Accomplishments

Jun. 6, 2019
Samantha Coogan (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) received recognition as a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The fellow designation identifies academy members who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues, as well as in their communities, by their service to the dietetics profession and by optimizing the nation’s...
Jun. 6, 2019
Caitlin Saladino (The Lincy Institute & Brookings Mountain West), Marya Shegog (Public Health/Lincy Institute), Magdalena Martinez (Public Policy and Leadership/Lincy Institute), Jaewon Lim, and Kelliann Beavers (both Public Policy and Leadership) were each selected to present their respective research projects at the 2019 Urban Affairs...
Jun. 6, 2019
Erika Marquez (Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy), Carolee Dodge Francis (American Indian Research and Education Center), and Shawn Gerstenberger (Public Health) published an article titled "Where I live: a qualitative analysis of renters living in poor housing" in the journal Health & Place.  The article examines the lived...
Jun. 5, 2019
Rei Serafica and Nirmala Lekhak (both Nursing) and Tirth Bhatta (Sociology) co-authored an article, "Acculturation, Acculturative Stress and Resilience among Older Immigrants," in International Nursing Review. The aim of this study was to explore the interplay between acculturation, acculturative stress, and resilience, and their collective impact...
Jun. 5, 2019
Anne Stevens (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) has published a chapter on teaching parody in the volume Teaching Modern British and American Satire, edited by Evan Davis and Nicholas Nace (Modern Language Association, 2019).
Jun. 4, 2019
Georgiann Davis (Sociology) was elected chair-elect of the American Sociological Association's Section on the Sociology of Body and Embodiment. Her three-year term begins in August.
Jun. 3, 2019
Joy A. McKenna (Life Sciences) was selected by the Graduate College to receive the first place 2018-19 UNLV Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, which is a highly selective and prestigious award recognizing a strong commitment to outstanding pedagogy and successful experiences thus far with undergraduate instruction at UNLV. McKenna...
May. 31, 2019
Michelle Samuel (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) received the 2019 Special Recognition Award from the Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association (FWATA) for significant contributions of time and energy, and overall dedication to bettering and promoting the association within two or more states. Samuel has been an association member for 16 years ...
May. 30, 2019
Laurel Lamb (Libraries) recently presented at the Academic Library Advancement and Development Network 2019 conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Her presentation was titled "Join the Club: Renewal Appeals for Donor Retention and Transformation." In addition, she participated in a panel discussion on the topic of donor stewardship. 
May. 29, 2019
Su Kim Chung, Marina Georgieva, Sarah Jones, Emily Lapworth, and Cyndi Shein (all Libraries) presented at the joint conference of the Society of Southwest Archivists and the Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists. Chung, head of special collections and archives public services, presented with colleagues from Weber State University on an...
May. 29, 2019
Cass Shum, Ankita Ghosh, and Anthony Gatling (all Hospitality) recently published their manuscript "Prosocial Rule-breaking to Help Coworker: Nature, Causes, and Effect on Service Performance" in the International Journal of Hospitality Management. In the manuscript they showed that prosocial rule-breaking behavior with a motive to help coworkers...
May. 29, 2019
Rebecca Gill (Political Science and the Women's Research Institute of Nevada) and Kate Eugenis ,'17 PhD Political Science, have published their article "Do Voters Prefer Women Judges? Deconstructing the Competitive Advantage in State Supreme Court Elections" in State Politics & Policy Quarterly. In this article, the authors find that women...