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Headlines for the Week of September 22, 2014

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • September 29: Dean's Student Meet-and-Greet.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes September 24, 4 p.m. and later; no classes September 25.
  • October 2: Faculty-student happy hour.
  • September 30: ASP workshop on outlining.
  • Fire safety reminders.
  • October 3: Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Conference.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2014 information.
  • Pass/fail revocation deadline: December 4.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Still haven't received your financial aid award?
  • Don't forget to accept your awards.
  • Graduating in December 2014 or enrolling less than half-time in spring 2015? Please notify our office of your enrollment intentions to find out how your aid will be impacted.
  • A note for 2L students.
  • A note for 3L students.

Student Accounting Office  »

  • Financial aid refunds.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • Make-up procedure for mandatory 1L Career Services Orientation Program.
    • Launch of Lawcountability, J.D.: New resource for Chicago-Kent students.
    • Fall Résumé Books: Opt-in continues. Sign up!
  • On-Campus Interviewing:
    • Fall Recruiting: Please report callbacks and offers.
  • Programming:
    • September 25: "J.D.s in Debt: What Law Students & Lawyers Need to Know About Managing Student Loans & Earning Public Service Loan Forgiveness." Free student webinar.
    • September 26: Cook County State's Attorney's Office Minority Law Students Reception.
    • September 30: Alliance for Women's annual kick-off celebration.
    • September 30: Presidential Management Fellowship Information Webinar. (added 9/22/2014)
    • October 1: Spring 2015 judicial externship informational meeting.
    • October 6: Cook County Bar Association and Hinshaw & Culbertson First-Year Minority Law Students Reception.
    • October 8: Young Lawyers Section Night at Greater Chicago Food Depository volunteer opportunity.
    • October 8: Peggy Browning Fund: Advocating for Workplace Justice Panel.
    • October 9: Hellenic Bar Association Career Corner. RSVP by October 3.
    • October 12 to 18: Public Interest Week.
    • October 14: "Preparing Your PILI Application."
    • October 14: Speed Networking with Federal, State and Local Government Attorneys.
    • October 15: "Exploring Careers in Criminal Law."
    • October 18: "Explore the Possibilities: Pro Bono & Public Interest Law Opportunities."
    • October 24: Alumni/Student Public Service Reception, Washington, D.C.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • PILI fall 2014: Apply now!
  • Fellowships and scholarships:
    • Kirkland & Ellis LLP Diversity Fellowship Program.
    • Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program.
    • 2014 Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Minority Scholarship due October 1.
    • Winston & Strawn Diversity Scholarship application due October 1.
    • Skadden Fellowship applications due October 6.
    • 2015 Mayor's Office Fellowship Program application due November 2.
  • Job fairs:
    • October 24 and 25: Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair.
  • Resources:
    • Skadden Fellowship info session audio file available.
    • Career resources available in Symplicity's document library.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Join the Class Gift Committee.
  • Student orgs: Partner with the Alumni Association.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Advisor Network: Login instructions for students.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the National Transport Road to Success Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Staver Law Group Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for Goldberg & Osborne's Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Bridgat Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Empowering Women in Law Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the 401K Business Financing Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship.
  • Check out the Minority Students Guide to College Affordability.
  • Apply now for CustomMade Law Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship.
Academics & Student Programs
  • October 1: Spring 2015 judicial externship informational meeting. (Please note new date.)
  • Spring 2015 judicial externship information and application.
  • Fox News interviews Professor Richard Kling about purchasing legal services on Groupon.
  • Interview with Professor Richard Kling about the 1963 March on Washington.
  • Clinical faculty member in the news.
  • Law Offices staff attorney on ABC News.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/legal-clinics.
  • International Center hours and travel signatures.
  • September 23: Welcome back pizza party.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • October 15: 2014 flash drive pickup deadline.
  • IIT-Secure requires connection with email address starting August 1.
  • Fall 2014 Help Desk hours.
  • Microsoft Office 365 download information.
  • Scanning in student lounge now available.
  • How to change and sync your password.
  • Eduroam available at Chicago-Kent.
  • Mac display adapters available for loan.
  • Connecting to the wireless network.
  • Student printing from remote locations available.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • Service requests.
  • Service alerts and news.
  • IIT print channel is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.

Library  »

  • Take a virtual tour of the library.
  • Library hours.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • CALI Lessons: Free study materials for law students.
Faculty

From Professor Bartram S. Brown  »

  • Looking to hire research assistants for projects on international criminal law and international human rights law.

From Professor Nancy S. Marder  »

  • October 10: Join the Justice John Paul Stevens Jury Center and the Chicago-Kent Law Review for a conference on "Juries and Lay Participation: American Perspectives and Global Trends."
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • Standardized Court Forms come to Illinois!
  • CALI and CAJT unveil new course project.
  • September 23: Welcome back pizza party.

Institute for Science, Law and Technology  »

  • Hiring a research assistant to work on legal issues related to Internet privacy.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall 2014 building and library hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • DTC Cashier/Student Accounting Office hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Fall 2014 procedures for hiring students and part-time temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2014-15 biweekly pay calendar.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Please send your Record headlines and the full announcements to record@kentlaw.iit.edu by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association  »

  • September 23: Bake sale.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas  »

  • September 23: First general meeting.

Child and Family Law Society  »

  • September 24: Bake sale.

Corporate Law Society  »

  • October 2: All-student social at the Hubbard Inn.

Federal Bar Association Chicago-Kent Student Division  »

  • September 23: First general meeting.
  • Become a section representative.

The Forum on Law and the Internet  »

  • September 23: First meeting of the year.

Irish American Law Student Association  »

  • September 23: Listen to an Irish delegation discuss law practice in Ireland.

Journal of Environmental and Energy Law (JEEL)  »

  • JEEL is seeking applicants for its executive board and for staff editing positions.

Phi Alpha Delta  »

  • September 10 to 30: Bridge to Success business clothing drive.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society  »

  • September 22: Monday Night Football Party.

Women in Law  »

  • September 24: Women in Law Fall Happy Hour.

 

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