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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce notes Professor Michael Staten's risk based pricing and credit scoring report

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world's largest business federation, draws attention to Professor Michael Staten's report entitled "Risk Based Pricing in Consumer Lending."

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

Congratulations to Cody Villanueva, NRF Next Generation Semi-Finalist!

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Talented students from 24 National Retail Federation (NRF) member schools have been nominated to represent the next generation of retail leaders. The nominees below received a travel scholarship to attend Retail’s BIG Show, Student Program and the inaugural NRF Foundation Gala in New York City.

The NRF Foundation shapes retail’s future by building awareness of the industry through statistics and stories; developing talent through educ

Meet the new Norton School Director, Dr. Jana Hawley!

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 "I look forward to joining the extraordinary family of the Norton School", Dr. Hawley says, "The School's rich legacy of academic excellence, commitment to families and communities, and relationships with industry align perfectly with my professional goals and personal aspirations."

We are thrilled to be able to announce that Dr. Jana Hawley has accepted the directorship of the John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences. Read more »

RCSC Faculty dishes on Holiday Shopping Trends

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If you haven't already noticed, heading out for a little holiday shopping is getting scarier by the day. Retail and Consumer Sciences associate professor Anita Bhappu shares her perspective on new trends and expectations for holiday shopping.

If you haven't already noticed, heading out for a little holiday shopping is getting scarier by the day. Read more »

FSHD Faculty Member awarded AAFSAA 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award

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Congratulations to Jacqueline Larriva, who has been selected for the University of Arizona's Asian American Faculty, Staff and Alumni Association (AAFSAA) 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award. Read more »

Congratulations to Jacqueline Larriva, who has been selected for the University of Arizona's Asian American Faculty, Staff and Alumni Association (AAFSAA) 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award.

Contact Email: 
jlarriva@email.arizona.edu

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

New Report Underscores Benefits of Risk-Based Pricing in Consumer Market

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“Risk-Based Pricing in Consumer Lending,” by Dr. Mike Staten, Director of the Take Charge America Institute examines how risk-based pricing has transformed consumer credit markets in the U.S., benefitting individual consumers and the macro-economy.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 8:45am

Cites Drastic Expansion of Credit Opportunities Across Socio-Economic Spectrum
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News Contact: 
Dr. Mike Staten
Contact Email: 
statenm@email.arizona.edu
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Learning opportunities using Halloween traditions as a financial opportunity

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The University of Arizona’s Take Charge Cats ambassador, Andrew Soukhome, was cited in WalletHub’s 2014’s Best and Worst Cities for Halloween article - along with other industry experts – for his perspectives on learning opportunities using Halloween traditions as a financial opportunity.

Andrew Soukhome

Take Charge Cats Ambassador, Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Arizona Read more »

News Contact: 
Becky Barry
Contact Email: 
takechargecats@arizona.edu
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takechargecats@arizona.edu

Efforts Build to Track School Climate for LGBT Students

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Advocates and researchers, such as Dr. Stephen Russell, are finding new sources of data to help show that students from racial- and ethnic-minority groups are consistently disciplined at higher rates than their peers.

Efforts Build to Track School Climate for LGBT Students

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

Schizophrenia is 8 diseases

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Dr. Charles Raison gives insight on how to help predict who might get schizophrenia, and to help treat it more efficiently. "Schizophrenia is probably 80 different diseases," Raison says. "All psychiatric conditions likely share this heterogeneity."

Study: Schizophrenia is 8 diseases
By Jacque Wilson, CNN

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


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