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  1. 1. ILLUSTRATION
  2. 2.  U N LV C a r e e r S e r V i C e S Roby n Ca mpbel l- O uc h id a , ’0 0 M A A Show of Support Career center help experienced alums as well as recent graduates I l lu s t rat ion by Gra nt C od a k W hen you think of a “support group,” UNLV’s Career Services is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But their jobs or their passion for their current positions and are looking to see what else is out there.” of alumni — from recent graduates to graduates from the 1980s. Most of the participants are looking for job resources with the downturned economy and the Don Snyder, one of the center’s (i.e., job fair information, good online job changes it has wrought on communities career counselors, begins each meeting search sites) as well as information on across the country, that’s just what the by establishing some ground rules. how they can stand out.” university has created to help alumni who “Please try to utilize ‘I’ statements, don’t Common questions at the support are looking for jobs or even new leases monopolize the conversation, only one groups have included what employers are on life. person speaks at a time, and everything looking for in a resume, how applicants Once a month, the UNLV Career stays in this room,” he says. should handle questions about desired Services Center, in conjunction with the During the course of the hour-long salaries, and exploring the most effective UNLV Alumni Association and the Bob gathering, attendees learn about the ways to network. Boughner Career Services Center, holds resources offered by the career center, An article in the June 22, 2009, edition a support group where ideas can be including computer programs, resume of HigherEdMorning.com discusses the exchanged, opinions are expressed, and evaluation, on-campus recruiting, and fact that many job seekers are turning everything is held in confidentiality. “We’re other helpful items. “We try to inform to their college career offices for help, here today to share stories, talk about them of things like CareerLink, which is a sometimes more than 30 years after how to change careers, and answer search engine that can pull down a list of graduating. While this has caused some questions,” said Eileen McGarry, executive jobs for more ‘experienced’ employees,” universities to hire additional career center director of Career Services, at July’s says Bobbie Barnes, director of the staff, what are the universities getting in support group meeting. Boughner Career Services Center. “Many return? These meetings, which have been alumni have been out of the job search “We don’t look for anything in return,” held since last April, have gone through game for a while and simply don’t know says Barnes. “I personally feel it is interesting changes as the economy about all of the newer job search tools. As our responsibility to assist our alumni, continues to change. “When we first members of the alumni association, these especially in times like this.” started in the spring, there were definitely tools are available to them at no cost. For more information on career more recent graduates,” says McGarry. “The alumni support group has been services and the alumni job search “As time has gone on, we are seeing a great way to connect with alumni,” she support group seminars, please visit more experienced grads who have lost continues. “We have seen a broad range http://hire.unlv.edu.   U N LV C a r e e r S e r V i C e S Roby n Ca mpb el l- O uc h id a , ’0 0 M A A Show of Support 24 PREMIER  FALL/WINTER 2009 Location: Pre Title: ñ Show of Supportî A Magazine / Date: Premier, Fall 2009 Medium: Ado Career center help experienced alums as well as recent graduates I l lu s t rat ion by Gra nt C od a k
  3. 3. Title: ñGuest Expectationsî Magazine / Date: Premier, Spring 2009 Location: Premier Spring 2009 Medium: Adobe Illustrator
  4. 4. Title: ñOn-line Gamblingî Magazine / Date: Premier, Fall 2008 Location: Premier Fall 2008 Medium: Adobe Photoshop
  5. 5. Title: Beautiful Minds Title: ñBeautiful Minds, Healthy Bodiesî Magazine / Date: UNLV Magazine, Fall 2006 Medium: Adobe Illustrator Location: UNLV Mag. 2006 Medium: Adobe Illustrator Title: Beautiful Minds Medium: Adobe Illustrator
  6. 6. Do You Know Do You Know Are Sleeping With? Who You Who You Are Sleeping With? Christian E. Hardigree ’93 Illustration Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives Grant Codak T oday’s hospitality industry is a fast-paced, global shaped insects start as small as 1 millimeter in size and industry. And with the influx of international travel, we can grow up to 5/8 of an inch in length. Bed bugs are have seen an influx of additional “travelers” coming wingless and do not fly or jump. They can, however, travel to our properties: the dreaded “bed bug,” aka Cimex Christian E. Hardigree ’93 up to 20 feet in radius in order to search for food sources. Illustration lectulatris. The nocturnal insects survive by sucking the blood of Associatewere virtually eradicated following World War Bed bugs Dean for Strategic Initiatives Grant Codak host animals, most commonly (and preferably) humans. A II, largely due to the use of heavy-duty pesticides, including female bed bug can lay as many as 500 eggs in her lifetime. T DDT. Over the next 50 years, we is a fast-paced, global oday’s hospitality industry banned many pesticides, shaped insectshave a distinctive 1 millimeter in size and Bed bugs also start as small as odor, which has been such as DDT, which with the influx of international travel, we industry. And was subsequently linked to birth can grow up to 5/8 of an inch in length. Bed bugs are described as smelling like over-ripe raspberries. defects andseen an influxissues, and began using coming have other health of additional “travelers” more wingless and do not fly or jump. They can, however, travel Bed bugs have acquired their name because they to our properties: the dreaded “bed bug,” aka Cimex past environmentally friendly pest-control methods. In the up to 20 feet in radius inand are primarily for food sources. burrow into small areas order to search found in lectulatris. there has been a massive resurgence of bed bug The nocturnal insects survive by sucking the blood of five years, mattresses and bed linens. However, they are also infestations in were virtually eradicated following believe War Bed bugs the United States. Some experts World that host animals, most commonly (and preferably) humans. A commonly found in carpets, behind peeling paint or II, largely duein internationalheavy-duty pesticides, including the increase to the use of travel is partially to blame for female bed bugbox springs, in electrical outlets, behind headboards, in can lay as many as 500 eggs in her lifetime. DDT. Over theof bed bugs into U.S. hotels, as bed bugs are the infiltration next 50 years, we banned many pesticides, Bed bugs also have in distinctive odor, in personal been decorative molding, a picture frames, which has items, such as DDT, which was subsequently linked to birth commonly problematic in other areas of the world. Other described bed bugs are so small, they can easily hide in etc. Since as smelling like over-ripe raspberries. defects and other health issues, andenvironmentally friendly experts also blame the use of more began using more Bed bugs have acquired their name because they deep and narrow crevices, avoiding detection upon a visual environmentally friendly pest-control methods. In the past pest-control substances as failing to “kill” the bugs once burrow into What is troublesomeprimarily found in inspection. small areas and are (and difficult in eradicating five years, there has into a U.S. hotel, resurgence webed bug mattresses from bed linens. However, they are also bug they are introduced been a massive noting that of use the insects and your property) is that an adult bed infestations in substances, which Some experts believe only more surface the United States. are typically effective that commonly found than a year behind peeling paint or can live for more in carpets, without feeding. They also the short durations of time and areis partially to blame for for increase in international travel subject to being wiped headboards, in box deposits in electrical outlets, behind for can avoid chemical springs, (pesticides) in their journey the infiltration of bed bugs into U.S. hotels, as bed bugs are away during room cleaning. decorative molding, in picture frames, in personal items, a food source, including surface insecticides. Their ability commonly problematic in othersignificant legal, ethical, and This resurgence has raised areas of the world. Other etc. Since into small areas makes it easy foreasilybugs in to burrow bed bugs are so small, they can bed hide to experts also blamefor the hospitality environmentally friendly financial concerns the use of more industry. Elimination of deep and narrow crevices, avoiding detection which a visual travel between units that have adjacent walls, upon makes pest-control substances as failing to proving costly in terms bed bug infestations is very difficult, “kill” the bugs once inspection. What is troublesome (and difficult in eradicating infestations within a hotel widespread, as they easily travel a person. Depending upon the state of a person’s immune on the market. Therefore, the first line of defense for a hotel they are introduced into a U.S. roomsnotingrentalwe use of extermination and removing hotel, from that status. the insects from your property) is that an adult bed bug from one room to another. system, people experience a wide range of reactions to a is its guest room attendants. It is imperative that a hotel more it is difficult to find bed bugsare typically effective only Also, surface substances, which prior to a full-blown can live for more than a year without feeding. They also bite. Some people have no noticeable reaction to the bite, train the guest room attendants to look for the telltale signs, for short durations of time the mostsubject to being wiped infestation, when they are and are difficult (and costly) can avoidYour Bedmate Bites? What if chemical deposits (pesticides) in their journey for never being aware that they were bitten. Others will suffer which include rust-colored stains on the sheets and/or box away duringA common misconception is that bed bugs to address. room cleaning. a food source, including surface insecticides.types of Bed bugs are known to carry 28 different Their ability a reddening of the bite area, perhaps with some minor springs, tiny black spots (excrement) approximately the size are This resurgence has raised significant legal, ethical, and found only in “cheaper” hotels or “dirty” facilities. This to burrow into small areas bodies, it easy for Hepatitis B and human pathogens in their makes including bed bugs to swelling and inflammation. In more severe cases, the bite of poppy seeds, and/or translucent light-brown skins from a financial concerns for bugs are foundindustry. Elimination of is simply untrue. Bed the hospitality in every price-point travel between units that have adjacent walls, a bed bug up HIV. In fact, Hepatitis B has been detected in which makes site may become a large, red, severely inflamed welt that is live infestation. bed bug infestationsStates. So what proving costly in terms facility in the United is very difficult, is a hotelier to do? infestations within feeding widespread,blood. HIV hastravel to six weeks after a hotel on infected as they easily been a person. painful, sometimes forstate of a person’s following itchy and Depending upon the weeks or months immune on the market. Therefore, the first line of defense forfirst It should be noted that many times a property’s a hotel of exterminationunderstand some things about bed bugs. First, it helps to and removing rooms from rental status. from onebed bugsanother. hour after feeding on infected found in room to up to an system, people experience a wide range of reactions to a being bitten. is its guest room attendants. It is imperative thatbeing indication of a problem is when a guest reports a hotel Also, it is difficult to find bed bugs prior to a full-blown blood. Despite these findings, there are no reported cases bite. Some people have no noticeable reaction to the bite, train the shouldroom attendants to look for the telltale signs, bitten. It guest further be noted that some people will not infestation, when they are the most difficult (and costly) Identify Your Bedmate What if Your Bedmate Bites? of bed bugs transmitting any pathogens to a human. neverTime for a Newthey were bitten. Others will suffer Is it being aware that Bed? which includereaction to the bites on the sheets and/or box experience a rust-colored stains for several days after to address. A vary from misconception is that bedfreshly Bed bugs common a translucent color when bugs Bed bugs are knownthey are harmless. When a of That does not mean to carry 28 different types bed a reddening do the bite area, perhapsa bedsomeproblem? So, how of you know if you have with bug minor springs, tiny black spots a former guest calls to report asize having been bitten. So if (excrement) approximately the are found only in “cheaper” hotels as “dirty” facilities. This hatched to a reddish-brown color or adults. The oval- human pathogens inits saliva into the host animal, usually bug feeds, it injects their bodies, including Hepatitis B and swelling and inflammation. In more early-detectionthe bite There are no reliable monitoring or severe cases, devices of poppy several days after his or her stay, that call should a problem seeds, and/or translucent light-brown skins from is simply untrue. Bed bugs are found in every price-point HIV. In fact, Hepatitis B has been detected in a bed bug up site may become a large, red, severely inflamed welt that is live infestation. facility in the United States. So what is a hotelier to do? 26 to six weeks after feeding on infected blood. HIV has been itchy and painful, sometimes for weeks or months following 27 It should be noted that many times a property’s first First, it helps to understand some things about bed bugs. found in bed bugs up to an hour after feeding on infected being bitten. indication of a problem is when a guest reports being blood. Despite these findings, there are no reported cases bitten. It should further be noted that some people will not Identify Your Bedmate of bed bugs transmitting any pathogens to a human. Is it Time for a New Bed? experience a reaction to the bites for several days after Bed bugs vary from a translucent color when freshly That does not mean they are harmless. When a bed So, how do you know if you have a bed bug problem? having been bitten. So if a former guest calls to report a hatched to a reddish-brown color as adults. The oval- bug feeds, it injects its saliva into the host animal, usually There are no reliable monitoring or early-detection devices problem several days after his or her stay, that call should Do You Know 26 27 Title: Sleeping with Bedbugs Medium: Illustrator and Photoshop Title: ñBed Bugsî Magazine / Date: Premier, Fall 2006 Location: Premier Fall 2007 Medium: Bedbugs Title: Sleeping with Adobe Photoshop Medium: Illustrator and Photoshop
  7. 7. Title: ñDinner with a Rebelî Magazine / Date: Alumni Newsletter, Spring 2007
  8. 8. Location: Student Union Medium: Adobe Illustrator Title: UNLV Student Union Map Date: Spring 2007

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