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Headlines for the Week of September 8, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • ASP Workshop: Preparing for and getting the most out of classes: September 9 & 10.
  • London Law Consortium.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • February 2009 and July 2009 Illinois bar applications.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Pass/fail deadline.
  • Registration deadline.
  • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.
  • Graduation application deadline.
  • Weekly staff meeting.

Student Services †Ľ

  • Insurance information.
  • Upcoming events.

Financial Aid  »

  • Edamerica funds are here!
  • Don't forget to accept your awards.
  • Title IV authorization form now available!
  • Full-tuition scholarships and Honors Scholars notification.
  • Fall disbursement schedule.
  • Disbursement process step-by-step.
  • Kent Scholarships awarded for continuing students.
  • Attention: Bank of America borrowers.

Career Services  »

  • Legal Aid Career Panel.
  • Public Defender Career Panel.
  • Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair Roundtable Discussion.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Attention student organization leaders: Learn how the Alumni Association can help you!
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Jack Carey Scholarship from the Cook County Public Defenderís Office.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Greeting card sale.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Judicial externships: Spring 2009 semester.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Externships with U.S. Attorney's Office.
  • Awards for Law Offices clinical professors.
  • 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:
  • September 10: Study abroad information session for J.D. students.
  • September 18: YLS Meet the Committee Night and Social Hour.
  • November 7: Former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour speaking at Chicago Humanities Festival.
  • Administrative memo for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • European Commission launches new guide to studying in Europe.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

Library  »

  • Library fall hours.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • Improved lighting in the library.
  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • Featured resource: Electronic Information System for International Law (EISIL).
  • 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  »

  • September 10: Law, Technology and the Poor -- volunteer opportunities information session (refreshments served). Please note new date.
  • A2J Author featured in Law Day 2008 edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
  • Gain real-world experience this semester by helping others at the Self-Help Web Center.
  • Submit letter of intent for the Certificate in Public Interest Law.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Institute for Law and the Humanities paper prize.

Institute for Science, Law and Technology  »

  • Research assistants needed.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall semester building and library hours, effective August 18.
  • Fall 2008 student hiring procedures.
  • Discount parking: DTC faculty, staff and students for fall 2008.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursar's Office hours.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates! Informational meeting on September 9.
  • Student assistant needed for Office of Admissions.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • September 18: Federal Sector Labor Relations & Labor Law Conference.
  • Upcoming programs in CLE.

Public Affairs  »

  • Public Affairs offers assistance in posting student organization Record announcements for the beginning of the fall term.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • 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.

NOTE: Each student organization will be responsible for posting its own announcements beginning with the October 13 issue of the Record. Information about training sessions has been sent to student organization presidents. Through the October 6 Record issue, announcements from those student organizations not posting their own Record pages will be collected together on one page. (Follow the links below to organization announcements.)

Environmental Law Society  »

  • September 9: Membership meeting, noon in room 270 and 5 p.m. in room C20. Snacks provided.
  • September 20: Foster Beach cleanup.
  • September 23: Baked goods and fresh fruit sale.

Hispanic-Latino Law Students Association  »

  • September 10: HLLSA first general body meeting, 5 p.m. in room 270.
  • September 10: Diverse Student Welcome Reception, 5:30 p.m. at Allstar's.
  • September 10: Public Defender Career Panel, 3 p.m.

Journal of Intellectual Property  »

  • September 9: General interest meeting, noon in room C35.

Society of Women in Law  »

  • September 9: Women in Law meeting, noon in room 510 and 5 p.m. in room 590. Free pizza.


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