Accomplishments

Aug. 6, 2020
Gloria Wong-Padoongpatt (Psychology) has received the 2020 Jean Lau Chin Early Career Professional Award for Academic Scholarship for her work on microaggressions. This award comes from the American Psychological Association's Division 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women), Section 5: Psychology of Asian Pacific American Women. 
Aug. 5, 2020
Erin Zimmerman (Writing Center) published an article, "Locating Visual Communication across Disciplines: How Visual Instruction in Composition Textbooks differs from that in Science-writing Textbooks" in Across the Disciplines. This study compares how a corpus of 60 science writing textbooks and composition textbooks address visual communication...
Aug. 4, 2020
Soumya Upadhyay (Healthcare Administration) published two articles in the recent special issue of the Journal of Healthcare Finance that focuses on "Healthcare Finance and COVID-19." The first paper was "Hospital Capacity and Capacity Planning during COVID-19." The second paper was "Cash, Cash Conversion Cycle, and Inventory during COVID-19."
Aug. 4, 2020
Diana Eden (Film) is the author of the book Stars in Their Underwear: My Unpredictable Journey from Broadway Dancer to Costume Designer for Some of Hollywood's Biggest Stars. It chronicles her life as a costume designer for Las Vegas shows and Hollywood TV and films. Su Kim Chung of UNLV Libraries' Special Collections & Archives, facilitated...
Aug. 3, 2020
Marina Garber-Colacicchi (World Languages and Cultures) had a collection of poetry "La commedia dell'arte" published in the latest issue of the literary magazine Kreshchatik, Kiev, Ukraine.
Jul. 31, 2020
Pearl Kim, Chris Cochran, Jay Shen (all Healthcare Administration), Ji Yoo (Medicine), Seong-Min Park (Criminal Justice), and former international visiting scholars Sungyoun Chun and Yong-Jae Lee published a paper, "Trends and Associated Factors of Use of Opioid, Heroin, and Cannabis among Patients for Emergency Department Visits in Nevada: 2009–...
Jul. 31, 2020
Marta Soligo (Sociology and International Gaming Institute) and Brett Abarbanel (International Gaming Institute) co-authored a paper on the Venetian Hotel and Casino for the International Hospitality Review. The paper analyzes the concepts of experience economy and promotion of authenticity by exploring the resort’s tangible and intangible Italian...
Jul. 30, 2020
Toni Repetti (Hospitality) published an article titled "How Hospitality Firm Executive Diversity Affects Firm Performance" in the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.   
Jul. 30, 2020
Karla Irwin and Tammi Kim (both Libraries) were panelists during "Scalable Solutions for Design Records" at the Society of American Archivists virtual meeting this week. The panel, which included colleagues Cheryll Fong from the University of Minnesota, and Andi Altenbach from Studio Gang, discussed how finding solutions to storage, digital...
Jul. 30, 2020
Kelly Ann Garthe (Nursing) successfully defended her dissertation titled "Rejection Sensitivity and the Intent to Seek Medical Help Among Gender Minority Individuals."  She officially earned her doctorate status.  
Jul. 30, 2020
Mary Whitehead (Student Diversity and Social Justice) participated as a panelist in the "Navigating Racial Trauma for Black Identifying Clients and Clinicians" event facilitated by the Psychology Diversity Committee at Roosevelt University this month.
Jul. 29, 2020
Cory Lampert, Darnelle Melvin, and Seth Shaw (all Libraries) participated in the “Archives and Special Collections Linked Data Review Group” through OCLC, a global library cooperative that provides shared technology services, original research and community programs for its membership and the library community at large. The group, supported by...