Accomplishments

Apr. 27, 2020
Cassara Higgins (Chemistry and Biochemistry) was recognized for a paper that she presented at the International Youth Nuclear Conference in Sydney, Australia, in March. A third-year student in the radiochemistry PhD program, Higgins wrote about "The Reduction of Uranium Hexafluoride with a Room Temperature Ionic Liquid (1-methyl-1-...
Apr. 24, 2020
Marina Garber-Colacicchi (World Languages and Cultures) published a review of the latest book, The Reliqualium of Winds, by Russian poet Alexander Radashkevich (Paris, France) in Interpoetry (Interpoezia) literary magazine (New York). 
Apr. 24, 2020
Richard Miller (Music), Katrina Liu (Teaching and Learning), and Arnetha F. Ball of the Stanford University Graduate School of Education recently published "Critical Counter-Narrative as Transformative Methodology for Educational Equity" in Review of Research in Education, a key journal of the American Educational Research Association. This...
Apr. 24, 2020
Amanda Fortini (Journalism) recently won the prestigious Rabkin Prize. The fourth annual Rabkin Prize for Arts Writers, given by the Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation, recognizes outstanding contributions by critics who write on visual arts. The prize was awarded to nine writers nationally. Each honoree will receive $50,000. Fortini, who has...
Apr. 23, 2020
Tammy Perri (Accounting) has been chosen as the Faculty Advisor of the Year by RSM — a global audit, tax, and consulting firm that has an office located in Las Vegas. She will receive her award, along with a $5,000 prize at the Beta Alpha Psi conference, planned for August in Orlando.
Apr. 23, 2020
Jenna Weglarz-Ward (Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education), along with colleagues from California and Kentucky, recently published an article in the Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education on how to include family engagement content into early childhood courses. The article, "Integrating Family Content into Teacher Preparation...
Apr. 23, 2020
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) published her paper, "Meat Eating and Moral Responsibility," in Utilitas. 
Apr. 23, 2020
Maggie McMullin (Psychology) recently received the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Award through the U.S. Department of Defense and Office of Naval Research to support her research on auditory scene perception. This is a competitive fellowship that promotes education and research relevant to the defense mission...
Apr. 22, 2020
Marina Garber-Colacicchi (World Languages and Culture) had his translation from English to Russian of a selection of poems from the book "The  Country Between Us" by an American poet Carolyn Forché published in Interpoetry (Interpoezia) literary magazine. 
Apr. 22, 2020
Markie Twist (Environmental and Occupational Health) was the co-editor for a special issue on digital and sexual health for the Journal of Sexual Relational Therapy. This issue introduced the concept of digital health (digihealth), digihealth principles, and out of control digi behaviors.
Apr. 21, 2020
Sarah Deredza, Tonya Bryant, Mailo Brantner, and Jud Simonds (all Nursing) successfully defended their DNP Projects to earn the title of doctor. Deredza focused on “The Impact of Culture-specific Education on the Knowledge and Behavior Related to Screening and Lifestyle Management of Blood Pressure in African Migrants.” Bryant focused on “...
Apr. 20, 2020
UNLV American Marketing Association Student Chapter (Marketing and International Business) recently competed in the American Marketing Association's annual collegiate international case competition and tied for second place alongside University of Pennsylvania and British Columbia Institute of Technology. The student teams developed...