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Headlines for the Week of April 30, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  » 

  • ABA conference.
  • May 3: Dean for a Day Karaoke Event.
Special Announcement from IIT

Farewell Salute to President Collens  » 

  • May 3: Luncheon, followed by special program, begins at 12:15 p.m.
    in Hermann Hall.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  » 

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Fall 2007 registration.
  • Spring 2008 preliminary schedule.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy.
  • Spring 2007 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam emergencies.
    • Cell phones during exams.
    • Consulting laptops during exams.
    • Access to computer labs during exams.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • May 3: Dean for a Day Karaoke Event.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Spring 2007 exams:
    • Read period.
    • Exam schedule.
  • Fall 2007 registration.
  • Summer 2007 registration.
  • May 4: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.

Financial Aid  »

  • Spring 2007 financial aid deadlines.
  • Summer award information.

Student Services  »

  • April 30: TA applications due.
  • Orientation coordinator needed.

Career Services  »

  • May 4: Registration deadline for Cook County Bar Association (CCBA) Minority Job Fair.
  • IMPACT Career Fair for Law Students and Lawyers with Disabilities.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement ticket distribution ends Wednesday!
  • More commencement information.
  • 2007 class gift update.

Scholarships  »

  • No new scholarships!

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore »

  • Register for the Bright Future sweepstakes.
Academics & Student Programs
  • April 30: TA applications due.
  • 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: 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: 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, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Resurrection Health Care.
  • 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.
  • SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award (for first-year Chicago-Kent students).

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • Exam information for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • Graduation information for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • May 20: Graduation party for LL.M. students, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Venus.
  • “Sustainability and Democracy.”
  • Chicago-Kent semester study abroad programs.
  • China exchange - fall semester 2007.
  • Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law: Call for papers.
  • Rotary World Peace Fellowships.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • SofTest registration and downloads for spring 2007 final exams began on Monday, April 23.
  • 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 sdat5018.
  • 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  »

  • Restricted access to the library: Bring your ID.
  • Exam library hours.
  • Spring library hours.
  • Guard your valuables.
  • IM reference service.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource: PROMT (Predicast Overview of Markets and Technology).

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 Joan Steinman  »

  • Research assistant needed.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • May 1: CAJT Appreciation and Award Event, noon to 1 p.m. in room 590.
  • Employment opportunity: CAJT seeks manager.
  • Public interest certificate program letters of intent available.
  • Students interested in the Public Interest Certificate should register for Public Interest Law & Policy in the fall.
  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks volunteers.

Institute for Law, Science and Technology  »

  • May 21: Who Owns Your Body? Legal and Social Issues in Michael Crichton’s NEXT.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

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

 

Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2007 building and library hours through May 4.
  • Exam building and library hours, May 5 through May 20.
  • Commencement weekend building and library hours, Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20.
  • Student employment.
  • Discounted public parking rates.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursar’s 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 current federal tax issues.
  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2007.

Public Affairs  »

  • Last Record issue for the spring term is May 14.
  • Summer biweekly Record publication begins with May 21 issue.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Farewell Salute to President Collens on May 3.
  • Human Resources schedule online.

Employment: CAJT seeks manager

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.

Evening Law Student Society  »

  • This week's legal factoid.
  • THANKS to all the panelists for our "Where Do We Go From Here" program.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • May 1: Meet IPLS Members lunch, noon to 1 p.m. in room 580.
  • May 1: Meet IPLS Members ice cream social, 4 to 5 p.m. in room 580.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • If you have any remaining KJF expenses to be reimbursed, please e-mail Sheila Caplis.

Society of Women in Law  »

  • May 3: End-of-year pizza party, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in room 580.

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