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Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

Jul 29, 2015
Appointment/Election: Scott Roberts
Scott Roberts, associate vice president for development, was elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VII. CASE supports alumni relations, communications, development, and marketing professionals at educational institutions worldwide. The association...


Jul 27, 2015
Published: Satish Bhatnagar
Satish Bhatnagar (Math) is the author of Converging Matherticles; Mathematical Reflections, Volume II, which was published in May. The first volume was published in 2010. The latest volume is his eighth book.


Jul 20, 2015
Published: Melissa Bowles-Terry
Melissa Bowles-Terry (Libraries) and Cassandra Kvenild of the University of Wyoming co-authored the book Classroom Assessment Techniques for Librarians, which was recently published by the Association of College and Research Libraries. Classroom Assessment Techniques for Librarians provides proven methods for gauging students’...


Jul 17, 2015
Appointment/Election: Sue Wainscott, John Novak, and Mohamed Trabia
Sue Wainscott (Libraries), John Novak (Libraries), and Mohamed Trabia (Engineering) are participating in the 2015 cohort of the Digital Library Federation E-Research Network. The goal of the network is to create a mutually supportive community engaged in continuous learning about e-research and data management support. The UNLV team will produce a...


Jul 15, 2015
Published: Anne Stevens
Anne Stevens (English) is the author of Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction, which was published by Broadview Press in June. This book provides a clear and accessible history of key concepts and movements in the field of literary studies, beginning with the earliest literary theorists of the ancient world and ending...


Jul 10, 2015
Published: Paul Bordenkircher
Paul Bordenkircher (Music) recently contributed an article to Music Connection, a leading monthly national publication related to music industry. Titled "Top 12 Mobile Apps for Music Businesses," the article was published in the magazine’s monthly Tip Jar column in the July issue. A 30-year veteran of the music industry, focusing the last...


Jul 6, 2015
Published: Samantha Godbey
Samantha Godbey (Libraries) wrote a book chapter, “Embedding With Google: Using Google to Optimize Embedded Librarian Involvement,” that was recently published in the book The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries, Volume 1 by Carol Smallwood (editor). The book was published this year by Rowman & Littlefield.  


Jul 2, 2015
Presentation: Gregory Carr
Gregory Carr (Libraries) participated in a panel presentation at the American Library Association Conference in June. The presentation, “Aligning Learning Spaces With Pedagogy: The Instruction Librarian’s Role in Classroom Re/Design,” explores strategies for small- and large-scale library learning space design as well as how changes to spaces...


Jul 1, 2015
Honors: Heng-Wei Cheng
Heng-Wei Cheng (Libraries) recently received the Libraries’ Classified Staff Employee of the Year Award. He was recognized for his excellent work with patrons as well as behind the scenes. He took on additional responsibilities when his department was short-staffed and consistently remains on the lookout for new ideas from webinars and conferences...


Jun 26, 2015
Published: Sue Wainscott
Sue Wainscott (Libraries) wrote a book chapter, “A Biologist Adapts to Librarianship,” that recently was published in the book Skills to Make a Librarian: Transferable Skills Inside and Outside of the Library by Dawn Lowe-Wincenten (editor). The book was published this year by Chandos Information Professional Series.  


Jun 25, 2015
Presentation: Donovan Conley
Donovan Conley (Communication Studies) and some colleagues from the University of Colorado, Denver, Stephen Hartnett, Lisa Keranen, and Patrick Dodge, gave research talks to graduate students working in the areas of communication and cultural studies at Shenzhen University, China earlier this month. His talk was titled "Objects in Mirror are...


Jun 25, 2015
Published: Dan Bubb
Dan Bubb (Honors) wrote an article, "Pushing the Boundaries: How Western American Airports Are Globally Connecting Their Cities in the Twenty-First Century," which appears in Journal of the West. The article examines the historic political, economic, and cultural roles airports play, along with commercial passenger planes, in helping...