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Headlines for the Week of October 1, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  » 

  • Dean’s Roundtable.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  » 

  • October 9 and 10: ASP workshops on outlining.
  • Student health insurance cards now available for pickup.
  • Construction notice.
  • Student/faculty book groups.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.

Financial Aid  »

  • Federal entrance counseling session handouts available.
  • Perkins Loan promissory notes.
  • Fall disbursement schedule.
  • Loan disbursement process, step by step.

Career Services  »

  • Alternatives to OCI: Public interest law.
  • Alternatives to OCI: Small and mid-size firms, with Donna Gerson.
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 2008 Summer Honors Law Program.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Take a Break speaker series:
    • Big Firm vs. Small Firm, October 23.
    • Sole Practitioners, November 27.
  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2007 graduates.
    • Spring 2008 graduates.
  • Composite photo sittings for graduates.


  • October 5 deadline: Illinois Bar Foundation Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore »

  • Come in and check out our bargain books.
  • Congratulations to the drawing winners.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Paid public interest opportunity: Advice Desk.
  • Paid opportunity: Spanish translator.
  • Legal Externship Program information.
  • Spring 2008 externship: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • Spring 2008 externship: U.S. Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Judicial Externships.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • October 12: Lecture by Sandile Ngcobo, South African Constitutional Court justice, at noon in the 10th floor event room.
  • October 15: Deadline to apply for spring semester 2008 study abroad.
  • October 17: "Transitions to Democracy" panel discussion, 3 to 4 p.m. in room 570.
  • Diplomas and composite pictures for the Class of 2007.
  • Alumni information for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Duplex printing is available in labs 900 and 700.
  • CLC Help Desk ticket tracking system.
  • Print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • Print account balances were reset on July 23.
  • Account termination.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumni at
  • CLC Policy: 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 sdat5129.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Be on the alert!
  • LL.M. Lexis and Westlaw passwords.
  • Fall semester library hours.
  • Featured resource: I-Share.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.



Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • October 9: A2J Student Editorial Board refresher training from noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • December 1: Deadline to apply for the ABA Division for Public Services 2007-08 clerkship.
  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks volunteers.
  • Public interest certificate program letters of intent available.

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.
  • Fall 2007 building and library hours, effective August 20.
  • Fall 2007 student hiring and employment requirements.
  • Discount parking for DTC faculty, staff and students: Fall 2007 semester.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursar’s Office hours.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Attention: All students interested in Illinois public sector labor and employment law.
  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2007.

Public Affairs  »

  • Public Affairs offers assistance in posting student organization Record announcements for the beginning of the fall term.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Tuesday afternoon Human Resources office hours now held in room 654.
  • 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.

NOTE: Each student organization will be responsible for posting its own announcements beginning with the October 15 issue of the Record. Information about training sessions has been sent to student organization presidents. Through the October 8 Record issue, announcements from those student organizations not posting their own Record pages will be collected together on one page. (Follow the links below to organization announcements.)

Student Bar Association »

  • 1L election results are in!

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy »

  • October 10: "Immigration Adjudication Under Stress in the Seventh Circuit" with the Honorable Diane Wood, 3 p.m.
  • October 17: "Racial Profiling: Policing, Terrorism and Equality," Professor David Rudovsky, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3 p.m.
  • October 31: "From Poverty to Prosperity: A National Strategy to Cut Poverty in Half" with Professor Peter Edelman, Georgetown University Law Center, 3 p.m.
  • November 16: Professor Sheldon Nahmod's Supreme Court Review, noon.
  • November 28: "Appellate Litigation in the States" panel, featuring Chicago-Kent faculty alum Michael Scodro, solicitor general of Illinois, 3 p.m.

The Commentator »

  • October 1: Get the first full issue of the year!
  • Psst...You don't need your coupon for Salad Creations.
  • Publicize your student organization events!
  • Fall 2007 publication deadlines.
  • Join The Commentator.

Intellectual Property Law Society »

  • October 2: Careers in Intellectual Property Law, 3 to 4 p.m. in room 510.

Journal of Intellectual Property »

  • Mandatory training sessions this week!
  • October 3: Webmaster applications due.




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