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Headlines for the Week of April 28, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Party with the Dean-for-a-Day.
Special Announcement from IIT

Voice Your Vision  »

  • Submit your ideas by May 7 as part of IIT's Many Voices, One Vision institutional planning process.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • April 25 to 29: Fall 2008 registration.
  • Spring 2009 preliminary schedule.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy.
  • Spring 2008 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam emergencies.
    • Consulting laptops during exams.
    • Cell phones during exams.
    • Access to computer labs during exams.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • May 2: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.
  • Office hours.

Student Services  »

  • Orientation leaders for fall 2008.
  • Women's Bar Public Service Award.
  • Counseling services.
  • Finals stress relief!

Financial Aid  »

  • Using the myIIT Portal to view your financial aid award.
  • Graduating students: Upcoming loan payments.

Career Services  »

  • April 29: Managing Debt for a Public Interest Career.
  • Introduction to McDermott Will & Emery.
  • Reed Smith Fellowship for 1Ls.
  • Tri-State Diversity Recruiting Program.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Graduation information for the Class of 2008:
    • Commencement ticket distribution ends this Friday.
    • May 5: Additional ticket purchase begins.
    • May 5: Last day to order cap and gown without rush fee.
    • Your commencement timeline.
    • July 30: Post-bar party.
  • 2008 Class Gift:
    • Thank you to our donors.
    • Give today!
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply by May 15 for the National Bar Institute African-American Law Student Fellowships!

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Laptop locks.
  • Bargain books have been marked down.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Fall 2008 semester: Litigation technology externship.
  • Fall 2008 externship: Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel.
  • Fall 2008 semester: Illinois Attorney General's Office.
  • Fall 2008 semester: Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Workers' Compensation Division.
  • Fall 2008 semester: City of Chicago Department of Consumer Services.
  • Fall 2008 semester: Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board.
  • Fall 2008 semester: Resurrection Health Care.
  • Fall 2008 semester: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Fall 2008 judicial externship: Immigration Court.
  • Law Offices attorneys help free innocent man.
  • Law Offices professor admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • May 1: Steven Greenhouse to discuss his book The Big Squeeze.
  • SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award for first-year students.
  • LL.M. and EXC exam information.
  • Reminder: OPT deadlines!
  • "International" clerkship opportunity for J.D. students.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • April 21: SofTest registration and download site for spring 2008 final exams opens.
  • 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 sdat5281.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.

Library  »

  • Take the library Web site survey!
  • Westlaw summer 2008 password extension policy.
  • Restricted access for finals period.
  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • Spring library hours.
  • Featured resource: Business Insights.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.


Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • April 28: Attend the Public Interest class-picking session, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Sign up to volunteer at the Self-Help Web Center.
  • Submit letter of intent 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  »

  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers 2008 Writing Competition.

Institute for Science, Law and Technology  »

  • Part-time and full-time summer 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  »

  • May 1 and 2: 27th annual Federal Tax Institute.
  • 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.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • Chicago-Kent inaugurates new International Environmental Law Moot Court team! Competitor applications are due May 2.

Evening Law Student Society  »

  • Buy your Evening Law Student Society T-shirt on the ELSS Web site.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • April 29: Managing Debt for a Public Interest Career, panel discussion co-sponsored with Career Services Office, noon to 1 p.m. in room 270.
  • April 30: KJF volunteer appreciation lunch, noon to 1 p.m. in room 580.
  • Congratulations to the recently elected 2008-09 KJF Executive Board.
  • Congratulations to the KJF Fellowship recipients.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • Congratulations to the 2008-09 LELS Board.

South Asian Law Students Association  »

  • Thanks to everyone who contributed to last week's clothing drive!


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