Accomplishments

Jun. 3, 2020
Nissa Tzun (Journalism and Media Studies) and Korey Tillman (Sociology), along with Oja Vincent, co-founder of the Forced Trajectory Project, appeared as guests on KNPR's State of Nevada radio show earlier this week. They discussed the recent protests, police brutality, and topics related to the history of U.S. racial violence and oppression. The...
Jun. 3, 2020
Danica G. Hays (Education) has been selected to serve a three-year term on the editorial board of Counselor Educaton & Supervision (CES). CES is the flagship journal of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, a division of the American Counseling Association.
Jun. 2, 2020
Hyun "Grace" Chatfield, Seyhmus Baloglu (both Hospitality), Robert E. Chatfield, and Percy Poon (both Finance) recently published their article "Preferred Stock Issuance in the Restaurant Industry and Financial Distress" in the Journal of Foodservice Business Research.   The purpose of this study is to offer insights into why restaurant firms...
Jun. 2, 2020
Geovany Uranda (Art) has designed a new coloring book, "The ABC’s of Latinidad,"  in collaboration with art department alumni Justin Favela and Emmanuel Ortega.  This book has more than 50 pages of black-and-white illustrations ready for coloring that alphabetically cover food, sports, and social situations special to Latinx people or...
Jun. 1, 2020
Emily Sarten, Aundrea Frahm, Cida de Aragon, and Laurence Myers Reese (all Art) are featured in Long-Distance RADAR, episode four, as is recent graduate Dan Hernandez. This experimental performance feature is available on Youtube. Sarten, de Aragon, and Reese are graduate students.
Jun. 1, 2020
Makayla Palmer (Economics) published the article “Does Publicly Subsidized Health Insurance Affect the Birth Rate?” in the Southern Economic Journal. The study examines how the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of subsidized insurance impacted insurance enrollment and the birth rate for women of reproductive age. While expanded eligibility for...
Jun. 1, 2020
Hyelin Kim (Hospitality) and her co-authors recently published "Examining the Impacts of Touristification on Quality of Life (QOL): The Application of the Bottom-up Spillover Theory" in The Service Industries Journal. The study aims to understand touristification and the influence of this phenomenon on residents’ quality of life.
May. 29, 2020
Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business), Han-fen Hu (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology), and Jesse Barnes (Public Policy and Leadership) recently won the runner-up position for the Best Conference Paper at the 2020 American Marketing Association's Marketing and Public Policy Conference for their extended abstract titled "...
May. 29, 2020
Catherine Angel, Laura Brennan, Emily Budd, Yasmina Chavez, Kay Leigh Farley, Wendy Kveck, Jean Munson, Dave Rowe, and Jerry Schefcik (all Art) have created online exhibits and virtual happenings this semester to highlight the creativity, research, learning, growth, and big ideas of their undergraduate and graduate students. This effort took...
May. 29, 2020
"MJ" Jung Min, Annie Lin (both Art), Chad Scott (Teaching and Learning), and Shahab Zargari (Fine Arts) all have work that will be displayed in the second annual "Use Other Door" juried art show that is set to open June 17 at the Core Contemporary gallery in Las Vegas. Sapira Cheuk (Art) and recent undergraduate alum Angie Saldana (Art) were part...
May. 28, 2020
Dr. Christina Demopoulos (Dental) accepted an invitation to present "HPV: The Role of the Dental Team" during a webinar  hosted by the National Network for Oral Health Access, which was viewed by approximately 200 participants.
May. 28, 2020
Marla Royne Stafford (Hospitality) and her co-author recently had their chapter, "The Convergence of Not-for-Profit Services and the Social Enterprise", published in The Routledge Handbook of Service Research Insights and Ideas. The book explores foundations and innovations in services, highlighting important issues relating to service...