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Frances McClelland Institute for Children, Youth and Families

Norton School Alum and Researcher in Cosmo - The things we do for love

When your boyfriend’s had a bad day, you can feel a little saintly sacrificing your The Voice -watching hour (hello, Ricky Martin) to cook dinner – especially when it’s his turn. Read more »

Reframing Teen Pregnancy

At the same time, we may not realize that researchers have long questioned the statistics that suggest that teenage pregnancy is the cause of societal ills, frequently pointing out that the so-call Read more »

Good Days, Bad Days: When Should You Make Sacrifices in a Relationship?

A pile of dirty dishes looms in the kitchen. It's your spouse's night to wash, but you know he or she has had a long day so you grab a sponge and step up to the plate. Read more »

Soil-Based Bug Could Boost Mental Health

Gardens are good for your brain—and bacteria may be the reason why, according to a University of Arizona researcher. Read more »

Ag enrollment up 18 percent at University of Arizona

It is a worry for many parents of college students – will there be jobs waiting for their daughter or son after graduation? Read more »

The Norton Trilogy

Recently, major egg producer, Clint Hickman, returned my call to discuss Hickman's Eggs and the company’s mutually beneficial relationships with the state’s universities. Read more »

UA Researcher Leads Statewide Effort on Autism Education, Early Intervention

One in 50 school-aged children in the United States is diagnosed with autism, according to statistics recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more »

FSHD Alum and Affilated Faculty in Redbook

FSHD Alum and Affiliated Faculty Brian Ogolsky (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is featured in Redbook Magazine. Read more »

UA Course Explores Role of Fathers

Raised by a single mom, Caitlin Hawley grew up without a steady father figure in her life, so when she heard about a class at the University of Arizona that focuses specifically on the role of dads Read more »

Saying Yes to Change

Being in the right place at the right time can not just change your life, it can change the lives of the people around you and even people you’ll never meet. Read more »



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