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Headlines for the Week of October 1, 2007

October 12: Lecture by South African Constitutional Court Justice Sandile Ngcobo at noon in the 10th Floor Event Room

On Friday, Oct. 12th at noon in the Event room, Justice Sandile Ngcobo of the South African Constitutional Court will give a talk on socioeconomic rights in South Africa.††We are pleased and honored to have someone of his stature deliver a talk at our school and look forward to his remarks. Professor Bernadette Atuahene will introduce our speaker, and lunch will be served.

October 15: Deadline to apply for Study Abroad Spring Semester 2008

More information about CK semester study abroad options is available here. Take note that our partner in France will find internships in France for students who spend the spring semester at Metz.

October 17: Transitions to Democracy Panel Discussion from 3-4pm in room 570.

Professor Bernadette Atuahene, former Dean and Professor Hank Perritt, and Visiting Scholar Omar Dedde from Mauritania will discuss key issues facing societies as they make the transition to democracy from other forms of social organization. Refreshments will be served.

Diplomas and Composite Pictures for the Class of 2007!

Diplomas and composite pictures for the class of 2007 graduates will be mailed to whatever address we (OILP) have on file for you. We are mailing these important documents so please contact us with the address you want us to use if you think we have an old address for you!

Alumni information for LL.M. and Exchange students for the Class of 2007.

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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