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

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
Southwest Heads and Directors Meeting

The Southwest Heads and Directors meeting will be hosted in San Antonio, TX on January 27 and 28, 2011. Contact Corey Knox for information at

Wed, 12/14/2011 - 09:48
Bridge to College Success Conference, November 5, 2011

Please join us on November 5, 2011 for our first annual EYH “Bridge to College Success” Conference! EYH targets pre-teen and teenage students in response to research showing that students often disengage from science, math and technology at this age. While students show academic proficiency in these content areas, they often opt out of participating in them. EYH is designed to engage students in an interactive way while nourishing their interest and intellect, giving them confidence in using...

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Tue, 10/18/2011 - 10:24
SIROW Community Research News Fall 2011

SIROW has just published its Fall, 2011 Community Research News. This newletter highlights the varied and important work in SIROW projects. Highlights include: Immigration Enforcement and The Childwelfare System; Using Technology to Engage Youth and Families in Recovery Systems and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) Updates. Please view or download the newsletter here (pdf). Enjoy!

Thu, 09/22/2011 - 14:41
New Report Released! “Left Back” Report Documents Negative Impact of SB 1070 on Arizona Youth

A report released today by the University of Arizona’s Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program and the Southwest Institute for Research on Women provides a troubling account of the long-term impact of SB 1070 on Arizona’s youth. Despite the fact that the law was passed over one year ago and the majority of its provisions have never gone into effect, this report provides compelling evidence that its mere passage has had lasting adverse effects on the education and safety of young people in...

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Mon, 09/19/2011 - 15:26