On Saturday September 13, 2014, the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences hosted its fourth annual Student Leadership Retreat at the Student Union.Through interactive participation and engagement, student leaders learned about their personal leadership styles, how to motivate others, and how to lead in challenging situations.
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Dr. Charles Raison, an associate professor at the Norton School, makes an explicit general argument about labeled psychiatric disorders....they are not brain disorders as popularly understood in psychiatry, but instead a combination of many things in our lives and environments intersecting with our bodies, too.
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A three-year grant created Project Lifeline, enabling the UA's Campus Health Service and its partners like the Norton School and the Frances McClelland Insitute to collaborate on suicide prevention.
Project Lifeline has drastically changed the approach to suicide prevention and awareness at the UA. Read more »
Why do jobless people tend to have a higher body mass index than those who are employed? An assistant professor of psychiatry in the UA College of Medicine, collaborating with the Norton School's Dr. Emily Butler, will look at how post-job-loss changes in sleep and social rhythm – a person's daily routine – might affect weight.
Patricia Haynes in the UA College of Medicine has been awarded $3.1 million to study the relationship between unemployment and putting on pounds. Read more »
Co-investigator Emily A. Butler, PhD, is part of a grant to study obesity, sleep, and daily behaviors in people who have involuntarily lost their job
Patricia Haynes, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine, along with co-investigator Co-investigator Emily A. Read more »
Norton School Affiliate Faculty Thaddeus Pace on how mindfullness and resilience can help with the effects of traumatic stress.
We live in an increasingly stressful world. There’s an aspirational sense things should improve with time, witness the U.S. War on Poverty or the U.N. Millennium Development Goals. Read more »
About 28 percent of young adults in the Norton School APLUS study say that marriage is not an important life goal, while 27 percent say that having children is not.
What does it mean to be a "grown-up?" Read more »