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COVID-19 and Social Distancing Study

Aaron Weibe ·
Dr. Daisy Fancourt at University College London (UCL) is conducting a study to explore the effects of COVID-19 and social distancing on mental health. In partnership with UCL, the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine and Americans for the Arts Action Fund are extending the study to the U.S. This study tracks mental health on a weekly basis, and investigates what activities – including arts and culture activities - may mitigate against mental health decline within social...
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Leadership: It's On You!

Karl Bradley ·
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Seeking Extension Educators/Agents who work or have worked with farm families touched by Alzheimer's/dementia

Emily Harmon ·
Over 6 million individuals currently live with dementia – a brain disorder characterized by progressive decline in memory, language, problem-solving and other cognitive domains. Recent work has shown that relative to other occupations, older adults with longest-held jobs in agriculture experience greater odds of developing dementia. Given the hazardous nature of agriculture, the impact of dementia and cognitive impairment on older agricultural workers and their families is an area of public...
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Wits Wellness research is looking for participants

Emily Harmon ·
Wits Wellness research is looking for participants A research team from the University of Illinois is looking for participants for the WITS Wellness Research Study . Any person 50 years and older who has not been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is eligible. Participants can receive up to $60 for their participation in the study. The study will include 12 weekly health and wellness sessions at various locations across the state. The sessions will be fun, with interactive...
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Supporting Military Couples

Anita Harris Hering ·
Webinar series November 2021- May 2022 Military couples and families experience unique challenges with frequent relocation, deployment, and reintegration. Strong military couple relationships require an investment of time and effort and are vital in maintaining mission and family readiness. This webinar series shares research on the impact of military life on families, as well as tools and resources for service professionals to assist military couples and families in strengthening...
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Professional & Amateur gap

Karl Bradley ·
Developing our leadership is a lifelong pursuit. It takes constant learning about ourselves and awareness of the influence we have. If you're like me, you enjoy reading, watching, listening to something on leadership most days. It's a good habit for continued growth as we get diverse perspectives from everything we digest. One of the things we can do to help integrate new learnings into our lives is to take notes on what is important to us from these books, videos, articles and podcasts we...
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Purdue University Extension Specialist-Human Development and Family Studies Position Open

Naomi Bechtold ·
We invite you to apply for the Purdue University Extension Specialist Human Development & Family Studies position which has recently been posted. Job Summary Lead statewide outreach initiatives in human development and family studies focusing on issues across the lifespan, including childcare, school readiness, relationships, aging, and substance use. Design, develop, and deliver research-based educational materials in all media to county extension educators for use with consumers,...
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New Publication: How to Use Digital Dashboards to Improve Program Implementation and Evaluation

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
How to Use Digital Dashboards to Improve Program Implementation and Evaluation is available on the Extension Foundation’s bookshelf. This case study was written by Amy Patillo, Matthew Pezold, and Karen Funkenbusch from the University of Missouri. It outlines a strategy used by the University of Missouri (MU) Extension to manage and evaluate complex mental and behavioral health initiatives for farmers and rural communities. It highlights the processes and tools used to help a large,...
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Indigenous Food Sovereignty Publication Reissued as Flipping Book

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
Kemēcemenaw: Tribal Extension Partnerships That Support Indigenous Food Sovereignty on the Menominee Indian Reservation has been reissued as a flipping book by the Extension Foundation. The publication describes the Menominee Indigenous food system initiative, a collaborative project between the 1994 College of Menominee and UW Madison Extension. It shares information and resources about Menominee food sovereignty projects, programs, and activities. It also includes valuable information...
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NEW: National Extension Tourism (NET) Conference Proceedings Available

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library that documents a wide array of tourism-related applied research and outreach programs. The National Extension Tourism 2021 Conference Proceedings - published with support from the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development Center (NERCRD) - is now available online. The mission of the National Extension Tourism network (NET) is to integrate research, education, and outreach within Cooperative Extension and Sea Grant to support...
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NEW: National Extension Tourism network e-zine highlights successes, presents case studies

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
NEW: National Extension Tourism network e-zine highlights successes, presents case studies The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library that documents a wide array of tourism-related applied research and outreach programs. The NET Effect: Members of the National Extension Tourism network help raise the bar in sustainable tourism and outdoor recreation is now available online. The 57-page publication contains eight case studies that explore innovative Cooperative Extension...
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USDA Studies Determine that the Way We Treat Our Land Impacts Water Availability

Maribel Alonso USDA-ARS ·
Studies by USDA Agricultural Research Service Determine that the Way We Treat Our Land Impacts Water Availability Media Contact : Maribel.Alonso@usda.gov What impact, if any, do farming and ranching practices have on how much water is available downstream? That was the question scientists at the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Agroclimate and Hydraulic Engineering Research Unit in El Reno, Oklahoma, set out to answer in a series of studies conducted in Central and Western Oklahoma.

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