Accomplishments

Apr. 11, 2018
Ikseon Suh (Accounting) and collaborators Anna Rose and Jacob Rose, both from Oregon State University; Jay Thibodeau of Bentley University; Kristina Linke of University of Groningen; and Carolyn Norman of Virginia Commonwealth University won third place in the 2017-18 Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting and Ethics for their paper, "...
Apr. 11, 2018
Kai-Yu Ho (Physical Therapy) and program alumni Jayson McClaren (’17) and Skyler Sudweeks (’17) co-authored “Acute Effects of Walking on the Deformation of Femoral Articular Cartilage in Older Adults,” which appeared online in March (ahead-of-print) in the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. The study was a first of its kind comparing the acute...
Apr. 10, 2018
Kate Hausbeck Korgan (Graduate College) just completed her term as president of the Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS) and now serves as past-president, which involves serving on the Council of Graduate Schools Board. The primary purpose of WAGS is to facilitate professional networking and provide an arena for accredited institutions...
Apr. 10, 2018
Barb Brents (Sociology) was interviewed on Air Talk, hosted by Larry Mantle on KPCC in Los Angeles. The segment was titled "Controversial Classifieds Website Backpage.com Is Now under Government Seizure, but for What Reason and on What Grounds?"
Apr. 6, 2018
Dr. Robin Reinke (Dental) completed the American Dental Education Association Leadership Institute, becoming a fellow of the 2018 graduating class. The institute supports the nation’s most promising individuals at academic institutions in becoming leaders in dental and higher education. Prospective fellows are selected from a competitive pool of...
Apr. 6, 2018
Kelly Ai-Sun Tseng (Life Sciences) was awarded a $224,250 grant from the Nevada INBRE: IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence funded by the National Institutes of Health. Her research project "Building a Molecular Blueprint for Productive Eye Repair" aims to identify genes and signals that induce eye regeneration. Research studies in the...
Apr. 5, 2018
Arpita Basu (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) published an original research article in the prestigious Journal of Lipid Research. Data were obtained from the landmark Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) and its follow-up phase, the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) study, showing higher levels of serum...
Apr. 5, 2018
Karen P. West (Dental) received the American Dental Education Association’s (ADEA) premier award — the ADEA Distinguished Service Award — at the 2018 annual session & exhibition in Orlando, Florida, in March. The ADEA Board of Directors presents this award when an ADEA member has made an extraordinary contribution to dental education through...
Apr. 5, 2018
Kerie Francis (Sociology) has received the 2018 Alex G. and Faye Spanos Distinguished Teaching Award. This prestigious annual award was established in 1981 to recognize excellence and innovation in teaching and mentorship. 
Apr. 5, 2018
Sharon Jalene (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) earned the 2018 CSUN Faculty Achievement Award, which recognizes a faculty member’s outstanding dedication to students through advising, classroom instruction, mentorship, or special events. Jalene is a two-time past recipient of the CSUN Faculty Excellence Award, and the 2015 recipient of the...
Apr. 4, 2018
Kara Radzak, Julia Freedman, and Gabriele Wulf (all Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) recently were named the 2018 distinguished award recipients by the School of Allied Health Sciences. Each year the school acknowledges faculty who are exemplary in scope and quality, exceed expectations and assigned responsibilities, and demonstrate altruism....
Apr. 4, 2018
Lydia Nussbaum (Law) recently provided an op-ed piece to the Las Vegas Review-Journal titled "School Discipline Reform Didn't Create Florida Shooter — and Can Help Kids Who Need It." In the piece she not only corrects the record on a recent article regarding the Florida shooting and school discipline reform, but also explains how school districts...