Accomplishments

Jul. 29, 2020
Elizabeth Lawrence (Sociology) and colleagues published an article, "Health Lifestyles and the Transition to Adulthood," in Socius.
Jul. 28, 2020
Tiffany Lin (Art) has designed a flag about water and immigration that will fly on one of the flagpoles that surround the rink at Rockefeller Center in New York City from  Aug. 1 through Aug.16. Rockefeller Center received hundreds of submissions from across the world for this public exhibition. Lin's flag will fly with 191 other flags, including...
Jul. 27, 2020
Betty Burston (Health Care Administration), Jennifer Keene (Sociology), and co-authors published an article, "The Use of Online Health-Management Tools and Health Care Utilization Among Older Americans," in The Gerontologist. This study identifies disparities in access to online health-related technology, and investigates associations between...
Jul. 27, 2020
June Cho (Nursing) and Lung-Chang Chien (Environmental and Occupational Health) published an article, “Associations Between Hormonal Biomarkers and Preterm Infant Health and Development During the First 2 Years After Birth," on Biological Research for Nursing.
Jul. 27, 2020
Cindy X. Kha (Life Sciences) was selected by the Nevada Space Grant Consortium to receive the prestigious Nevada NASA Space Grant Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship for 2020-21. This highly selective award is focused on innovation through projects that will generate advancements in STEM that will directly contribute to NASA’s current and...
Jul. 24, 2020
Doris Morgan Rueda (History) received the American Society for Legal History Small Grant to conduct digital research during the COVID-19 pandemic for her project, “Saving The Bad Kids, Caging Los Chicos Malos: Juvenile Justice and Racialized Surveillance in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1900-1970." She is a doctoral candidate.
Jul. 24, 2020
Demecina Beehn (Art) presented "Can We Talk About This? On Diversity in Art Curation in this Cultural Moment" with Sheila Goloborotko of the University of North Florida. The program focuses on creating diverse art exhibitions from the ground up and the push to make cultural institutions anti-racist and is part of the virtual programming of the...
Jul. 24, 2020
Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business) and Robyn Raschke (Accounting) recently were included in a Forbes article, “Covid-19 The Opportunity For Business Schools To Think Creatively,” which featured the findings from their paper, “The Story Only Few Can Tell: Exploring the Disproportionately Gendered Professoriate in Business Schools...
Jul. 24, 2020
Nicole Hudson (Online Education) has been accepted to the Online Learning Consortium's Institute for Emerging Leaders in Online Learning (IELOL) 2020 cohort. The program is in its 12th year and this year is completely virtual, commencing in July and concluding in November. 
Jul. 24, 2020
Dr. Lily T. Garcia (Dental) and Angela Amar (Nursing) accepted an invitation by Las Vegas City Councilman Brian Knudsen to appear on the city’s Access City Council program and share their thoughts about Southern Nevadans returning to their health care providers. They also discussed the multiple steps medical offices take to ensure safety during...
Jul. 24, 2020
Dr. Linh Nguyen (Dental) is a former infectious disease epidemiologist for the Southern Nevada Health District. She is a member of a dedicated team at UMC and has been analyzing COVID-19 test swabs since late May. The UMC COVID-19 testing laboratories have the capacity to conduct 10,000 tests each day, which contributes to the preparation of...
Jul. 23, 2020
Dr. Tanya Al-Talib (Dental) accepted an invitation by the University of Mosul College of Dentistry in Iraq to present “Adult Sleep Disordered Breathing: The Role of the Dentist” during a webinar July 9.