GradSWEekly [Week of November 21, 2016]

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GradSWE Member Survey
Help GradSWE develop a database of our active (and alumni) members by filling out this very brief survey!
Contact: Ashley Armstrong (

ENVISION Family Engineering Fair
Tuesday November 29th | 6-7:30PM | Booker T. Washington Elementary School
ENVISION's final event of the semester is the week after Thanksgiving, Tuesday November 29, at Booker T. Washington Elementary. ENVISION is partnering with ASME and Illinois Aerospace Outreach to host the following activities to give the students and their parents a taste of various engineering fields:
- Stomp rockets
- Arts & crafts (holiday decorations) with circuits
- Fancopters
- Balancing robots
- Wind turbine blade designs
- DNA Extraction and DNA Origami
The fair will be from 6-7:30, but we could also use help with set up and clean up. Dinner, hot chocolate, and cookies will be provided! Please sign up here if you plan to attend. 
Contact: Ashley Armstrong (

Upcoming Events and Announcements

Beer and Cookies
Saturday, December 3rd | 3-4:30 PM | Common Ground Food Coop
Happy Hour of a different variety! Buy a ticket here and join GradSWE in learning how to pair beer with cookies "just in time for the holidays," as the description says. Also, if you've bought a ticket, make sure to fill out this form so we can organize rides!
Contact: Michelle Victora (

Roller Derby Home Team Championship
Saturday, December 10th | 7:00-9:30PM | McKinley Aquatic Center
What better way to celebrate strong, awesome, powerful women, than attending the Twin Cities Home Team Season 2016 championship! Tickets can be bought here for just $10.00 to watch the Damagin' Dames, Boneyard Bombshells, and The Paign duke it out and determine the final winner. Also, please fill out this form so we know who's coming and can organize rides. Feel free to bring signs (and enthusiasm)!
Contact: Michelle Victora (