GradSWEekly [Week of October 24, 2016]

Front and Center

Meet and Greet with the Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Research, Jeannette Wing
Monday, October 24th | 1-2PM | 2232 Siebel Center 
Join GradSWE for a Meet and Greet with the Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Research, Jeannette Wing! Jeannette Wing, PhD is known as an advocate for computational thinking and an expert in trustworthy computing, concurrent and distributed systems, as well as specification and verification. She has formerly served as the Assistant Director of the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate at NSF and the Department Head of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon. Event includes relaxed presentation and Q&A session. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Please sign up here if you plan on attending.
Contact: Malia Kawamura (mkawamu2@illinois.edu)

Upcoming Events and Announcements

Confidence through Mind and Body Techniques: TED Talk Lunch
Tuesday, November 1st | Noon-1PM | 143 Mechanical Engineering Building 
Join us in watching two TedTalks followed by discussions in small groups. Amy Cuddy's "Your body language shapes who you are" explores how we can become more confident and powerful just through our body positions, and Eduardo Briceno's "Power of belief" discusses a growth mindset vs a fixed mindset. Group discussions will focus on how we can incorporate these ideas into our lives individually and help peers and students achieve success. Lunch will be provided. Please fill out this form if you will be attending.
Contact: Malia Kawamura (mkawamu2@illinois.edu)

Join the Social Activity Subcommittee
Interested in planning fun things to do with GradSWE? Join the Social Activity subcommittee! If you're interested, email Michelle Victora with your name and one fun activity you'd like to see happen with GradSWE!
Contact: Michelle Victora (victora2@illinois.edu)