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Headlines for the Week of February 11, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Elective courses subject to mandatory curve. 
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Pass-fail election deadline.
  • Making up an incomplete grade.

Student Services  »

  • Spring U-Pass distribution.
  • Spring health insurance enrollment period.
  • Waiving/canceling health insurance for the spring.

Financial Aid  »

  • Summer 2008 financial information.
  • Chicago-Kent spring disbursement.

Career Services  »

  • American Society of International Law's law school fair.
  • The Fund for American Studies' Legal Studies Institute.
  • Women’s Rights Advocacy Careers: A conversation with Chicago-Kent alums.
  • February 12: ILSA and ABA present "Pathways to Employment in International Law."

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Graduation information for the Class of 2008:
    • Required graduation forms.
    • February 12 to 14: Composite photo sessions.
  • 2008 Class Gift:
    • Make your pledge or gift today.
    • February 20: Wine, cheese and chocolate reception.
    • Join the Class Gift Committee.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Bookstore hours for spring semester.
  • Come in and check out our bargain books.
Academics & Student Programs

J.D. certificate programs  »

  • February 25: Certificate program informational reception, 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. in the 10th floor event room.
  • LADR program information.
  • Criminal Litigation certificate program information.
  • February 12: Summer and fall 2008 judicial externship information and informational meeting.
  • Law Offices attorneys help free innocent man.
  • Law Offices professor admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Summer legal externship information.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.
  • February 12: ILSA and ABA present "Pathways to Employment in International Law."
  • Important U.S. income tax information for international students.
  • "International" clerkship opportunity for J.D. students.
  • International Bar Association Conference scholarship opportunity.
  • Study abroad program of the month: Study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China!
  • Rotary International: International peace and conflict resolution seminars.
  • Serve as a mentor to an international student.
  • Global Youth Connect: Summer 2008 international human rights training program.
  • New entries this week:
    • ABA Section of Science & Technology Law.
    • Houston Journal of International Law.
    • Notre Dame Law School Legal Ethics Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Printing and e-mail/network accounts for December 2007 graduates.
  • Chicago-Kent wireless network reference.
  • Duplex printing is available in labs 900, 700 and 760.
  • CLC Help Desk ticket tracking system.
  • Print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • 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 sdat5226.
  • 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  »

  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • Pardon the noise on the eighth floor.
  • Spring library hours.
  • Featured resource: ProQuest Wall Street Journal.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.

 

Faculty

From Professor Carolyn Shapiro  »

  • Research assistants needed.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • CAJT wins the 2008 Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access.
  • February 19: Louis M. Brown Award Celebration, 5 to 6 p.m. in the 10th floor event room.
  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks volunteers.
  • March 1: Deadline for submitting applications for the Certificate in Public Interest Law.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • Research associates wanted.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Institute for Law and the Humanities paper prize.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • February 25: Certificate program informational reception, 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. in the 10th floor event room.
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers 2008 Writing Competition.

 

Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours for spring 2008, effective January 22.
  • Spring 2008 student employment hiring procedures.
  • Discount parking: DTC faculty, staff and students for spring/summer 2008.
  • 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  »

  • Expanded Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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Student Bar Association  »

  • February 13: Deadline for Bar and Gavel nominations.
  • February 15: SBA "bar review" at Duffy’s.
  • February 20: ABA networking event.
  • March 29: Save the date for the SBA Barristers Ball!

American Constitution Society  »

  • April 23: Guantanamo litigation with Tom Sullivan, 3 p.m.

Chicago-Kent Law Review  »

  • February 13: Paul Finkelman to speak on "Regulating the African Slave Trade."

Environmental Law Society  »

  • February 13: Important general membership meeting, 3 to 4 p.m.
  • February 21: Alumni career panel and reception.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • February 11: Patent informational session with speaker John White, 3:30 p.m. in room C40.

International Law Student Association  »

  • February 12: ILSA and ABA present "Pathways to Employment in International Law" at 4 p.m. in room C50. Reception at 5 p.m. in the 10th floor event room.

 

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