Accomplishments

Jun. 27, 2019
Susan S. VanBeuge (Nursing) and former School of Nursing faculty member Marcia Clevesy have been named the 2019 American Association of Nurse Practitioners Award winners for Nevada. This award recognizes outstanding achievements by nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner advocates in each state who demonstrate excellence in clinical practice...
Jun. 27, 2019
Danny Siciliano, Ingrid Zarate, Annie Lu, Claire Stanley, Alex Durham, and Bryan Shaffer (all Accounting) won the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Case Competition and took home $5,000. This is the third time UNLV has participated in the competition, and the third time a UNLV team has won first place. The Student Case Competition gives...
Jun. 27, 2019
David Candelas, Rebekah D'Amato, Chelsea Heinbach, Starr Hoffman, Bibiana Lopez, Eduardo Martinez-Flores, Amanda Melilli, Rosan Mitola, and Amy Tureen (all Libraries) presented at the American Library Association's Annual Conference & Exhibition 2019 in Washington, D.C. Tureen and Melilli presented “Managing to Manage: Strategies for Both...
Jun. 27, 2019
Alisha Kerlin (Barrick Museum) has been named the Nevada representative to the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG) — an organization to which the Barrick Museum of Art belongs. AAMG believes great universities have great museums. It is the leading educational and professional organization for academic museums, galleries, and...
Jun. 26, 2019
Jennifer R. Pharr (Environmental and Occupational Health), Nancy L. Lough (Educational Psychology and Higher Education), and Mary Angela Terencio (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) published an article titled "Health and Sociodemographic Differences between Individual and Team Sport Participants" in the journal Sports. The purpose of the study...
Jun. 25, 2019
Leanne Soter and Stine Odegard (both Service Learning and Leadership) presented "Keeping Leadership Education Out of 'the Sunken Place': Doing Better as Leadership Educators" at the 4th annual Women and Leadership Conference, "Building Solutions, Harmony and the Greater Good." The conference was hosted by the International Leadership Association...
Jun. 24, 2019
Jane Kober and Ruth Lopez (both Sponsored Programs) recently accomplished a career goal of receiving their certification in research administration. The designation of certified research administrator indicates that an individual has met the Research Administrators Certification Council's eligibility requirements and has demonstrated the level of...
Jun. 24, 2019
Kathryn Houk (Libraries) presented a continuing education class at the Northern California/Nevada Medical Library Group and the Medical Library Group of Southern California/Arizona 2019 Joint Meeting at the University of San Francisco. The conference theme was "Critical Health Sciences Librarianship: Examining our Role in Social Justice." Houk's...
Jun. 24, 2019
Nancy Lough (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) published the Handbook on the Business of Women's Sport. Combining knowledge from sport management, marketing, media, leadership, governance, and consumer behavior in innovative ways, this book goes further than any other in surveying current theory and research on the business of women’s...
Jun. 24, 2019
Arpita Basu (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) co-authored a paper on the role of haptoglobin (Hp) phenotype in predicting risks of preeclampsia in women with Type 1 diabetes. Preeclampsia, a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy, is increased manifold in women with diabetes. Causes still remain unclear. The reported data show women with  Hp 2-2...
Jun. 24, 2019
Mary Blankenship (Chemistry, Economics, and Brookings Mountain West) recently co-authored a brief featured on the Brookings Institution blog, the Brown Center Chalkboard. The piece discusses the shortage of STEM teachers and the wage penalties teachers face in STEM. The piece originally was published June 17. She is an undergradaute student...
Jun. 21, 2019
Amanda Belarmino (Hospitality) and her co-author's paper "A Critical Review of Research Regarding Peer-to-Peer Accommodations" recently was published in the International Journal of Hospitality Management. The analysis reviewed 107 articles researching peer-to-peer accommodations published in various journals between 2010 and 2017 and identified...