Accomplishments

May. 14, 2020
Vicky Albert (Social Work) and Jaewon Lim (Public Policy and Leadership) recently published an article in the Sustainability Journal. In their article "Spatial Analyses of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: Its Responsiveness to Labor Market Performance and Policies during the 2008 Recession," they developed a responsiveness index which...
May. 13, 2020
Ann M. Vuong (Environmental and Occupational Health) recently published an article on "Maternal Cadmium Exposure and Neurobehavior in Children: The HOME Study" in the journal Environmental Research. The objective of the study was to examine the potential associations between Cd exposure during pregnancy and neurobehavior among children.
May. 13, 2020
Chelsea Heinbach, Mark Lenker, Francesca Marineo, and Rosan Mitola (all Libraries) presented at the LOEX 2020 virtual conference, "We Can Do It: Building The Best In Library Instruction,"earlier this month. LOEX is a self-supporting, non-profit educational clearinghouse for library instruction and information literacy information. Marineo,...
May. 13, 2020
Qing Wu, Xiangxue Xiao, and Yingke Xu (all Environmental and Occupational Health) recently published two studies together in the Journal of Clinical Medicine: "Evaluating the Performance of the WHO International Reference Standard for Osteoporosis Diagnosis in Postmenopausal Women of Varied Polygenic Score and Race"   "Performance of FRAX in...
May. 13, 2020
The Growth, Inclusivity, Voice, and Excellence (GIVE) Award (Women's Council) winners in this inaugural year are Cristina Hernandez  (Nidetch Women's Center) and the Libraries' Inclusion and Equity Committee. These award decisions were made based on the nominees' evidence of commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion...
May. 12, 2020
Elizabeth Lawrence (Sociology) and colleagues published an article, "Power, Hegemony, and World Society Theory: A Critical Evaluation," in Socius.
May. 12, 2020
Colleen Hall-Patton (Sociology) had an article, "Modern Quilting in the 1950s," published in Make Modern magazine, a digital Australian magazine, which used content analysis of 1950s magazine articles to tie together current and historic quilting trends.
May. 12, 2020
Xan Goodman and Aidy Weeks (Libraries), along with members of the African American Medical Library Alliance (AAMLA) Virtual Engagement Committee, recently published, "Caucus News: We Did It, You Can Too! Webinar Best Practices and Lessons Learned by the AAMLA Virtual Engagement Committee" in the Medical Library Association's MLAConnect this month...
May. 11, 2020
Lateka Grays and Cory Tucker (both Libraries) had an article, "Reimagining Career Collections to Increase Usage and Engagement" (ACE account login required) published in Collection & Curation. The scholarly journal provides well researched and authoritative information on the rapidly changing conceptions of what collection development is in...
May. 11, 2020
Hyelin Kim (Hospitality) and her co-authors recently published their research paper "Why Hotel Employees Care about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Using Need Satisfaction Theory" in the International Journal of Hospitality Management. The article investigates hotel employees’ perception of CSR practices of their firms, within the...
May. 11, 2020
Marta Soligo and Josiah Kidwell (both Sociology) published insightful essays exploring the pandemic's influences on social life in Northern Notes, produced by the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds in the UK. Soligo discusses the changing character of leisure during the COVID-19 crisis. Kidwell discusses implications...
May. 8, 2020
Lauren Paljusaj (English), along with Anne Savage and Susanna Newbury (both Art) wrote an essay that was published in Nevada Humanities' inaugural Double Down post on distance — part of its COVID-response series on human connection. The essay considers how to interpret photographs as meaningful points of time-lapsed contact. Using UNLV Special...