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Headlines for the Week of March 19, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Additional fall 2006 CALI Award winner.
  • SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award.
  • Security reminder: Watch your valuables.
  • Trial team success.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • May 2: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.

Financial Aid  »

  • Exit counseling sessions for spring graduates.

Student Services  »

  • "Pleading for the Future."
  • CTA changes - "L" riders.

Career Services  »

  • "Creative Job Search Strategies for Labor & Employment Law."
  • Alternative Careers for Lawyers: The Business Sector.
  • Internship opportunity this summer in Bangkok.
  • Cook County Bar Association: 2007 Minority Law Student Job Fair.
  • Dress for Success at Ann Taylor.
  • New legal services positions in D.C.
  • If you have a Legal Aid position this summer: Apply for $1,000 education grant from Equal Justice Works/AmeriCorps.
  • If you have a Legal Aid position this summer: Apply for an Equal Justice America Fellowship.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Attention Class of 2007: Update on Commencement.
  • Class gift update.
  • All students: Apply for the Berman Arts Award.

Scholarships  »

  • New scholarships!

 

Academics & Student Programs
  • Fall 2007 externship: City of Chicago Law Department's Building and Land Use Litigation Division.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
  • Fall 2007 externship: Workers' Litigation Unit, Civil Division, Cook County State's Attorney's Office.
  • Fall 2007 externship: U.S. Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.
  • Fall 2007 externship: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Resurrection Health Care.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Litigation Technology.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Intellectual Property.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Resurrection Health Care.
  • Summer 2007 externship: In-house corporate legal externship.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
  • Paid public interest positions.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • Babel in Bangkok?
  • March 23: Deadline for fall 2007 study abroad.
  • Summer internship opportunities in China and Thailand.
  • Interested in peace?
  • March 29 to 31: ILSA spring conference in Washington, D.C.
  • International student organization seeks volunteers.
  • Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law: Call for papers.
  • James Baker Hughes prize: $500.
  • Announcing the Arthur C. Helton Fellowship Program.
  • Rotary World Peace Fellowships.
  • All students are invited to join the Chicago Bar Association Chorus.
  • Donate your used legal textbooks.
  • ABA International Internships.
  • New entries this week:
    • SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Windows Vista and Office 2007 information.
  • Print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumni at alum.iit.edu.
  • How to transfer your existing Chicago-Kent e-mail to your new alumni account.
  • CLC Policies: Students are required to show C-K photo ID card for loaner computer equipment.
  • Computer acceptable use policy.
  • Windows Update.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4984.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • http://ots.iit.edu/computer equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Opportunity knocks!
  • Spring library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • PowerDomes.
  • Featured resource: LexisNexis Congressional.

LexisNexis  »

  • Get student-prepared outlines for your classes.
  • Submit your own outline to the LexisNexis Outline Bank.
  • Tip of the week.
  • LexisNexis representative contact information.
Faculty

From Professor Susan Adams »

  • April 2: Deadline for legal writing teaching assistant positions for 2007-08.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Public interest certificate program letters of intent available.
  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks volunteers.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Chicago-Kent's Institute for Law and the Humanities paper.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • March 20: ABA Outreach: "Career Opportunities in Labor and Employment Law," room C40 from noon to 1:45 p.m. New panel member added.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • "Risky Business? Risk Perception & Nano Business" forum on Wednesday, March 21.
  • Research assistants wanted.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2007 building and library hours: Effective January 22.
  • Student employment.
  • Discounted public parking rates.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursarís Office hours.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

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

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • March 27: The 29th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, "Religion and the Workplace."
  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2007.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Click here for the template to use for creating Record announcement pages. More information is available on the About the Record page.

Student Bar Association   »

  • Nominations for Faculty Member of the Year Award.
  • Law Week schedule.
  • Participate in Diversity Day on March 29.
  • Barrister's Ball 2007.
  • Spring SBA election schedule.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • March 22: Environmental law career panel discussion at 5 p.m.
  • March 22: Environmental Law Society student/alumni reception at 5:45 p.m.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • March 20: Guest speaker Balázs Bodó will talk about file sharing at noon.
  • March 21: IPLS spring alumni-student reception from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • March 27: Chicago IP Colloquium speaker, Professor Robin Feldman, at 4 p.m.
  • Upcoming IPLS election.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • March 25: Volunteer with KJF at Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)!
  • Auction tickets on sale in the Spak after spring break: $10 if purchased in advance and $12 at the door.
  • Visit the KJF Web site for an updated list of auction packages.
  • Sign up on TWEN in Westlaw to volunteer for the auction.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • March 20: ABA Outreach: "Career Opportunities in Labor and Employment Law," room C40 from noon to 1:45 p.m. New panel member added.
  • April 5: "Creative Job Search Strategies for Labor & Employment Law," room 580 from noon to 1 p.m.

National Security and Law Society  »

  • March 23: Practitioner's lunch with Fran Maher, CEO, American Red Cross of Greater Chicago, from noon to 1 p.m.

Phi Alpha Delta  »

  • March 22: "Dress for Success" sponsored by Ann Taylor.

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