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Family Studies and Human Development

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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New Extension Centennial Video

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Thank you to CE Centennial Marketing team, our actors, and especially Cody Sheehy, Video Production Coordinator for CALS.

Cooperative Extension Centennial video is now up on YouTube Read more »

4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona

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In recognition of its dedication and commitment to statewide service, Arizona 4-H has won the Governor's Award for Service and Volunteerism in the “large organization” category.

Arizona’s 4-H, managed by the University of Arizona’s Cooperative Extension in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is known for its achieveme Read more »

Congratulations Tommy Cabeza de Baca, Rebecca Reed, and Ryan Watson!

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Congratulations to the Grad Students at the GPSC Awards Ceremony!

I am pleased to share that FSHD grad students made a splash at today’s GPSC Awards Ceremony:

Outstanding Research Assistant: Read more »

New Study Explores Pension Reform in Higher Education

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The study will examine the kinds of retirement and post-retirement benefit programs offered at colleges and universities and how those programs are funded and administered.

A new study, led by James Hyatt, the University of Arizona's interim senior vice president and chief financial officer, will address growing concerns about the Read more »

Congratulations Katherine Paschall

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Congratulations to Katherine Paschall, who has been selected to receive a Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being—seeking innovations to prevent child abuse and neglect.

Congratulations to Katherine Paschall who has been selected to receive a Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being—seeking innovations to prevent child abuse and neglect Read more »

2014 Spring Primary Election Results

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Congratulations Sabrina Helm, who has been elected to the Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee (SPBAC)!!

Congratulations to Sabrina Helm, who has been elected to the Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee (SPBAC)!! Great job on your accomplishment! Read more »

Here's what to do about your anxiety

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If one goes on any search engine looking for study results related to marijuana or alcohol and depression or anxiety, one will immediately see that most of the evidence tells a cautionary tale. Read more »

If one goes on any search engine looking for study results related to marijuana or alcohol and depression or anxiety, one will immediately see that most of the evidence tells a cautionary tale.



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