and Sang-Hee Lee. The chapter, "(Re)Discovering Paleopathology: Integrating Individuals And Populations In Bioarchaeology," co-authored with Ann L. W....