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Asst. Dean Lydia Lazar

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Headlines for the Week of August 27, 2007

August 30: Welcome party for International Students

All LLM and Exchange students, as well as JD students who wish to be mentors (see below) are invited to a welcome reception to be held on Thursday August 30 from 6-9pm at Venus restaurant located at 820 W. Jackson. R.S.V.P. to Fife Osikanlu (

September 4: Summer Study in Germany - Info Session with Augsburg Professor Beate Gsell

Tuesday Sept 4th at 12 noon in room 305 Ė bring your own lunch; drinks will be served. †Professor Gsell will talk about our collaboration with Augsburg and the opportunities to study in this medieval university town less than an hour by train from Munich. CK students who have studied in Augsburg will be on hand to talk about their experiences.

September 19: Study Abroad Info Session - 3-4pm in room 570

Come hear from CK students who have studied abroad and from visiting foreign exchange students. Learn about Chicago-Kentís exchange partners, including the newest partners: University of Zurich (Switzerland), University of Waikato (New Zealand) and Tec de Monterrey (Mexico).

†UNA ĖUSA Internship Available (unpaid)

UNA-USA is a Chapter-based organization that works to increase awareness and support of the United Nations. The Chicago chapter is seeking a volunteer intern to work a few hours each week, based in Dean Lazarís office at the law school. They are looking for help setting up and managing the Young Professionals group, help in setting up a database of college/university contacts in Chicago, and help with a fundraiser scheduled for October 24, 2007. Interested students should email their resumes asap to Dean Lazar at

Alumni information for LL.M. and Exchange students

As the class of 2007 become Chicago-Kent alums, there are a few things to
be aware of:

All student accounts terminated July 30, 2007 after the July 2007 bar exam. December graduates e-mail accounts terminated at the same time. The Alumni Relations Office automatically assigns each graduate a e-mail for life. This is a web-based e-mail address that is housed on a server at IIT. Details regarding set up and further instructions are as follows:

Chicago-Kent College of Law is pleased to inform you that free ( email service is now active.† Your account has been created automatically.† No sign up is necessary. Please see below for information on how to access your alumni email account and how to set it up to automatically forward your mail to any address you wish.

If you do not wish to use this email service, Chicago-Kent would still love to stay in touch with you wherever your path may take you. Please send your new email address to the Office of Alumni Relations by emailing

Please be aware that Chicago-Kent alum e-mail accounts are hosted by the Office of Technology Services (OTS) at the Illinois Institute of Technology Main Campus Since the accounts are not part of the Kentlaw system, the e-mail address of your alumni account may be in a format different than what you were assigned at Chicago-Kent.

You may reach your new Chicago-Kent alumnae/i e-mail account by accessing the IIT web portal at .† Your username and password are as follows:

Username: [IIT UID]

Password: MMDDxxxx
[ Month and day of your birth date + last four digits of your campus wide ID (CWID) ]
If you were born on April 9 and your CWID is 12345678, your password would be: 04095678 .

Your IIT UID and CWID values can be found on the welcome page you see after logging in to Chicago-Kentís Web for Students system via .

Once you have logged into the portal, simply click on the red envelope icon for e-mail at the top of the page. Instructions for how to transfer messages from your Chicago-Kent account to your alumni account as well how to setup mail forwarding appear below.† A frequently asked questions list along with a complete illustrated tutorial of the e-mail system used by the Chicago-Kent alumni e-mail accounts may be found at:

Keep in touch! The best way to keep in contact with your LL.M. and Exchange student classmates and friends is to visit the Chicago-Kent Office of Alumni Relations and join the Alumni Online Community.



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