The University of Arizona Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW)’s Sex Ed Cinema Project is premiered Not Your Usual Bedtime Story, a short film exploring sexual health, created by and for teens!* at The Loft Cinema on Sunday, May 17th 2015.

This free community event recognized the efforts of the five youth project leaders behind the film's development and celebrate the release of the film and accompanying educational toolkit as a free... Read more

Post date: Thu, 04/30/2015 - 08:24

The Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) offers an annual prize of $350 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 and children. Only projects completed within the current academic year (2014-2015) will be considered for this award.

Submit an abstract and one chapter of your thesis that in your judgment best represents the contribution and scholarship of your... Read more

Post date: Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:48

The University of Arizona- Southwest Institute for Research On Women (SIROW) and it new ANCHOR Project was recently highlighted by UANews. The story can be found HERE. Reach ANCHOR's project page HERE

Post date: Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:07

SIROW would like to invite you to a special event on Thursday, April 23, Fleeing Violence, Finding Prison: A Panel Discussion of the Treatment of Migrant Women in Flight from Domestic Violence in the U.S. Immigration System.

The event will be a panel discussion by three inspiring and deeply knowledgeable advocates:

Post date: Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:29

The University of Arizona - Southwest Institute for Reseach On Women (UA-SIROW) has released two research briefs stemming from its iTEAM project. The first, titled Research Brief Series I: General Description of LGBTQQ Individuals in AZ describes the demographic infomration of LGBTQQ individuals enrolled in the iTEAM project. The second, titled ... Read more

Post date: Wed, 04/01/2015 - 09:47

The Institute for LGBT Studies is presenting its fifth annual Miranda Joseph Endowed Lecture featuring Dr. Paul Amar, who will be speaking on sexuality and the police state on March 26 at 6pm at the Center for Creative Photography. Food and a reception will follow. This event is free and open to the public.

To view a flyer for this event, click HERE. A link for more event information can be found here: ... Read more

Post date: Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:23

The University of Arizona - Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) Program has announced the openning of three scholarships: (1) Harriet Silverman Scholarship; (2) Jo Ann Troutman Scholarship; and (3) Helen S. Schaefer... Read more

Post date: Mon, 03/16/2015 - 08:43

Join us for two events to kick of the new ANCHOR Project for LGBTQ&A young adults! 'Get to Know Your ANCHOR' will take place on March 11th and March 25th, from 4:00 until 7:00pm at ANCHOR (contact Claudia for the address). This will be an opportunity for potential ANCHOR Project participants to learn more about the project, enjoy dinner, meet our team, meet other LGBTQ&A young adults, and find out how to become a part of the ANCHOR Project! 'Get to Know Your ANCHOR' is also an... Read more

Post date: Wed, 03/11/2015 - 09:26

SIROW is pleased to welcome Katie Haverly and Elizabeth (Libby) Valdez as the newest members of the SIROW Central Team. Katie recently began her position as Assistant Research Social Scientist working on the Treatment Empowerment for Adolescents on the Move (iTEAM) project.  Libby recently began her position as Assistant Research Social Scientist working on the National Cross-Site Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures. We are so pleased to have them on staff!

Post date: Mon, 02/23/2015 - 09:53

Dr. Josephine Korchmaros, Director of Research Methods and Statistics at the University of Arizona- Southwest Institute for Research On Women, and colleagues published their new article on A Randomized Controlled Trial to Increase HIV Preventive Information, Motivation, and Behavioral Skills in Ugandan Adolescents in Annals of Behavioral MedicineTo view the article, click ... Read more

Post date: Fri, 02/13/2015 - 09:55