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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 »

Contact Email: 
henryg@email.arizona.edu

Retailers to Explore Serving the Customer “Everywhere at Once” at TJL Center Conference

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The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona today announced the 2015 presenters at its 19th Annual Global Retailing Conference, April 23-24 at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson.

The Terry J. Read more »

Norton's Dr. Melissa Barnett honored with Shirley O’Brien Diversity Award

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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Melissa Barnett, the recipient of the Shirley O’Brien Diversity Award from CALS!

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) values diversity in its people and programs and strives to foster a diverse, fair, and respectful community. Read more »

News Contact: 
Melissa A. Barnett, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
barnettm@arizona.edu

Norton's Dr. Michael Staten contributes to recent panel, "Plummeting Oil Prices: Good News or Bad?"

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Historical perspective, consumer impact and even predictions (prices won't stay low) are covered by a panel of three experts at the Eller College of Management.

Historical perspective, consumer impact and even predictions (prices won't stay low) are covered by a panel of three experts at the Eller College of Management.

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

Professor Emily A. Butler's study recently highlighted on Good Morning America!

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Congratulations to Emily Butler, an associate professor of family studies and human development, who is leading a study that looks at how certain relationship dynamics in romantic couples might lead to unhealthy habits and ultimately unwanted weight gain.

UA researcher Emily Butler will look at how couples might use food to feel closer, avoid conflict or cope with tension in the relationship. Read more »

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

Professor Raison Discovers How Sitting in a Hot Tent Can Ease Depression

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Dr. Charles Raison is at the forefront of challenging the traditional notion that depression is exclusively a brain illness. His holistic mind-brain-body approach has sparked success in recent clinical trials exploring the effect of heat regulation processes

A high-tech heated tent is being tested as a possible new treatment for pain and depression. Read more »

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

Dr. Stephen T. Russell's new study reveals LGBT teens have better self-esteem

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A new study has found lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teenagers who openly share their sexual orientation in school have a higher self esteem than those who do not. 

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A new study has found lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teenagers who openly share their sexual orientation in school have a higher self esteem than those who d Read more »

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

LGBT adults better adjusted if they were ‘out’ in school

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have better self esteem and less depression as young adults if they were open about their sexual orientations as adolescents, a new study suggests. Read more »

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have better self esteem and less depression as young adults if they were open about their sexual orientations as adolescents, a new study suggests.

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

What You and Your Valentine Should Know

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The idea that opposites attract is popular, but it doesn't pan out in real life, UA researchers say. As Norton Professor, Melissa Curran tells her students in a class on relationships: "There's no such thing as having too much in common."

By Alexis Blue, University Relations - Communications | February 10, 2015
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News Contact: 
Melissa Curran, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
macurran@email.arizona.edu

Arizona Illustrated features story on our fathering course "Fatherhood 101"

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Check out the Arizona Illustrated story on our fathering course "Fatherhood 101" (FSHD 150B: Men, Fatherhood and Families: A Biocultural Perspective).

Check out the Arizona Illustrated story on our fathering course "Fatherhood 101" --The course will be taught again this summer (FSHD 150B: Men, Fatherhood and Families: A Biocultural Pers Read more »



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