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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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2019 Frances McClelland Partnership Award and Vision Award

Congratulations to SIROW's Associate Director and Research Professor on being awarded the 2019 Frances McClelland Partnership Award!


Congratulations to Priscilla S. "Prill" Kuhn, the recippient of the Frances McClelland Vision Award! Thank you for all that you do, Prill!

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Mon, 11/04/2019 - 15:04
SIROW's Sally Stevens Receives Presidential Award for Excellence

Dr. Sally Stevens, Research Professor at SIROW and a Distinguished Outreach Professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies recently received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). Dr. Stevens attended the award events in Washington D.C. October 16-18, 2019. PAESMEM recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to mentoring and supporting the future productivity in the STEM workforce. As...

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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 14:59
SIROW's Lighthouse Project - Press Release

Please follow this link to the Lighthouse Project's Press Release:

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:27
SIROW Foundation: SIROW Past Directors

SIROW’s 40th Anniversary celebration was a success; joined by over 100 supporters from the community and university we celebrated their and SIROW’s work to improve community wellbeing. Attendees also recognized SIROW leadership; SIROW’s past directors, Myra Dinnerstein, Jan Monk, and Sally Stevens, who are shown in the picture.

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 10:08
Eller College of Management Funding SIROW Project

SIROW Research Professor, Sally Stevens, received funding from UA’s Eller College of Management: The Making Action Possible Dashboard for her project titled “Wellbeing of Justice-involved Youth in Pima County Arizona”. The funding will allow Dr. Stevens to analyze data and publish a white paper on burdens that Arizona’s justice-involved youth and their families face along with promising court practices. The publication will focus on burdens associated with juvenile court...

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Fri, 06/28/2019 - 12:52
Dr. Sally Stevens Presents at 11th Annual International Women and Gender Group Conference

On June 14, 2019, Dr. Sally Stevens presented a poster titled “Service Needs of Human Trafficking Victims in the U.S./Mexico Border Region: Where Does Substance Abuse Treatment Fit In?” at the 11th Annual International Women and Gender Group Conference in San Antonio Texas. Dr Stevens also gave an oral presentation titled “Special Populations: Addressing Substance Use and Treatment for Native American Women and LGBTQ+”.  This conference was sponsored by Research Triangle International,...

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Fri, 06/28/2019 - 12:50
Dean's Choice Award!

Congratulations to SIROW's Business Manager Sr. Terry Mullin for being chosen to receive the 2019 Dean's Choice Award!!

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 15:12
HIV Testing in Pima County

SIROW's B-Well Project participates in HIV Testing in Pima County.

Tue, 05/28/2019 - 08:22
SIROW Research Presented at the National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

Tamara Sargus, Research Coordinator, recently presented at the 21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect in Washington, DC.  She presented on SIROW's Juvenile Justice Initiative Project: Improving Policies and Practices for System-Involved Youth and Families. The presentation focused on challenges juvenile justice involved youth face as they enter adulthood. To learn more about the Juvenile Justice Initiative Project, click HERE.

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 08:32
SIROW Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

SIROW and 100 of its closest friends came together on April 11 to celebrate SIROW’s 40th anniversary. At the anniversary banquet and celebration, over one hundred allies, collaborators, friends, family members, and other supporters enjoyed

interactive games based on some of SIROW's programming activities; live music from the John E. White Elementary School Mariachi Band; an address from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Dean J.P. Jones III that reviewed SIROW's contributions... Read more
Mon, 05/20/2019 - 13:42