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Headlines for the Week of October 29, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  » 

  • Dean’s Roundtable featuring Peter J. Birnbaum '83.
  • Inauguration agenda and shuttle bus schedule.
Special Announcement from IIT

Inauguration of President John Anderson » 

  • Where will you be for inauguration?
  • Transportation & parking for October 30 ceremony.
  • After the ceremony: Fall Festivities!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  » 

  • Academic calendar reminder: Day classes canceled October 30.
  • November 6 and 7: ASP workshop on preparing for and taking exams.
  • Fall 2007 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • October 31 to November 14: Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • October 31 to November 14: Exam method registration.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • November 5: Deadline for change of division requests.
  • CALI award certificates for 2006-07.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy: Seats still available for January 2008 session.
  • Spring 2008 preliminary schedule.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • October 30: Office closed for President Anderson's inauguration.
  • Changing division requests: October 22 to November 5.
  • Fall 2007 final exam conflicts/reschedule requests: October 31 to November 14 by 5 p.m.
  • December 6: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.

Financial Aid  »

  • October 30: Office closed for President Anderson's inauguration.
  • Perkins Loan promissory notes.
  • Fall disbursement schedule.
  • Loan disbursement process, step by step.

Career Services  »

  • October 30: Office closed for President Anderson's inauguration.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Policymakers Forum.
  • 1L mandatory resume workshop: New date added!
  • Out-of-state job search.
  • Presidential Management Fellows.
  • Summer internships at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • November 16: Diversity Networking Reception.
  • Take a Break speaker series:
    • November 27: Sole Practitioners.
  • December 5: Alumni Awards Luncheon. Students welcome!
  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2007 graduates.
    • Spring 2008 graduates.

Scholarships  »

  • October 31: New application deadline for Nordic Law Club Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore »

  • Join us in the fight against breast cancer during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Pumpkin Candy Contest.
  • Come in and check out our bargain books.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Paid public interest opportunities, bilingual position added: Advice Desk.
  • Law Offices In-House Clinic applications are now available.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
  • Spring 2008 semester: Resurrection Health Care.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Litigation technology externship.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Intellectual property (IP) legal externship opportunity.
  • Spring 2008 semester: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Office of the Illinois Attorney General.
  • Spring 2008 externship: Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel.
  • Summer 2008 semester: Externships with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • November 1: Midwest U.S. China Association Quarterly Meeting and Reception, 2 to 4 p.m. (speakers), 4 to 6 p.m. (reception), in the 10th floor event room.
  • ISBA to publish papers from four Chicago-Kent LL.M. students.
  • Check out the OILP fall newsletter!
  • New entries this week:
    • Epstein Becker & Green PC Health Care and Life Sciences Law Writing Competiton.
    • Trandafir International Business Writing Competition.
    • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Student Writing Competition.
    • American Constitution Society for Law and Policy National Student Writing Competition.
    • ASCAP Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition.
    • Center for Global Trade & Development Student Essay Competition.


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 sdat5149.
  • 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: Industry Profiles.
  • 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  »

  • November 23: Deadline for February/July 2008 examinees to apply for an American Bar Association-BarBri Scholarship.
  • 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 on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • November 30: Second annual Nanopolicy Conference - "Faces of Risk: Nanopolicy and the Agenda for Safety and Society."
  • Research associates wanted.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

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

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • 2007-08 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers 2008 Writing Competition.

Institute for Science, Law & Technology  »

  • Research assistants wanted.


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  »

  • Upcoming programs in CLE.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Tuesday afternoon Human Resources office hours now held in room 654.
  • October 30: No Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
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.

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy »

  • Needed: Members interested in writing.
  • October 31: "From Poverty to Prosperity: A National Strategy to Cut Poverty in Half," 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 edition: 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.

Environmental Law Society »

  • October 31: Celebrate Halloween with treats from the ELS bake sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Spak.
  • Beach cleanup photos.

Kent Justice Foundation »

  • November 7: KJF fourth annual wine event.


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