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Family Studies and Human Development

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

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 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

Work Explores Social Smoking on College Campuses

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Many of those who smoke at parties don't actually consider themselves smokers, UA professor Mimi Nichter found, and that calls into question what surveys tell us about smoking in college.

A University of Arizona anthropologist has written a book exploring the culture of smoking on college campuses. Read more »

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Mimi Nichter
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mimin@email.arizona.edu

McClelland Institute Faculty assist in study: Dog bacteria might benefit human health

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Fido’s licks and tummy rubs just might be good for your health.Arizona researchers are studying the biological connection between humans and dogs that could be shared through saliva, skin, and even feces.

Fido’s licks and tummy rubs just might be good for your health. Read more »

News Contact: 
Netzin G. Steklis, M.A.
Contact Email: 
nsteklis@email.arizona.edu

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 »

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


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