Coronavirus Information

Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. Our offices are closed to the public, but you can reach the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), Monday–Friday 8am-5pm:

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Have you seen these thought provoking ads around Tucson?

The Bridges to Wellness (B-Well) project teamed up with the Pima County Prevention Coalition (CPC) to design and fund advertisement that promote communication around substance use and sexual risk taking. On September 14, 2018, members from the CPC’s Media Marketing Outreach Support Subcommittee met with B-Well staff and a B-Well youth participant to collaboratively design two bus bench ads that promote the prevention of substance use and sexual risk taking. Two of the hashtags included are...

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Mon, 10/29/2018 - 10:33
New Funding for the National Association for Mental Illness-Southern Arizona

Congratulations to the National Association for Mental Illness-Southern Arizona (NAMI-SA), the University of Arizona’s Family and Community Medicine and SIROW for being funded by the Lovell Foundation to implement the Arizona Youth Mental Health Stigma Reduction Initiative. If you are interested in learning more about the initiative and/or joining the Arizona Youth Mental Health Alliance, please email your contact information to

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 10:47
WISE Collaborations

SIROW's WISE program is excited to be collaborating with faculty, staff, and students from across campus to launch a new initiative called the Women in STEM Student Council (WiSSC).  This initiative is funded by the UA Office of the Provost and will provide a centralized, student-directed structure to support activities aimed at fostering the entry, retention, and success of women in STEM fields across campus.  

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 10:46
SIROW Presentations at International Conference

Multiple SIROW researchers will be presenting their work at The International Conference on Aging in the Americas, September 18-20, 2018 at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa, Tucson, AZ (


Corrie Brinley, Jo Korchmaros, & Rosi Andrade will present on No children, no housing: Consideration of health consequences for Latina and Hispanic women experiencing housing instability without children.


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Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:46
SIROW in AZ Daily Star

SIROW research in the area of homelessness is mentioned in an AZ Daily Star article featuring its collaboration with Sister José Women’s Center (SJWC) to develop the CREATE program, an innovative program supporting women’s pathways out of homelessness. CREATE is funded by a private donor and a 2-year Agnese Nelms Haury seed grant awarded to partners SIROW (Rosi Andrade) and SJWC (Jean Fedigan and Penny Buckley). SIROW researcher Claudia Powell’s work with the Tucson Pima Collaboration to End...

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Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:44
Congratulations to SIROW’s Stephanie Murphy!

Stephanie is now Dr. Stephanie Murphy. This August, she earned her PhD from the UA Gender and Women’s Studies program after completing her dissertation titled, "Strong in Body, Clean in Mind, Lofty in Ideals": Athletic Ability in Early Twentieth Century US Women's Basketball which explores the relationship between US women's athletics and racialized gender during the late Progressive Era and interwar years. For more information about this project, feel free to contact her...

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Tue, 09/04/2018 - 08:20
Upcoming Event: SIROW Brown Bag on August 28

Please join us at the next SIROW brownbag on August 28th 12:30-1:45pm in the GWS/SIROW conference room 100. Come bring your lunch, socialize with your colleagues in SIROW and GWS and hear a great presentation from Sally Stevens and Tamara Sargus. They will be presenting on Juvenile Justice Policies and Practices: Reducing Burden and Increasing Opportunity

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 11:00
Presentation at the 23rd Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC)

Congratulations to Taylor Roloff on her presentation at the 23rd Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC) Research Conference at the University of Arizona! Taylor presented on Juvenile Drug Courts: The Process of Integrating and Implementing Best Practices. This is a project that Taylor worked on with SIROW’s Josephine Korchmaros.

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 11:20
A recent publication on the economic evaluation SIROW’s Juvenile Drug Court Cross-site Evaluation

McCollister, K.E., Baumer, P., Davis, M., Greene, A., Stevens, S., & Dennis, M.L. (2018, July). Economic evaluation of the Juvenile Drug Court Reclaiming Futures Model. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 45, 3, 321-339.

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:54
Classes Begin

We hope everyone had a great summer! Get ready, classes start again on August 20th.

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 11:12