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SIROW's Corrie Brinley was awarded a 2016 SBS Staff Excellence Award

Congratulations Corrie Brinley for being a recipient of a 2016 SBS Staff Excellence Award!

Corrie Brinley's current projects are the following:

Evaluation Coordinator, Homeless Point in Time Count Data Analysis and Methodology Project. Contract under review: An evaluation project to assist the Tucson Pima Collaboration to End Homelessness and specifically the Homeless Street Count Committee develop a plan to better determine the number of people experiencing homelessness in Pima... Read more
Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:56
Voices: Home is another word for love

SIROW's Pima County Homeless Street Count Design and Methodology Project was featured in a recent USA TODAY Op-Ed news article. The researchers described in the article are SIROW's Claudia Powell, Director of Evaluation Services, and Corrie Brinley, Evaluation Coordinator.

Excerpt:
USA TODAY   
Author: Kathe Lison
March 1, 2016

TUCSON — We’re standing in what, this being Tucson, Ariz., I want to call a wash, though it’s really a drainage ditch....

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Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:02
Tune in to KXCI Radio Station on April 10th for an Interview with Sally Stevens

Executive Director Sally Stevens will be talking about SIROW’s Juvenile Drug Court/ Reclaiming Futures National Cross-Site Evaluation on KXCI on Sunday, April 10th at 3:00pm.

 


Thu, 04/07/2016 - 15:06
Free screening of The Mask You Live In on March 30th
Please join the Women in Natural Sciences group and the Women in Science and Engineering Program for a free screening of The Mask You Live In on March 30th at 4pm in Chem 134.  

This film examines what it means to "be a man" in America today and how gender norms affect everyone.


Tue, 03/22/2016 - 11:51
SIROW Recently Welcomed Visitors from Myanmar
SIROW Recently Welcomed Visitors from Myanmar

SIROW was happy to welcome visitors Dr. Ming Su and Dr. Kay Lwin Tun to the UA and to Tucson, AZ. Dr. Ming Su is head of the Zoology Department at Yangon University in Myanmar and Dr. Kay Lwin Tun is a professor in the Zoology Department & Director of the Lab of Aquatic Bioscience at Yangon University. Both have distinguished records in fisheries and marine biology and are working with SIROW researchers and scholars from other UA departments...

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Fri, 03/11/2016 - 15:30
Not Your Usual Bedtime Story is the winner of this year’s Short Film Contest
Not Your Usual Bedtime Story is the winner of this year’s Short Film Contest as part of the Tucson Community Film Contest

The University of Arizona LUNAFEST is a national film festival that showcases short films by women, for women, or about women. On March 8th 2016, LUNAFEST presented a collection of short films selected from a nationwide competition at the LOFT Cinema (3233 E. Speedway).

To learn more about WOSAC visit the WOSAC website: http://gws.arizona.edu/wosac
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Wed, 03/09/2016 - 14:17
SIROW releases its Juvenile Drug Court/Reclaiming Futures National Cross-Site Evaluation Report!
Final Report: 7/1/11- 6/30/15 December 2015

This report describes findings of this comprehensive evaluation as well as implications and recommendations for policy and practice concerning juvenile justice and substance use treatment.

Introduction

As jurisdictions throughout the country continue to seek solutions to juvenile justice issues, several jurisdictions have merged two existing models to create an innovative approach: Juvenile Drug Courts:

Strategies in Practice (...

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Fri, 03/04/2016 - 15:22
SIROW at City High School's Health and Wellness Day

SIROW was happy to participate again this year in City High School’s Health and Wellness Day on January 8, 2016.  SIROW researchers Courtney Waters, Monica Davis, and Alison Greene presented six sessions on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Safer Sex Protection Methods to approximately 150 high school students.  SIROW commends City High for their commitment to providing comprehensive sexuality education and empowering their students to make informed choices about their health and...

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Sat, 02/27/2016 - 11:38
2016 SIROW Regional Meeting

SIROW's 2016 Regional Heads and Directors Meeting took place January 29th and 30th, generously hosted by the University of Nevada - Las Vegas. With over 30 attendees, it is by far one of the largest regional meetings to date. Gender and Women's Studies department heads came from Utah, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, and New Mexico to share challenges, successes, and advice for building rigorous academic programs in the Southwest which attend to the growing needs of an activist/academic...

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Thu, 02/18/2016 - 11:11
Southwest Regional Gender and Women’s Studies Summit Meeting in Las Vegas

SIROW will host the Southwest Regional Gender and Women’s Studies Summit Meeting in Las Vegas at the Tuscany Hotel January 29-30, 2016. We look forward to seeing everyone there!


Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:01

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