Accomplishments

Oct. 19, 2018
Kelsey Lupo (Libraries) presented the findings of her masters in library and information science cumulative review project, “Library Perceptions during Times of Terror: Students Affected by the October 1 Shooting and Their Impressions of Safety in the Academic Library Community” at the Nevada Library Association’s 2018 Conference. 
Oct. 19, 2018
Christina Miskey, Michael Frazier, Sarah Jones, Barbara Tabach, and Claytee White (all Libraries) recently presented during “Nevada Libraries are for Everyone," the Nevada Library Association’s 2018 annual meeting. Miskey presented “Finding Their Way: An Information Resource Guide for Refugees in Southern Nevada”. Frazier and Jones were part of a...
Oct. 18, 2018
Rosan Mitola and Amanda Melilli (both Libraries) recently presented "The Banned Books Buffet: Introducing Intellectual Freedom to Library Users" during the Nevada Library Association's 2018 annual meeting in Las Vegas. Melilli also presented "LGBTQIA+ Children's/YA Literature: Making the Case for Inclusion."  
Oct. 18, 2018
Crista Reaves (Nursing) earned one of seven Foundation for Nursing Education Scholarship Awards from the National League of Nursing (NLN). A Ph.D. candidate, Reaves was one of 150 applicants to earn this national award. Her research focus is on the implementation of a brief mindfulness technique in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary...
Oct. 18, 2018
The Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West served as co-sponsors of the American Planning Association Nevada Chapter Annual State Conference earlier this month. As such, many UNLV faculty members presented their research on critical policy areas for our state through various conference sessions.  Robert Lang and William Brown (The Lincy...
Oct. 18, 2018
Katherine Howard (Dental) is the senior author of "Alterations in Oral Cancer Gene Expression in Response to Melatonin" in the Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medical Research with Arin Hartounian, Guillermo Alessandro Retis, and Karl Kingsley (all Dental).
Oct. 17, 2018
Kelsey Lupo and James Cheng (both Libraries) presented, "UNLV University Libraries' Inclusion and Equity Committee: Exploring the Path to Inclusiveness and Diversity in an Academic Library," at the Nevada Library Association 2018 Annual Conference. The presentation discussed the background of the committee, its strategic plan, and challenges...
Oct. 16, 2018
Kai-Yu Ho (Physical Therapy) and department alumni Theresa French, '18 Doctor of Physical Therapy; Brooks Klein, '18 Doctor of Physical Therapy; and Young Lee, '18 Doctor of Physical Therapy; co-authored “Patellofemoral Joint Stress During Incline and Decline Running,” which appears in the current issue of Physical Therapy in Sport. The study’s...
Oct. 15, 2018
Nicole Schultz (International Gaming Institute) recently published an article in M Life Magazine, the internal publication for all MGM Resorts International properties, about the different virtual and augmented reality entertainment options on the Las Vegas Strip.
Oct. 15, 2018
Markita Dawson, Kelsey George, Brittany Paloma-Fiedler, and Amy Tureen (all Libraries) recently conducted a panel titled "Awestruck: Moving Past Vocational Awe" at the 2018 NSHE Diversity Summit held at Nevada State College earlier this month.
Oct. 15, 2018
Deborah Arteaga (World Languages and Cultures) has been awarded the credential of certified medical interpreter in Spanish by the National Board of Medical Interpreters. This the second credential of the two national exams for medical interpreting that she has been awarded.
Oct. 11, 2018
Rochelle Walker (Fine Arts) and Samantha Carroll (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) created Living Your Best Life: Balancing School, Work, and Family Summit. It was created out of a graduate multicultural course project within the higher education leadership program. The goal was to provide UNLV student-parents a positive and supportive...