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Headlines for the Week of February 18, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • First Dean’s Roundtable in 2008.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Fall 2007 CALI awards.
  • Fall 2007 class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

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

Student Services  »

  • ASP begins.

Financial Aid  »

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

Career Services  »

  • 2008 Patent Law Interview Program registration.
  • Mock interviews.
  • February 21: Environmental law alumni career panel and reception.
  • Interview tips.
  • Summer housing.
  • Summer 2008 Human Rights Fellowship Program.
  • Association of Corporate Counsel 2008 Minority Law Student Summer Internship Program.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Graduation information for the Class of 2008:
    • Required graduation forms.
  • 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.
  • Summer and fall 2008 judicial externship information and application process.
  • 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:
  • Wanted: Part-time student file clerk for OILP. (Sorry, not open to current LL.M. students.)
  • 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:
    • American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Writing Competition.
    • Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission Sovereignty Symposium 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 sdat5231.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.

Library  »

  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • Pardon the noise on the eighth floor.
  • Spring library hours.
  • Featured resource: Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO).
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.



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.

Institute for Science, Law and Technology  »

  • Research assistants needed.
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

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  »

  • 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.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • February 21: Alumni career panel and reception.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • February 19: Auction planning meeting/fellowship informational meeting.
  • February 24: KJF community volunteer event for Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN).


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