GradSWEekly [Week of March 21, 2016]

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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 (

GradSWE Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 30th | 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 (

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 (

Body Language Shapes the Mind
Thursday, March 31st | Noon- 1PM | Location: TBA
Do you feel like an impostor in graduate school? Are you worried about your upcoming job interviews? Come and join us in this webinar and discussion lunch on how our body language can alter people’s perceptions of us as well as how our body language can alter how we think of ourselves. Please RSVP for lunch here.
Contact: Lana Stekovic (

Upcoming Events and Announcements

Apply to attend we16!
Applications Due Friday, April 1st at 11:59PM
Here is your chance to experience some of the great things SWE has to offer at the 2016 SWE National Conference in Philadelphia October 27-29. Attend informative sessions, get a job at the career fair, and expand your network. For more information, check out
Applications are due Friday, April 1st. Apply here.
Contact: Anna Oldani (

GradSWE Intel Recruitment Seminar
Monday, April 4th | 5:30 - 7PM | Deere Pavilion (2005 MEL)
Dr. Gemma Comellas, Intel Design Engineer and Recruiter, will be giving a seminar on current job opportunities at Intel. Portland Technology Development (PTD), the process technology development body of Intel Corporation is inviting Ph.D. students to apply for employment in the area of Resolution Enhancement. They are looking for highly motivated individuals with strong educational background and solid technical and problem solving capabilities. Successful candidates will work on researching and developing microprocessor fabrication processes for Intel's next generation microprocessors using state-of-the art tools and methods. Please RSVP here so we make sure you get some pizza!
Contact: Lana Stekovic (

GradSWE Happy Hour
Wednesday, April 6th | 8PM | Barrelhouse 34
Join us for happy hour in downtown Champaign on the first Wednesday of every month! In April, we will be going to Barrelhouse 34! After the happy hour, salsa dancing at Cowboy Monkey is an option! Want a reminder e-mail? Sign up here!
Contact: Lana Stekovic (

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.