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Headlines for the Week of September 15, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Dean's student meet-and-greet.
  • Constitution Day event: "Constitutional History of Access to Courts."

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Elective courses subject to mandatory curve.
  • Fire safety reminder.
  • Dean's student meet-and-greets.
  • Faculty advisor program for first-year students.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Pass/fail deadline.
  • Registration deadline.
  • 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 update.
  • Fall disbursement schedule.
  • Disbursement process step-by-step.
  • Kent Scholarships awarded for continuing students.
  • Attention: Bank of America borrowers.

Career Services  »

  • State, County & City Government Career Panel.
  • Prosecutor Career Panel.
  • 12th annual Prosecutorial Opportunities Symposium.
  • September 18: Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section's Meet the Committees Night and Social Hour.
  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms presents "How to Get the Job You Want After Law School."
  • First annual Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys Professional Development Panel.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • 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 18: Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section's Meet the Committees Night and Social Hour.
  • November 7: Former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour speaking at Chicago Humanities Festival.
  • Women's rights fellowship opportunities at Georgetown Law for international and domestic lawyers.
  • LL.M. administrative memo (week three): See important deadlines!
  • 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: HeinOnline's Subject Compilations of State Laws.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.

From Professor Bernadette Atuahene  »

  • Student with NVivo coding experience needed.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Student associate needed for Self-Help Web Center!
  • Student associate needed for the Center for Access to Justice & Technology!
  • 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  »

  • 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.)

Student Bar Association  »

  • September 17: SBA president office hour, 5 to 6 p.m.
  • September 25: Looking for guidance on how to prepare for classes and exams? Join us for an Academic Success Workshop, 4 to 6 p.m., room 590.
  • Congratulations to newly elected 1L representatives!

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association  »

  • September 15: Bake sale in the front lobby, 9:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • September 23: Alternatives to OCI: Small and Mid-Sized Firms. Food will be served. Room TBA.
  • September 25: Mentor/mentee social.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • September 20: Foster Beach cleanup.
  • September 23: Baked goods and fresh fruit sale.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • September 20: Volunteer opportunity at the Greater Chicago Food Depository,
    9 a.m. to noon.

South Asian Law Students Association  »

  • September 17: SALSA samosa sale, begins 11:30 a.m. in the Spak.


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