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Latest Edition of the SIROW Regional Newsletter!
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 13:30
7th Annual Janice Monk Visiting Distinguished Lecture, Friday, March 22nd, 3:30PM

Dr. Melissa W. Wright of Pennsylvania State University will be presenting her lecture;
Feminicido, Narcoviolence, Gentrification: The Feminist Fight on Mexico’s Border. Sponsored by The School of Geography and Development, The Center for Latin American Studies, The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, and The Southwest Institute for Research on Women. This event is free of charge and we would like to extend an invitation to you and your organization. Please circulate as you see...

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Fri, 03/08/2013 - 16:57
SIROW launches Giving Campaign!

With your help, SIROW can continue to help women and families as they overcome adversities such as employment, homelessness, abuse, health difficulties and other challenging life situations. Your tax-deductible donation will help purchase baby formula, diapers, clothing, and school books, as well as cover fees for positive youth and family activities. Please consider making a donation today! To make an secure online, tax-deductible donation please visit www.uafoundation.org/giving/SIROW. Or...

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Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:19
SIROW's MOMS Project Featured on Local News Station

The  Working Poor Mothers of Minors (MOMs) is a comprehensive, gender specific, and culturally competent residential substance abuse treatment, prevention, and recovery support service project for pregnant and pospartum women and their minor children. Dr. Rosi Andrade is the P.I.on the project. Link to news story: www.kvoa.com/news/marana-mother-recovers-from-meth-addiction-with-moms-program/


Thu, 08/16/2012 - 13:05
iTEAM Poster Presentation win 1ST Place a National Meeting

SIROW's iTEAM project won first place for their poster presentation in the Collaborations category at the the annual SAMHSA Grantee Meeting in Washington DC. This was the second year in a row that iTEAM was awarded this honor. This year's poster is titled, "iTEAM's Community Based Collaboration: Providing Wrap-Around Care for LGBTQA Youth". For more information, visit SIROW's project page.

 


Wed, 08/08/2012 - 15:28
UA News Features SIROW: Grant Funds STEM Program for American Indian, Hispanic Youth

Over the next three years, the UA Southwest Institute for Research on Women and its partners will involve 60 American Indian and Hispanic students in a program incorporating mentoring and informal scientific exploration.  

A new collaborative program is being launched to mentor American Indian and Hispanic students, training them toward scientific and math-based careers – namely those in the Southwestern U.S.  With a National Science Foundation grant at nearly $1.2...

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Tue, 05/08/2012 - 16:25
SIROW Thesis Award 2011-2-12

THESIS AWARD 2011-2012
TOPIC: WOMEN AND THE US-MEXICO BORDER REGION

The Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) offers an annual prize of $250 to University of Arizona students in any discipline who complete a master’s level thesis or an equivalent master’s project on a topic related to women in the Southwest or the US-Mexico border region. Only projects completed within the current academic year (2011-2012) will be considered for this award. More Information


Tue, 03/27/2012 - 17:35
SIROW Receives A Three Year National Science Foundation Grant

Through funding from the National Science Foundation, SIROW is expanding its outreach, service, and research to include working with 60 Native American and Hispanic youth (grades 3rd – 8th) in the area of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Partnering with other UA colleges and departments, a local community organization, two public schools, and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, the project will provide a mentoring program along with informal science education (field trips). This...

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Mon, 03/19/2012 - 12:44
Sally Stevens, of SIROW, Awarded University Distinguished Outreach Faculty

Dr. Sally Stevens, of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), has been  awarded the title "University Distinguished Outreach Faculty". JP Jones, Dean of SBS, writes, "Dr. Stevens' research findings in the areas of health-disadvantaged populations have led to new strategies for outreach and treatment that have been diffused to and adopted by social service agencies across the country. Please join us congratulating Sally on this award. She joins three other SBS faculty to hold...

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Fri, 03/09/2012 - 23:05
Expanding Your Horizons Spring Conference, March 3, 2012
Middle and Highschool students interested in Science, Math, and Technology are invited participate in the upcoming Expanding Your Horizons Conference. Students will learn about learn about cutting-edge careers in science, engineering and technology and have the opportunity to participate in in cool hands-on experiments! The conference will be held on Saturday, March 3rd, from 8:00am-5:00pm, at the Riverpark Inn. For more information and to register. Visit the wise website.
Fri, 02/03/2012 - 10:18

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