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Headlines for the Week of November 19, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  » 

  • Dean’s Roundtable featuring Robert G. Hershenhorn.
  • Have a great Thanksgiving holiday!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: Thanksgiving break, November 22 to 25.
  • November 26: Dean's Roundtable.
  • November 20 to 27: Spring 2008 schedule and registration.
    • Final spring 2008 schedule and registration bulletin.
    • Registration instructions.
    • Registration for first-year students.
  • ASP Teacher's Assistant applications for spring 2008.
  • Fall 2007 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • Exam method registration.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Teaching evaluations.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Spring 2008 registration.
  • December 6: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.

Financial Aid  »

  • FAFSA renewal reminder.
  • Graduate PLUS loan repayment answers.
  • Stuart School of Business winter disbursement.

Career Services  »

  • CSO Thanksgiving holiday hours.
  • Transactional careers.
  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms -- Sweet Home Chicago event.
  • ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP) panel discussion.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Take a Break speaker series:
    • November 27: Sole Practitioners.
  • December 5: Alumni Awards Luncheon. Students welcome!
  • Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship.
  • Join the Class of 2008 gift committee.
  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2007 graduates.
    • Spring 2008 graduates.

Scholarships  »

  • No new scholarships.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore »

  • Shop early for the holidays.
  • Come in and check out our bargain books.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Law Offices In-House Clinic lottery results.
  • Paid public interest opportunities, bilingual position added: Advice Desk.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Workers' Compensation Litigation Unit, Civil Division, Cook County State's Attorney's Office.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
  • Spring 2008 semester: Resurrection Health Care.
  • Spring 2008 semester: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • 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 27: "A Comparative Study of the U.S. and China on the National Security Review Policy in Transnational M&A," noon in room 305.
  • ISBA to publish papers from four Chicago-Kent LL.M. students.
  • Check out the OILP fall newsletter!
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • SofTest registration and download site for fall 2007 final exams opens Monday, November 26.
  • Chicago-Kent wireless network reference.
  • 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 sdat5165.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • LL.M. Lexis and Westlaw passwords.
  • Thanksgiving holiday library hours.
  • Fall semester library hours.
  • Featured resource: Medline.
  • 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 20: Public interest get-together, noon to 1 p.m.
  • November 23: Deadline for February/July 2008 examinees to apply for an American Bar Association-BarBri Scholarship.
  • November 27: A2J Student Editorial Board work day, 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 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  »

  • Institute for Law and the Humanities paper prize.

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.


Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Thanksgiving and final exam building and library hours, effective Wednesday, November 21.
  • Building and library hours from November 25 through December 6.
  • 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.
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 »

  • Thank you for participating in the canned food drive.
  • November 26: Red Cross blood drive, sign up online.

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy »

  • November 28: "Appellate Litigation in the States" panel, featuring Chicago-Kent faculty alum Michael Scodro, solicitor general of Illinois, 3 p.m.
  • Interested in becoming more involved?

Chicago-Kent Law Review »

  • November 20: Judicial clerkship training session.

The Commentator »

  • Publicize your student organization events! 
  • Fall 2007 publication deadlines.
  • Join The Commentator.

Environmental Law Society »

  • Take our survey regarding Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition.

Intellectual Property Law Society »

  • November 20: International Legal Scholars speaker event, noon in room C25.

Kent Justice Foundation »

  • Donate your study aids to KJF for our November 28 bake sale/study aid sale.

Labor and Employment Law Society »

  • November 30: LELS Social at McGee's, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

National Security and Law Society »

  • November 20: "Federal Government Summer Positions -- the Good, the Bad and the Ugly" panel, noon to 1 p.m. in room 580.

South Asian Law Students Association »

  • November 20: Judicial Internship Opportunity Program, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in room 370.



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