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Headlines for the Week of October 27, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • November 3: Deadline for change of division requests.
  • November 4 and 10: ASP workshop on preparing for and taking exams.
  • Fall 2008 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • October 28 to November 12: Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • October 28 to November 12: Exam method registration.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • October 30: Presentation by Professor Christopher Schroeder on "Transparency and the Executive Branch."
  • Soy milk now available in the cafeteria.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Fall 2008 final exams.
  • October 20 to November 3: Change of division requests.
  • 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  »

  • October 28: Health law panel discussion on summer job opportunities.
  • October 28: Environmental Law Career Panel.
  • October 29 and November 3: Mandatory 1L orientation to Career Services.
  • October 30: CBA Young Lawyers Section Pro Bono and Community Service Fair.
  • November 5 and 11: Mandatory 1L resume and cover letter workshops.
  • November 10 and 12: 1L office tours.
  • November 11: Attention 1Ls & 2Ls: Preparing your PILI application.
  • November 12: ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP) panel discussion.
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) summer internships.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Take a Break with Alumni: The Value of Networking.
  • Commencement information:
    • Commencement photo sittings: Sign up by TODAY (October 27)!
    • Fall 2008 graduates.
    • Spring 2009 graduates.
    • Out-of-town graduates.
  • Apply now for the Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship. The deadline is
    December 12.
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • 2009 Roscoe Hogan Environmental Law Essay Contest.
  • Institute of Management Accountants Scholarships.
  • The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • October 31: Trick-or-treating at the 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: Externship with Illinois Attorney General.
  • 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.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.
  • October 30: Rethinking U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy panel at Union League Club of Chicago. (Free event.)
  • New LL.M. administrative memo for week eight.
  • 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.
  • IIT Thanksgiving Dinner Program.
  • English Conversation Program at IIT.
  • European Commission launches new guide to studying in Europe.
  • Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • AppleMac support.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5414.
  • CLC Web site: http://www.kentlaw.edu/clc.

Library  »

  • Library fall hours.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • Featured resource: Government Gazettes Online from around the world.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.
Faculty

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.

Graduate Program in Public Administration  »

  • Part-time student research assistant needed.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Institute for Law and the Humanities paper prize.
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.

Student Bar Association  »

  • SBA President Office Hour: Wednesdays, 5 to 6 p.m. in room C88.
  • November 13: Red Cross blood drive, 1 to 6:30 p.m. in the 10th floor event room.
  • New SBA feedback Web site!

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association »

  • October 28: Korean American Bar Association happy hour, 6 p.m.
  • November 2: Sunday dim sum, 10:30 a.m.

Environmental Law Society  »

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

Evening Law Student Society  »

  • October 31: Join the ELSS for a night of haunted bowling at Lucky Strike Lanes. RSVP.

Health Law Society  »

  • October 28: Health law panel discussion on summer job opportunities with keynote speakers.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • October 29: IPLS resume peer review session, noon to 5 p.m. in room 370.
  • If you are interested in joining IPLS, there are membership forms on the IPLS bulletin board on the Concourse.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • New Web site!
  • "Knit One, Save One" event.
  • November 6: "Wine Down the Week" with KJF.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • October 28: Hot Topics in Wage and Hour Law.
  • October 29: LELS bake sale.

Chicago-Kent Parents As Law Students (PALS)  »

  • November 2: Come join us at our kick-off reception and Halloween party.

South Asian Law Students Association  »

  • October 30: Holiday celebration, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. in the event room. Come celebrate some South Asian culture by experiencing delicious Indian food, music and cultural dances (Garba, Raas and Bhangra)!

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