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Headlines for the Week of September 22, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • September 22: Lewis Collens Atrium Unveiling.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes September 29, 4 p.m. and later, and no classes September 30.
  • Summer 2008 CALI Awards.
  • September 25: Presentation by the Honorable Patrick Higginbotham.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Weekly staff meeting.

Student Services †Ľ

  • October 4: Family and Friends Day.
  • Insurance information.
  • Lactation/milk expression room available.
  • How to get a replacement U-Pass.
  • Other programming.

Financial Aid  »

  • 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.
  • Attention: Bank of America borrowers.

Career Services  »

  • September 23: Alternatives to OCI: Small & Mid-Sized Firms.
  • September 24: Small & Mid-Sized Firm Job Search/Networking Strategies.
  • September 25: International law presentation on "Distinguishing Yourself Through International Law Opportunities."
  • September 25: Government Agency Career Expo.
  • September 26: Equal Justice Works annual Career Fair and Conference registration deadline.
  • September 30: Cook County Bar Association First-Year Minority Law Students Reception.
  • October 1: Presidential Management Fellowship Program.
  • October 4: Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund Inc. Seminar on Real Estate Transactions.
  • October 6: Microsoft Women & Minority Law Student IP Summit.

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  »

  • Rock the Vote t-shirts.
  • Shop for the Cure: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Greeting card sale.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Spring 2009 semester: Corporate Law Externship.
  • September 23: Judicial externships informational meeting at noon.
  • Judicial externships: Spring 2009 semester information.
  • 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:
  • OILP looking for part-time file clerk (not open to LL.M. or 1L students).
  • Concentration option for Special Program LL.M. students.
  • December grads: File a graduation application with the Registrar's Office!
  • 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: Chicago City Council Journal of the Proceedings.
  • 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  »

  • November 14: Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Conference.

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 25: Academic Success Workshop, 4 to 6 p.m. in room 590.
  • SBA President Office Hour: Wednesdays, 5 to 6 p.m. in room C88.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association  »

  • September 23: Alternatives to OCI: Small and Mid-Sized Firms, noon to 1 p.m. in room 270. Free food!
  • September 25: Mentor/mentee social, 3:30 p.m.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • September 23: Baked goods and fresh fruit sale.

Hispanic-Latino Law Student Association  »

  • September 27: Join Chicago-Kent and Race for the Cure, 8:30 a.m. in Grant Park.

Immigration Law Society  »

  • September 23: General meeting, noon in room C40. Join the Immigration Law Society for our first meeting of the year!

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • September 25: General meeting, noon in room C40. Lunch will be provided.
  • If you are interested in joining IPLS, there are membership forms on the IPLS bulletin board on the Concourse.

Jewish Decalogue Society »

  • September 23: First meeting, 11:45 a.m. in room 345. Snacks and drinks provided.

Journal of Intellectual Property »

  • September 23: Associate editor training, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
  • September 24: Associate editor training, 3 to 3:50 p.m.

Parents at Chicago-Kent Association  »

  • October 1: First meeting for new student organization, 5 p.m., second floor of the Spak.

Phi Alpha Delta  »

  • October 3: Phi Alpha Delta boat cruise, 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Everyone's invited!


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