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Headlines for the Week of September 29, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • October 2: Dean's Roundtable featuring Michael Skalka, Class of 1977.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes September 29, 4 p.m. and later, and no classes September 30.
  • Fire drills.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Enrollment verifications: New procedure.
  • Replacement ID cards.
  • Office hours.
  • Weekly staff meeting.

Student Services

  • 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.
  • Attention: Bank of America borrowers.
  • Disbursement process step-by-step.

Career Services  »

  • October 1: Presidential Management Fellowship Program.
  • October 16 to 19: 2008 National Latina/o Law Student Association Conference & Career Fair.
  • October 16 to 18: Advancing the Consensus: 60 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Conference at Emory School of Law in Atlanta.
  • November 6 to 7: 18th annual National Institute on ERISA Litigation.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2008 graduates.
    • Spring 2009 graduates.
    • Composite photo sittings.
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the South Suburban Bar Association Scholarship. The deadline is September 30.

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: Intellectual Property (IP) Legal Externship for IP Certificate participants.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Corporate Law Externship.
  • Judicial externships: Spring 2009 semester information.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • October 2 to 4: ILSA Fall Conference "Understanding Genocide: Prevention, Prosecution and Progress" at Vermont Law School.
  • October 4: Human rights event at DePaul University.
  • November 7: Former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour speaking at Chicago Humanities Festival.
  • New LL.M. administrative memo for week five.
  • Concentration option for Special Program LL.M. students.
  • Women's rights fellowship opportunities at Georgetown Law for international and domestic lawyers.
  • IIT Thanksgiving Dinner Program.
  • English Conversation Program at IIT.
  • European Commission launches new guide to studying in Europe.
  • New entries this week:
    • William J. Pierce Uniform State Laws Writing Contest.
    • American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Writing Competition.
    • Theodore Tannenwald Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship Writing Competition.
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: United Nations Treaty Collection.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.

Faculty Newsletters

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  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • 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  »

  • October 5: October SBA meeting, 5 p.m. in room 305.
  • SBA President Office Hour: Wednesdays, 5 p.m. in room C88.

Hispanic-Latino Law Student Association  »

  • October 1: HLLSA's fourth annual Judges' Night, 5:30 p.m. in the 10th floor event room.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • If you are interested in joining IPLS, there are membership forms on the IPLS bulletin board on the Concourse.

Kent Justice Foundation »

  • October 1: General meeting, 3 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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