GradSWEekly [Week of March 20, 2017]

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GradSWE Committee Applications are DUE THURSDAY!
Applications due Thursday, March 23rd at 5PM
Interested in becoming part of the GradSWE committee? Apply to join the committee today! Fill out the application here to express your interest in holding a position for the 2017-2018 academic year. Elections will be held at the Committee Meeting on 3/30. More information about the election process is available here.
Contact: Ceci Klauber (

Upcoming Events and Announcements

GradSWE STEM Education Lunch: Perspective from a Community College Professor
Monday, March 27th | 12-1PM | 276 Loomis Laboratory
As a professor, how do teaching strategies change at a community college? How does your student population change? How do your resources change? Learn the answers to these questions and more with Britt Carlson, Professor of Chemistry, at Parkland College. Please sign up here if you plan to attend.
Contact: Malia Kawamura (

GradSWE Committee Meeting/Elections
Thursday, March 30th | 5PM | MEB 143
Cast your votes for the 2017-2018 GradSWE at Illinois Committee at our annual Election Meeting. If you can't attend the meeting but would like to vote, please email Ceci for an absentee ballot by 3/28.
Contact: Ceci Klauber (

From SWE Illinois

Brownie Girl Scout Workshop
Saturday, April 8th | 1-4PM
Volunteer to help a group of Brownie Girl Scouts earn a badge related to engineering! You will help them complete activities related to engineering, innovation, creativity and teamwork. Sign up here!
Contact: Alayna Johnson (

External Announcements

Recommended Reading from weSTEM's keynote Lakecia Gunter
Interested in reading a new book but don't know where to start? Lakecia Gunter, keynote speaker at 2017 weSTEM, sent GradSWE her list of books that have helped her become a strong technical leader. 

Contact: Ashley Armstrong (