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Headlines for the Week of April 2, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

  • Congrats to SBA and KJF.
  • Talk on April 5 with Adm. Hank White, executive director of the ABA.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes, Friday, April 6.
  • Early bird bar review program.
  • Bar preparation courses.
  • Trial Team tryouts.
  • Summer 2007 schedule.
  • Spring 2007 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam reschedule requests: April 3 - April 16.
    • Exams on computer sign-up: April 3 - April 16.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Change of division requests: March 28 - April 13.
  • Student Services office move.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • May 2: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.
  • Change of division.
  • Exam conflicts/reschedule requests.
  • Exams on computer sign-up.

Financial Aid  »

  • Additional exit counseling sessions.

Student Services  »

  • Student Services office move.
  • Exam rescheduling.
  • Bar preparation information.
  • Early bird bar prep lectures
  • CTA slowdown.

Career Services  »

  • Conversation and networking essentials.
  • "Beyond Grades: How to Obtain a Summer Position Through Minority Job Fairs."
  • Fellowships in Public Interest Law, focus on Skadden Fellowships.
  • Exploring your career options through personality type.
  • April 1: Registration begins for Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair.
  • April 13: Registration deadline for Northwest Minority Job Fair (Seattle).

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!

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore »

  • Bookstore closings:
    • April 6: Good Friday.
    • April 13: Inventory.
  • Register for the Bright Future sweepstakes.

 

Academics & Student Programs
  • Student Resource Library: Exam prep materials.
  • Law Offices: Summer and fall 2007 applications are available in room 600.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Office of the State's Attorney, DuPage County.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Office of the State's Attorney, DuPage County.
  • Summer 2007 externship: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Fall 2007 externship: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago).
  • Fall 2007 externship: Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago).
  • Summer 2007 externships in family law: Cook County Domestic Relations Court.
  • Fall 2007 externships in family law: Cook County Domestic Relations Court.
  • Fall 2007 externship: In-house Corporate Legal Externship.
  • Summer 2007 externship: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • 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' Compensation 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.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
  • Summer 2007 externship: Resurrection Health Care.
  • 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  »

  • Deadline extended for study abroad.
  • Chicago-Kent semester study abroad programs.
  • China exchange - fall semester 2007.
  • Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law: Call for papers.
  • Rotary World Peace Fellowships.
  • New entries this week:
    • ABA Section on Family Law Essay Contest.
    • International Association of Defense Counsel Writing Contest.
    • American Judges Association/American Judges Foundation Essay Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • CLC debuts a new Help Desk ticket tracking system.
  • 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 sdat4995.
  • 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  »

  • Guard your valuables.
  • Spring library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • PowerDomes.
  • Career books have moved.
  • Featured resource: ECOLEX.

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

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 on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • 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  »

  • Attention: All students interested in civil rights litigation.
  • 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  »

  • SBA spring election schedule.

American Constitution Society  »

  • April 11: U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky - "Advancing Women's Rights: An Agenda for the 110th Congress," at 2 p.m. in the auditorium.

Chicago-Kent Law Review  »

  • April 13 - 14: "Law and Economic Development in Latin America: A Comparative Approach to Legal Reform."

Evening Law Student Society  »

  • Last chance to take survey on changing 5-credit courses.
  • Legal factoid of the week.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • April 10: Chicago IP Colloquium speaker, Professor James Thuo Gathii, at 4 p.m.
  • IPLS election.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • Thank you for your support at the KJF Auction!
  • April 10: Deadline for KJF Fellowship applications is noon.
  • April 20: Interested in volunteering at H.O.M.E.?

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • April 5: "Creative Job Search Strategies for Labor & Employment Law," room 580 from noon to 1 p.m.
  • 2007-08 LELS executive board election schedule.

Military Law Society  »

  • April 5: "Lawyer as a Public Servant" with Adm. Hank White, executive director of the ABA, noon to 1 p.m. in room 570.

Phi Alpha Delta  »

  • April 3: General meeting and elections, room C40 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • April 5: "Lawyer as a Public Servant" with Adm. Hank White, executive director of the ABA, noon to 1 p.m. in room 570.

 

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