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Don't Neglect the Signs of Neglect in Young Children

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Dr. Ann Mastergeorge, Norton School Developmental scientist, Huffington Post blog on detecting and following up on the possible signs of neglect.

More children suffer from neglect in the United States than from physical and sexual abuse combined, although neglect receives significantly less attention. Read more »

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The Truth Behind Gen Y’s Financial Optimism

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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 »

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Dr. Joyce Serido
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Half of college grads still relying on parents' money

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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.

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Dr. Joyce Serido
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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 »

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Dr. Joyce Serido
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jserido@email.arizona.edu
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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 »

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 »

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 »



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