Accomplishments

Dec. 2, 2019
Drs. Neamat Hassan and Hassan Ziada (both Dental) co-authored “A Prospective Clinical Study on Implant Impression Accuracy,” which evaluated the accuracy of the open and closed implant impression techniques in partially edentulous patients who received two adjacent implants. The article appeared in the online version of the International Journal...
Dec. 2, 2019
Zully Mejia (Art) has an exhibit, "Self PorTRAITS,"  on view at the East Las Vegas Library until Feb. 9. The exhibit features realistic paintings of women the artist admires. She is an undergraduate.
Nov. 27, 2019
Margarita Jara (World Languages and Cultures) presented the paper “Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity of Diminutives in –it in Peruvian Amazonian Spanish” at the Hispanic Linguistics Conference 2019, held by the University of Texas at El Paso last month.
Nov. 27, 2019
Dr. Tanya Al-Talib (Dental) presented “3D Imaging: CBCT and OSA” during the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine’s Advanced DSM Course last month. She also accepted the role of chair for the advanced course and will organize its content for the presentation in 2020.
Nov. 27, 2019
Patricia Heisser Metoyer (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) has written a paper that has been a longitudinal study with Tulane University. The paper, "The Grace of Coincoin: The Role of an African Woman's Spirituality and Its Impact on Creole Culture,” has been selected for presentation at the Dr. Felicia F.  Campbell, Far West...
Nov. 27, 2019
Sheniz Moonie, Brian Labus (both Environmental and Occupational Health), and Dr. Rebecca Scherr (Medicine), along with Julia Anderson, '19 PhD Public Health, and former faculty member Mary Beth Hogan (now of Marshall University) recently published an article on "Chronic Inflammatory Disease Cost: The Impact of Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Nevada"...
Nov. 27, 2019
Katrina Liu (Teaching & Learning) gave an invited presentation to the National Council of Research on Language and Literacy (NCRLL) In Baltimore earlier this month. Titled "Using Critical Counter-Narratives to Prepare Prospective Teachers of Color," the paper was part of a panel on Stories of Possibilities, Generativity, and Humanity:...
Nov. 26, 2019
Jennifer Byrnes (Anthropology) has co-authored a chapter that appears in a new edited volume, Evaluating Evidence in Biological Anthropology: The Strange and the Familiar, edited by Cathy Willermet and Sang-Hee Lee. The chapter, "(Re)Discovering Paleopathology: Integrating Individuals And Populations In Bioarchaeology," co-authored with Ann L. W....
Nov. 26, 2019
Marina Colacicchi-Garber (World Languages and Cultures) wrote "The Death of Comedy: Joker," an essay film review that appeared in the Russian-German editorial The Text. She also wrote an essay on “10 Important Books.” The books were selected out of those read over a lifetime.   Both articles are in Russian.  
Nov. 26, 2019
Vanessa Núñez, Esmeralda C. Cruz Lopez (both Sociology), and Mariana Sarmiento Hernández (Social Work), along with former sociology faculty-in-residence Anna C. Smedley, published an article in the Association of Mexican American Educators Journal titled, “La Lucha Sigue: Making the Case for Institutional Support of ...
Nov. 25, 2019
Vanesa Cañete-Jurado, Jorge Galindo, and Alicia Rico (all World Languages and Cultures) presented papers during the annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, which was held in San Diego earlier this month. Cañete-Jurado presented "Performing Freedom: Drama Translation as Political Engagement in 19th-Century Spain."...
Nov. 25, 2019
Erika Engstrom (Communication Studies) presented "Surviving the Darkness: The Washington Post's Super Bowl Ad and Press Freedom" at the 2019 annual convention of the National Communication Association in Baltimore. She spoke about the visual and conceptual content of the historic ad, which featured journalists, images, and national events that...