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We, at SIROW, wish you a happy and healthy holiday season and thank you for your kind support! 

SIROW will be closed December 24 – January 3rd , to allow our staff time to celebrate with family and friends... Read more

Post date: Sat, 12/19/2015 - 13:31

Saguaro National Park iSTEM Field Trip

By Kristen Gautier-Downes                            December 10, 2015

Tucson, AZ — iSTEM program participants and their families joined iSTEM guides for a morning of hiking in Sahuaro National Park. The group was greeted by Eesha Starr Hernandez, Community Engagement and Science Communication Intern working at Saguaro National Park. The large group was comprised of 23 iSTEM youth from Lawrence Intermediate School and 6 family members, led... Read more

Post date: Sat, 12/12/2015 - 15:02

The Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, in collaboration with the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, invites applications for the position of Director of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW). We seek a nationally recognized scholar whose outstanding administrative and leadership skills can enhance SIROW’s reputation as a leader of and model for centers of research on women. We are particularly interested in candidates... Read more

Post date: Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:19

SIROW's Elizabeth "Libby" Valdez and co-authors were highlighted by the Association of Schools and Programs for Public Health

From the Article
"Arizona Researchers Explore the Public Health Impact of 'Humanitarian Parole'"

"Since October 2013, the United States Customs and Border Patrol has apprehended more than 15,500 families in the southwest border region of the United States. Every day, migrating women and children from Mexico and Central America who qualify for... Read more

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 10:21

Date: Saturday November 21, 2015

Time: 3 - 4:30 pm

Where: 3331 W. Pepperwood

Street parking or in lot by tennis courts

Contact Info: Prill Kuhn 520-219-7106 RSVP'S welcome

Please see the flyer below for more information.

 

FEATURING:
US Congressman Raul Grijalva

Rode Medina G
President HEPAC

Bob Kee
President Friends of HEPAC

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Post date: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 16:44

Holiday Gifts:

If you are interested in donating a small holiday gift for SIROW clients, please do so!

In-kind gifts such as school supplies, socks, toys, diapers, shampoo/soap, etc are particulaly welcomed!

Cash gifts are welcome too, but unnecessary.

Drop off or mail items (or checks) to SIROW campus office at 925 N. Tyndall (just north of the Marriott Hotel on the far west side of campus). Checks should be made out to “UA... Read more

Post date: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 16:23

SIROW researchers Libby Valdez and Monica Davis were joined by project partners to conduct presentations at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference held in Marina Del Rey, CA, October 14-16, 2015.  Presentations included: Gender and Ethnic Differences among Youth Enrolled in Juvenile Drug Court, "Key Findings of the National Cross-Site Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts... Read more

Post date: Thu, 10/29/2015 - 11:04

The SIROW-Central site is pleased to welcome a very talented group of students and interns. The group will help SIROW on various projects this semester. Congratulations to Dominique Cruz; Stephanie Murphy; Maya Firmbach Kraft; Mairene Pita; and Jessica Allen for joining the SIROW team.

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 11:17

September 30th, 2015

Family and Youth Services Bureau speaks to Courtney Waters about the BUOY Support Group (Building Understanding of Yourself) program at the ANCHOR Project. Courtney discusses the importance of creating a safe and comfortable environment at ANCHOR, with an inclusive and trauma-informed curriculum for supporting LGBTQ youth.

excerpt:

"When lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth walk through the ANCHOR Project’s... Read more

Post date: Thu, 10/15/2015 - 10:19

Dr. Josephine Korchmaros, Dr. Sally Stevens, Ms. Alison Greene, Ms. Monica Davis, and Mrs. Rachel Chalot at the University of Arizona- Southwest Institute for Research On Women published their new article on Meeting Treatment Needs: Overall Effectiveness and Critical Components of Juvenile Drug Court/Reclaiming Futures Programs in the Journal of Juvenile Justice. To view the article, click ... Read more

Post date: Thu, 10/15/2015 - 09:44

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