NEW Dr. Patti Flint Women in Science Scholarship

The Dr. Patti Flint Women in Science Scholarship was designed specifically to support Arizona women pursuing education in the hard sciences, a traditionally male-dominated field. Women interested in pursuing a career in medicine or natural science, and who live and plan to attend school in Arizona, are welcome to apply for the $3,000 scholarship.

The scholarship award is to be used toward tuition and educational expenses, including but not limited to: textbooks, supplies, required...

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Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:57
UA Aids Myanmar's Seafood Industry

Congratulations to the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences!

A University of Arizona-led partnership was awarded a grant of more than $1.7 million from the United States Agency for International Development to help develop an aquaculture industry that will be central to Myanmar's strategy to rejoin the global economy.

The USAID funding has resulted in the implementation of the three-year project, "Developing a Sustainable Seafood Industry Infrastructure in Myanmar (Burma...

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Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:22
Carmen Elena L'Annunziata Monge Receives Award
Congratulations to Carmen Elena L'Annunziata Monge for being selected as the 2014-2015 Best Master's Thesis Award winner!    The Award committee unanimously agreed that the research: “The Discursive Production of the Anchor Baby: (re)Animating and (re)Articulating the Colonial Past in the Neoliberal Present​" deserves the award due to the importance and urgency of the subject matter. 
Fri, 05/29/2015 - 14:08
UA-SIROW's Nina Rabin Publishes

The University of Arizona- Southwest Institute for Research On Women's Nina Rabin has recently published an article titled: Ever the Protectors, Moms Seeking Asylum Need Protection, Too.

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:00
SIROW Film Premier a Success
The University of Arizona- Southwest Institute for Research On Women would like to thank attendees for attending the premiere of Not Your Usual Bedtime Story on Sunday! We greatly appreciate you taking time out of your weekend to participate in the poster session and join us for the screening. It was wonderful to receive so much support fromour community.   The film can be found on the following sites, and will also be available on SIROW's website. YouTube: Not Your... Read more
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:55
Dr. Rosi Andrade Publishes

The University of Arizona - Southwest Institute for Research On Women's (UA-SIROW) Rosi Andrade was recently published on Her story, In Mexico, Domestic Workers' Story is Rags to Rags discusses one of Mexico's most often overlooked populations. To view the article, CLICK HERE.

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 08:13
"Not Your Usual Bedtime Story" Premieres

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 and publicly...

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Thu, 04/30/2015 - 08:24
SIROW Thesis Award

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...

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Wed, 04/29/2015 - 08:48
Project ANCHOR Trending

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

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:07
Fleeing Violence, Finding Prison

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:

Karen Musalo, Professor of Law, UC Hastings and Director, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, who has done groundbreaking work establishing domestic... Read more
Wed, 04/08/2015 - 10:29