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Students participate in "Wearhouse" fundraiser for Artifact Dance Project

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In the beginning,“Wearhouse” was little more than clothes strewn across a living room. Now in its third year,
the fundraiser for Artifact Dance Project hits the big time with an actual warehouse location, performances and even lectures and demonstrations dedicated to fashion.

“Wearhouse” fundraiser moves to actual warehouse Read more »

Retail ’Cats: Macy's CEO Pays It Forward

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Terry Lundgren ’75 is not a man to forget his roots. That’s why, in 2005, the Macy’s CEO put his name behind the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the UA. The center has introduced hundreds of students to the world of retailing— some of them stepping into successful careers with Macy’s.

Retail ’Cats: Macy's CEO Pays It Forward
By: Tim Vanderpool, Jacob Chinn photo
 

Terry Lundgren ’75 is not a man

Norton School Senior Takes a "Once In a Lifetime" Road Trip

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As part of National Retail Federation's Retail Across America road trip, Retail and Consumer Sciences major, Kelly Carton was chosen from NRF Studen Association to share her experience and capture the perspective of a future leader.
 

California road trip: Five days with eight amazing retailers

A Credit Card Survival Guide for New Grads

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Building credit while hunting for a job, wrestling student loans and figuring out post-college life might seem like a tall order. But, just like the triumphant hat toss, it’s an important rite of passage for young adults.

A Credit Card Survival Guide for N

News Contact: 
Michael Staten, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
statenm@email.arizona.edu

Congratulations to Henry Gonzalez!

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I’m pleased to announce that Henry Gonzalez has been awarded the Family Strengthening Scholars Dissertation Fellowship! He is one of only three scholars for this nationally competitive award!

We are pleased to announce that Henry Gonzalez has been awarded the Family Strengthening Scholars Dissertation Fellowship! He is one of only three scholars for this nationally competitive award! Read more »

$500K to Come to UA for New Generations Study

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Norton School Director, Stephen Russell, Ph.D. is collaborating on a new major study based at UCLA. This new Generation study will examine the health and well-being of three generations of lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals over the course of 5 years.

Williams Institute Launches 5-Year Study on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Health - In September 2014, the Williams Institute launched the Generations study, a 5-year examinati Read more »

News Contact: 
Stephen T. Russell, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
strussell@arizona.edu

100% Engagement: Norton School Leadership Retreat

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On Saturday September 13, 2014, the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences hosted its fourth annual Student Leadership Retreat at the Student Union.Through interactive participation and engagement, student leaders learned about their personal leadership styles, how to motivate others, and how to lead in challenging situations.

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News Contact: 
Julie Longstaff
Contact Email: 
jules@email.arizona.edu

Rethinking How We Understand and Treat Depression

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Dr. Charles Raison, an associate professor at the Norton School, makes an explicit general argument about labeled psychiatric disorders....they are not brain disorders as popularly understood in psychiatry, but instead a combination of many things in our lives and environments intersecting with our bodies, too.
 

Dr. Read more »

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Charles Raison, M.D.
Contact Email: 
craison@email.arizona.edu

Project Lifeline: UA Takes Integrated Approach to Suicide Prevention

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A three-year grant created Project Lifeline, enabling the UA's Campus Health Service and its partners like the Norton School and the Frances McClelland Insitute to collaborate on suicide prevention.

 

Project Lifeline has drastically changed the approach to suicide prevention and awareness at the UA. Read more »

News Contact: 
Stephen Russell
Contact Email: 
strussel@email.arizona.edu

When Job Loss Equals Weight Gain

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Why do jobless people tend to have a higher body mass index than those who are employed? An assistant professor of psychiatry in the UA College of Medicine, collaborating with the Norton School's Dr. Emily Butler, will look at how post-job-loss changes in sleep and social rhythm – a person's daily routine – might affect weight.

Patricia Haynes in the UA College of Medicine has been awarded $3.1 million to study the relationship between unemployment and putting on pounds. Read more »

News Contact: 
Emily A. Butler, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
eabutler@u.arizona.edu


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