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Aaron T. Ebata

Parenting Updated: October 24, 2013

Aaron is an associate professor and Extension specialist in the Department of Human and Community Development at the University of Illinois at...

Allison H. Nichols

Family Caregiving Updated: October 15, 2013

Allison Nichols has been the Evaluation Specialist for West Virginia University Extension Service since November 2000 and is an Extension clinical professor....

Diane Bales

Child Care Military Families Updated: October 11, 2013

Diane Bales is the co-leader of the national eXtension Alliance for Better Child Care community of practice, which actively engages and educates child care...

Teens and Social Media: No App Needed, Just Common Sense

Carmen and her parents are at odds. She’s 13, and feels she will die without a smartphone. Her parents, fearing that the smartphone offers too many options...

Michael Gutter

Michael conducts research into factors that influence financial behaviors. He is particularly interested in how financial education and financial...

Sara Croymans

Sara is committed to assisting individuals develop critical life skills in financial capability. She has taught individuals, educators and community agency...

Roberta Riportella

Creating Healthy Communities Updated: September 24, 2013

 Growing up in New York on Long Island, Roberta visited the Big Apple where its cultural and art life become part of her. School trips were to the...

Ninfa Peña-Purcell

Creating Healthy Communities Updated: September 17, 2013

Ninfa, a public health educator at heart, has a strong passion to serve vulnerable populations. A native Texan, she lived in Georgia and Wisconsin as a young...

Ashley Fondren

Families, Food and Fitness Updated: September 13, 2013

Ashley Fondren was born and raised in small town Mississippi. Growing up in the South meant many hot summers in the garden followed by long stints in the...

Madeleine Sigman-Grant

Parenting Updated: September 11, 2013

Spanning a career more than 30 years, Madeleine Sigman-Grant has focused on the promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding. Her areas of interest...

Brigid McCrea

Small and Backyard Flocks Small Meat Processors Updated: September 04, 2013

  Brigid A. McCrea is a native of California and grew up in both Los Angeles and Silicon Valley. She was introduced to farming through her local 4-H club and...

Bonnie Braun

Creating Healthy Communities Updated: August 22, 2013

Bonnie Braun was born, raised and educated in Missouri. The Midwest vantage point framed her understanding of the diversity of people and perspectives. She...

Brad Lubben, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Updated: August 12, 2013

 Brad has more than 20 years experience as an Extension agricultural economist, serving in Illinois and Kansas before returning in 2005 to Nebraska, where he...

Glenn Nader

Wildfire Updated: August 11, 2013

 Glenn Nader has always lived in wildfire-prone areas. He’s a fourth generation California rancher who has been through three wildfires in Lassen County –...

Steve Quarles

Wildfire Updated: July 26, 2013

Stephen Quarles is an expert on how building materials perform and how different building designs fare in wildfires. For example, does the roof design make...

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