University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Family Studies and Human Development

2 Years On, Two-Thirds of This Graduating Class Aren’t Financially Self-Sufficient

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The last few years haven’t been easy for new graduates, with a tight job market and, more often than not, student loans to repay. As for how young adults are managing such challenges, and how that will affect their future, a study from the Norton School is poised to offer some answers.

The last few years haven’t been easy for new graduates, with a tight job market and, more often than not, student loans to repay. Read more »

News Contact: 
Dr. Joyce Serido
Contact Email: 
jserido@email.arizona.edu
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Bullying Rates Drop Among American Teens: Study

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Surveys taken over 10-year period showed roughly half as many kids were instigators. American teens are much less likely to engage in bullying than they were a decade ago, new research suggests.

Surveys taken over 10-year period showed roughly half as many kids were instigators. Read more »

News Contact: 
Stephen T. Russell
Contact Email: 
strussel@email.arizona.edu

Rural microbes could boost city dwellers' health, study finds

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The post, published in the journal Clinical & Experimental Immunology, argues that persons living in urban centers who have less access to green spaces may perhaps be more apt to have chronic inflammation, a situation triggered by immune system dysfunction....

The post, published in the journal Clinical & Experimental Immunology, argues that persons living in urban centers who have less access to green spaces may perhaps be more apt to have chronic i Read more »

Congratulations FSHD Undergrads!

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Congratulations to our FSHD Award winners from the spring, 2014 graduation, for the undergraduate class!

Polly Elson Community Service Award - Sara Campbell

 

Faculty Recognition Award - Brianna Mason

 

Faculty Recognition Award - Drew Seamans Read more »

UA Celebrates 100 Years of Community Partnership Through Cooperative Extension

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In the century since it was created, Cooperative Extension has not only translated university research into community solutions, but it has helped shape the Arizona of today, University of Arizona officials said Thursday during a celebration of the program's centennial.

This event also features the following Home Economics, FCS, and Norton School Honorees;

Linda Block

Beryl Jeanne Burt Read more »

Confronting Suicide Part 1: Teen Suicides

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"We’ve learned in the last 10 years that some of the critical precursors to suicide or risk factors, such as depression or substance abuse, are higher for LGBT youth,” said Stephen Russell, interim director of UA Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences and president of the Society for Research and Adolescence.

By children, Moreno means teenagers. Read more »

UA Crossroads Collaborative awarded Honorable Mention

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The Crossroads Collaborative at the University of Arizona is pleased to announce that it has been selected as Honorable Mention for the 2014 Annual Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Promoting Health Equity and Social Justice Award.

The award recognizes organizations that have worked to "improve higher education, civic engagement, and the overall health of their communities." Crossroads Collaborative co-directors Ade Read more »

Congratulations Chandni Parikh!

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Chandni has been selected for a  fellowship for the University of Arizona Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Training Program (AZLEND)for the 2014-2015 academic year.

AZLEND is a leadership training program that prepares the next generation of policy makers, faculty, clinicians, and researchers to lead the maternal and child health workforce. Read more »

Arizona 4-H Wins National Science Experiment Competition With 'Rockets to the Rescue'

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Arizona 4-H has won this year’s competition for the design of the 4-H 2014 National Youth Science Day experiment. Kids are usually told to not throw their food.

But this year, in a nationwide 4-H youth science experiment, kids across the country will not only be encouraged to throw their food, they’ll be taught how to build a rocket to launch it into Read more »

Charles Raison, MD, Receives 2014 Raymond Pearl Award from Human Biology Association

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The Human Biology Association awarded the 2014 Raymond Pearl Memorial Lecture and Award to the Norton School's Charles L. Raison, MD,  Barry and Janet Lang Associate Professor of Integrative Mental Health.

Dr. Raison was presented the award “in recognition of his contributions to our understanding of evolutionary biocultural origins of mental health and illness.” 
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