GradSWEekly [Week of March 15, 2016]

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GradSWE Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 16th | 5PM | 143 MEB
Getting involved with GradSWE is a great way to meet outstanding women in engineering, connect with faculty, and add valuable leadership experience to your resume. Come to this meeting to find out more info.
Contact: Anna Oldani (

Museum of Science and Industry Visit 
Monday, March 21st | 7:30AM - Evening
Looking for things to do over spring break? Members of GradSWE will be visiting the Museum of Science and Industry and meeting with Olivia Castellini (exhibit director who presented at weSTEM) on the Monday of spring break. We will be carpooling up to Chicago Monday morning around 7:30 AM, and will be at the museum for most of the afternoon. We plan to have dinner in Chicago that evening before driving back to Champaign. Feel free to join for the entire day or just meet up at the museum!
Interested? Sign up here.
Contact: Ashley Armstrong or Sierra Young (,  

Upcoming Events and Announcements

GradSWE Committee Applications are OPEN!
DUE Tuesday, March 29th | 11:59PM
Interested in becoming part of the GradSWE committee? Here is your chance to make a difference in the graduate student community!
Fill out the application here with positions you are interested in for the 2016-2017 academic year to become a part of the growing GradSWE group. Elections will be held at the GradSWE committee meeting on 03/30.
Contact: Anna Oldani (

Yoga at Research Park
Wednesday, March 30th | 7PM 
Join us for evening of yoga with Sophie Roney of Granular @ Research Park! Sign up here. 
Contact: Cecilia Klauber (

Graduating in May? Let's Celebrate!
Are you graduating this semester? GradSWE wants to celebrate you and your accomplishments! Please fill out this form so we can begin planning.
Contact: Cecilia Klauber (

External Announcements

Looking for grad housing options?
Family and Graduate Housing offers private rooms with private baths, special 12 month housing which includes summer and all break periods, special graduate meal plans, or the no meal plan option, for University Graduate students, especially at Daniels Hall.  They also offer options at Sherman Hall, Goodwin Green Apartments, Ashton Woods Apartments, and Orchard Downs Apartments.