Accomplishments

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
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. 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. 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...
Jun. 20, 2019
Fatma Nasoz (Computer Science and The Lincy Institute) was recently featured in a Las Vegas Now segment titled "Learning to Code," discussing the Informatica Next 25 initiative that prepares students for STEM-focused careers. It originally aired June 13.
Jun. 20, 2019
Janet Dufek (Integrated Health Sciences), along with Mohamed Trabia (Engineering) and Jessica DeBerardinis (Mechanical Engineering) co-authored “A Viscoelastic Ellipsoidal Model of the Mechanics of Plantar Tissues,” which appeared May 30 in the online version of the Journal of Biomechanics. The study evaluated geometric and material variables of a...
Jun. 20, 2019
Benjamin Burroughs, David Becker, and Madeline Edgmon (all Journalism and Media Studies), and Adam Rugg of Fairfield University have published a paper titled "#VegasStrong: Sport, Public Memorialization, and the Golden Knights" in the journal Communication and Sport. Becker and Edgmon are master's students.
Jun. 19, 2019
Chelsea Heinbach (Libraries) is the co-author of a paper, "Use and Reuse of Visual Resources in Student Papers and Presentations," published in the journal The Electronic Library.