University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Retailing & Consumer Sciences

Retailing and Consumer Sciences (RCSC) is an Academic Program of the John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences. Our mission is to provide world-class education on the business of retailing by integrating excellent instruction with cutting-edge research on consumer behavior and retail management. We aspire to be the program of choice globally among the few institutions that offer a degree focused exclusively on the study of consumers and the business of retailing.

Family Studies & Human Development

The mission of the Academic Program of Family Studies and Human Development is to provide excellence in research, teaching, and outreach that strengthens families and human development across the lifespan. Our vision is to become the premier program in Family Studies and Human Development through timely and diverse scholarship.

Strengthening families, communitites, and the marketplace...

FSHD Students Elected Representatives of Renowned International Organization

Congratulations to Jose-Michael Gonzalez and Diana Meter who were elected to Student and Early Career representative offices in the Society for Research in Child Development, a prestigious international organization.

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Norton Associate Professors Weigh Economic Impact of Low Gas Prices

Associate professor at the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, Anita D. Bhappu, Ph.D. and Sabrina V. Helm, Ph.D contribute to a discussion on the economic impact regarding lower gas prices.  

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Student Wins Internship with Macy's after Interviewing Terry J. Lundgren

Natalie Sanchez, a journalism senior with a minor in fashion, worked this past summer with Macy's Merchandising Group in New York City as a private brands marketing intern. 

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NSF Grant Funds CALS Postdoc Student’s Research on LGBTQ Teen Alcohol Use

Jessica Fish, a postdoctoral research associate in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant at the beginning of fall semester 2014 for her research on the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ and minority teens.

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