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Headlines for the Week of October 13, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • October 13: Dean's Roundtable featuring Lee D. Augsburger, Class of 1987.
  • October 15: Order of the Coif Distinguished Visitor lecture featuring David Wilkins.
  • October 17: Dean's Roundtable featuring Ted Koenig, Class of 1983.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • October 14 and 15: ASP workshops on outlining.
  • January 22: Illinois bar exam informational sessions.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy (January session): Seats still available.
  • October 15: Order of the Coif Distinguished Visitor lecture featuring David Wilkins.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

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

Student Services

  • Insurance cards.
  • Upcoming events.

Financial Aid  »

  • Don't forget to accept your awards.
  • Attention: Bank of America borrowers.
  • Disbursement process step-by-step.

Career Services  »

  • Staff changes and additions.
  • October 21: "From the Courtroom to the Boardroom: Using Your Law Degree in the Business World."
  • CBA Young Lawyers Section Pro Bono and Community Service Fair.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Apply now for the Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship. The deadline is December 12.
  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2008 graduates.
    • Spring 2009 graduates.
    • Out-of-town graduates.
    • October 28 to 30: Commencement photo sittings.
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship. The deadline is
    December 12.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Halloween contest.
  • Rock the Vote t-shirts.
  • Shop for the Cure: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Greeting cards are 50 percent off while they last.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Spring 2009 semester: Judicial Externship with U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration Court.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Externship with U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Intellectual Property (IP) Legal Externship for IP Certificate participants.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Corporate Law Externship.
  • 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.
  • 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: LexisNexis Congressional.
  • 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  »

  • 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 13 to 17: Kids Korner Book Drive in the lobby.
  • Dean review student meetings:
    • October 14: Noon to 1 p.m. in room 305.
    • October 15: 3 to 4 p.m. in room 370.
    • October 20: 4 to 6 p.m. in room C50.
  • Cook County State's Attorney forums:
    • October 16: Tony Peraica (R), noon in the auditorium.
    • October 21: Anita Alvarez (D), noon in the auditorium.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association »

  • 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.
  • October 28: Korean American Bar Association happy hour, 6 p.m.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • October 28: Environmental Law Careers speaker panel featuring the EPA's regional counsel.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

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

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund  »

  • October 14: Dog Adoption Day, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the lobby. We will have dogs for adoption, items for sale by donation and free food.


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