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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

Into the Minds of Millennials

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In a presentation to members of the UA's University Relations team, Anita Bhappu, Norton School Associate Professor discusses how to best engage millennials, based on the generation's consumer behaviors and attitudes.

A panel of 19 freshmen honors students participated in a Q&A session on how they think as part of the millennial generation. Read more »

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Dr. Anita Bhappu
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abhappu@email.arizona.edu

Who Needs Holiday Nostalgia? You Do

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And what's more, savvy marketers know that you do, two Norton School professors say about the "most wonderful time of the year."

By Robin Tricoles, University Relations - Communications December 21, 2015 Read more »

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Dr. Sabrina Helm, Dr. Anita Bhappu
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helm@email.arizona.edu
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According to Anita Bhappu, Associate Professor of Retail and Consumer Sciences, Retailers are competing for holiday workers

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Unemployment is at a seven-year low and the number of people working part-time shrank by 1 million since last September, according to the Labor Department. As the holidays approach, retailers hope people who need seasonal work are still out there.

 Anita Bhappu, associate professor of retail and consumer sciences at the University of Arizona, said that w Read more »

Sabrina Helm Helps Create 10 Tips for an Orange, Black and Green Halloween

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Sabrina Helm, associate professor of retailing and consumer sciences at the University of Arizona, and members of the community, courtesy of the UA Office of Sustainability, offer some suggestions for playing your own trick on the landfill and treating the planet to a more sustainable holiday.

Halloween spending will exceed $6.9 billion this year, with the average American reveler planning to spend $74 on decorations, treats, costumes and cards, according to the National Retail Federatio Read more »

Katie Paschall and Dr. Ann Mastergeorge On Bidirectionality in Parent–child Relationships

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The concept of bidirectionality represents a process of mutual influence between parent and child, whereby each influences the other as well as the dyadic relationship.

A review of 25 years of research in bidirectionality in parent–child relationships - An examination of methodological approaches

The concept of bidirectionality represents a proce Read more »

Dr. Kirk A. Astroth Help start 4-H programs in Nicaragua

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Funded by USAID, Partners of the Americas has been working in Nicaragua to boost food security and nutrition in what is the Western hemisphere’s 2nd poorest country.

Dr. Kirk A. Astroth has been recruited by Partners of the Americas to help start 4-H programs in Nicaragua, November 1st-22nd. Read more »

Norton School Affiliate Faculty's Research on "Hovering Parents"

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With the start of another school year, many young people are beginning to think about class schedules, homework assignments, papers, tests and navigating their way through the requirements and hurdles of school. 

 

With the start of another school year, many young people are beginning to think about class schedules, homework assignments, papers, tests and navigating their way through the requirements and hurd Read more »

Arizona's Kind Campus Movement

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The Norton School's Community Research, Evaluation & Development team is doing research on the effects of the Kind Campus program and will present their findings at the American Evaluation Association’s annual meeting November in Chicago.

When students at Rio Rico High School in Arizona’s Santa Cruz County see a person doing somethi Read more »

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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