GradSWEekly [Week of April 3, 2017]

Front and Center

Intel Bagel Break
Wednesday, April 5th | 9:30-11:00AM | 143 MEB
Representatives from Intel want to meet you! Stop by to chat with employees about opportunities at Intel and life after grad school. The event is come-and-go, so feel free to drop off a resume or grab a bagel anytime between 9:30 and 11am.
Contact: Ceci Klauber (

GradSWE Committee Meeting
Thursday, April 6th | 5:00PM | 143 MEB
Elections just happened but there are still plenty of ways to get more involved with GradSWE! Come to our next Committee Meeting to learn about the rest of the events we have this semester.
Contact: Ceci Klauber (

Upcoming Events

GradSWE Start Ups Lunch
Monday, April 10th | 12-1PM | 2240 Digital Computing Laboratory
Leslie Gilliard, the founder of Nardo Technologies, will be speaking with us about her experiences in developing a start up company and the resources available at UIUC. Please sign up here if you plan to attend.
Contact: Malia Kawamura (

R.A.D. Self-Defense Class
Saturday, April 15th and Sunday, April 16th | 1-5PM (both days) | UIUC Campus Police Department
R.A.D. Self Defense is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. We've scheduled a weekend class for GradSWE members on April 15th-16th, and we have 4 spots left! Cost is $30.00, to be paid by cash or check the first day. Sign up here if you're interested!
Contact: Michelle Victora (

From SWE Illinois

LaTex Workshop
Monday, April 3rd | 7PM | EH 106B1
We're co-hosting a LaTex workshop with the SWE Illinois Team Tech team! Whether you're a seasoned veteran or have never used this amazing document preparation system before, come out to share or learn!
Contact: Ceci Klauber (

Cookies and Questions: SWE Roundtable
Thursday, April 6th | 6PM | Engineering Hall 112
Do you have unanswered questions about school, future goals, or life in general? Don't consult a crystal ball, consult your fellow undergrad and grad SWEesters! Come join us and have all your questions answered at Cookies and Questions, a roundtable-style discussion where we will draw on our collective experience and wisdom to help each other navigate through the tricky waters of engineering.
Contact: Sierra Young (

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 (

SWE Happies Crawl
Friday April 28th | 5PM | Murphy's, Legends, Brothers, Joe's
Come out to the SWE Happies Crawl on Friday April 28th for a great way to decompress and end your week. We will be having appetizers and lots of fun! Fill out this form by April 15th to secure your shirt (info on form). 
Contact: Ashley Hillebold (

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 (