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FSHD Doctoral Student receives Centennial Award

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Congratulations to Henry Gonzalez, who has been awarded the Centennial Award for Doctoral Students. This award is given annually by the University of Arizona Division of Student Affairs to two doctoral students.

Congratulations to Henry Gonzalez, who has been awarded the Centennial Award for Doctoral Students. Read more »

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henryg@email.arizona.edu

TCAI launches new partnership to help teach personal finanace

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Across the country, middle and high schools have begun incorporating personal financial education into their curricula to prepare young people to make good financial decisions as adults. TCAI is helping to give teachers the tools they need to deliver these important life lessons.

Across the country, middle and high schools have begun incorporating personal financial education into their curricula to prepare young people to make good financial decisions as adults. Read more »

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Dr. Mike Staten
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statenm@email.arizona.edu
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FSHD Undergraduate Students at Prestigious Research Conference

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Five FSHD undergraduate students participated in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC) research conference.

Five FSHD undergraduate students participated in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC) research conference (https://grad.arizona.ed Read more »

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Dr. Melissa Barnett
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barnettm@email.arizona.edu

Andrea Romero honored by Victoria Foundation

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Norton School Professor Andrea Romero is the recipient of the Dr. Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr., Outstanding Latina/o Faculty Award, for her distinguished service in Higher Education. 

Norton School Professor Andrea Romero is the recipient of the Dr. Alfredo G. Read more »

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Dr. Andrea Romero
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romeroa@email.arizona.edu
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http://cals.arizona.edu/fcs/faculty/andrea_romero

For Father's Day, Norton School Researchers Show 5 Ways Dads Matter

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Norton School researchers researchers weigh in on how involved dads can make a difference, from the way they play with their children to the example they set for future fathers. Read more »

Norton School researchers researchers weigh in on how involved dads can make a difference, from the way they play with their children to the example they set for future fathers.

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families@cals.arizona.edu
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families@cals.arizona.edu
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Norton School Researchers Featured in 2015’s Best and Worst States for Working Dads

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As the contemporary working dad faces bigger challenges in his role as parent and provider, we asked a panel of experts to weigh in on the most important issues that concern his life. The contemporary dad no longer fits neatly into the standard of the married male breadwinner and disciplinarian.

Male parenting is not what it once was. Read more »

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nsteklis@email.arizona.edu
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Norton School Undergradate Jocelyn Caquias Participates in Leadership Honors Bootcamp

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Norton School Undergradate Participates in Leadership Honors Bootcamp - Jocelyn Caquias, a Norton School Retailing and Consumer Sciences major recently attended a leadership honors bootcamp in Washington, D.C.

Thirteen students gathered from seven universities to attend Leadership Honors Bootcamp in Washington, DC. May 17-22, 2015.  Institutions that participated include: Kansas State Universit Read more »

UA Food Study: Shop More, Waste Less

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Bulk-buying of food might not be such a boon to the budget after all. Research by the Norton School's  Victoria Ligon and Anita Bhappu found that consumers shop too infrequently and overbuy when they do, contributing to waste.

Norton School researchers investigating how consumers make decisions about food consumption and shopping have found that they actually waste food because they bulk-buy too often. Read more »

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abhappu@email.arizona.edu
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abhappu@email.arizona.edu

Norton School Alum Receives CALS Lifetime Achievement Award

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Dr. Colien Hefferan (BS Home Economics '71) received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Eugene G. Sander Lifetime Achievement Award in a ceremony on Friday, May 1st, 2015. Read more »

Dr. Colien Hefferan (BS Home Economics '71) received the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Eugene G. Sander Lifetime Achievement Award in a ceremony on Friday, May 1st, 2015.

Event Date: 
May 1, 2015
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sfcs@cals.arizona.edu

The Amazing Future of Retail Conference

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The UA's 19th annual Global Retailing Conference focused on retail being "everywhere at once." Pictured, UA students modeled clothing by entertainer Thalia Sodi (third from right) in a fashion show during the Global Retailing Conference

Advances in technology have had a major impact on the way consumers shop. Read more »



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