New Article featuring the ANCHOR Project

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.


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

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Thu, 10/15/2015 - 10:19
New SIROW Publication!

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 HERE. 

Thu, 10/15/2015 - 09:44
New SIROW Staff!

SIROW is pleased to welcome Justin Gaines and Connor Ross as the newest members of the SIROW Central Team. Justin and Connor recently began their positions as qualitative analysts working on the National Cross-Site Evaluation of Juvenile Drug Courts and Reclaiming Futures and the Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Youth Data project. We are so pleased to have them on staff!

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 11:08

SIROW’s Dr. Sally Stevens presented a paper titled “Bad Mothers or Bad Policies? Intergenerational Mothering and Family Loss among Ethnically Diverse Substance Using Mothers in the U.S./Mexico Border Region,” which she co-authored with SIROW’s Dr. Rosi Andrade. Sponsored by the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, the “Maternal Subjectivities: Psychology, Psychoanalysis, Literature, Culture, and the Arts” conference was held April 23-24, 2015 at the Casa...

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Thu, 09/24/2015 - 11:00
SIROW Researchers Conduct Presentations at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals Training Conference
SIROW at the National Association for Drug Court Professionals Training Conference

SIROW researchers Alison Greene, Josephine Korchmaros, and Sally Stevens were joined by project partners to conduct presentations at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals Training Conference held in National Harbor, MD, July 27-30, 2015.  Presentations titled, “Engaging Family and Community in Juvenile Drug Court and Implications for Policy,” “Assessing Fidelity to a Logic Model: The National...

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Tue, 09/15/2015 - 10:25
In-Women's Conference 2015

For the past two years SIROW has been a sponsor and supporter of the In-Women’s conference – an international conference led and sponsored by Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International. The In-Women’s conference is a multidisciplinary forum that addresses all aspects of the consequences of women’s substance use – across the lifespan and including gender differences. Now in its seventh year, In-Women’s includes over 200 international members from 40 countries. This year’s conference was...

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Thu, 09/10/2015 - 13:48
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