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Headlines for the Week of October 6, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • October 10: 2008 Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture featuring Professor Harold H. Bruff of the University of Colorado School of Law.
  • October 13: Deanís Roundtable featuring Lee D. Augsburger, Class of 1987.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes October 8, 4 p.m. and later, and no classes October 9.
  • October 14 and 15: ASP workshop on outlining.
  • Reminder about IIT's political activity policy.
  • October 7: Flu shots.
  • Lawyers' Assistance Program dinner.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

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

Student Services †Ľ

  • October 7: Flu shots.
  • Insurance cards.
  • Upcoming events.

Financial Aid  »

  • October 6: Financial Aid Office closed for training.
  • Don't forget to accept your awards.
  • Attention: Bank of America borrowers.
  • Disbursement process step-by-step.

Career Services  »

  • October 14: "From the Courtroom to the Boardroom: Using Your Law Degree in the Business World."
  • 2009 McAndrews Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship.
  • ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2008 graduates.
    • Spring 2009 graduates.
    • Out-of-town graduates.
    • October 28 to 30: Commencement photo sittings.
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

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: Externship with U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Judicial Externship with U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration Court.
  • 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:
  • 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.
  • October 13: Welcome back pizza party!
  • Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
  • New entries this week:
    • Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
    • Roscoe Hogan Environmental Essay Contest.
    • ASCAP Nathan Burkan Memorial 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: Global Legal Monitor.
  • 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 Law and the Workplace  »

  • October 13: Welcome back pizza party!

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  »

  • Reminder: Beginning next week, all student organizations will be responsible for posting their own Record announcements.
  • 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  »

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

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association »

  • October 8: General meeting, 4 p.m.
  • October 9: Mixer with Asian-American Bar Association and Indian-American Bar Association, 6 to 8 p.m., at Lizzie McNeil's.
  • October 13: Chinese food sale, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the lobby.
  • October 25: 2008 Career Panel and Resume Workshop, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to ALL students.

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 7: Bake sale in the lobby. Proceeds help fund KJF summer fellowships.


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