With thousands of teens getting pregnant each year, there’s still a long way to go, said Stephen Russell, interim director of the Norton School. “We think the rates (have gone) down and that’s good news," he said. "But they’re still dramatically higher than France, Germany, Switzerland.”
Teen pregnancy rates have dropped steadily and sharply across the U.S. over the past two decades, and Arizona has followed that trend. Read more »
Results from the Norton School's APLUS study of recent grads reveals what it really takes to succeed today.
On the surface, Gen Y, those ebullient 20-somethings smiling into their phones as they snap selfies, can seem glowingly optimistic about their futures. Read more »
Two years out of college, half of graduates are relying on their parents or other family members for some sort of financial help, according to research from the University of Arizona, Norton School APLUS study.
Dr. Stephen Russell said the results confirm it is the combination of being bullied and being a bully that is "clearly linked to weapon carrying and thus the potential for serious harm in schools."
Teenage bullies and their victims are more likely to carry weapons than kids not involved in these abusive relationships, according to a new research review. Read more »
The influence of fathers on their teenage children has long been overlooked. Now Dr. Bruce Ellis, Norton School faculty, and researchers are finding surprising ways in which dads make a difference.
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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;
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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 »