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Headlines for the Week of November 17, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • November 19: Dean's Roundtable featuring Jonathan Bloom, Class of 1990.
  • November 19: "Wet with Blood" -- Professor Lori Andrews and Russell Lewis, vice president and chief historian at the Chicago History Museum.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: Thanksgiving break, November 27 to 30.
  • Fall 2008 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • Exam method registration.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Spring 2009 preliminary schedule.
  • Financial crisis primer.
  • Teaching evaluations.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • December 6: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.
  • Enrollment verifications: New procedure.
  • Replacement ID cards.
  • Office hours.
  • Weekly staff meeting.

Student Services

  • Spring teaching assistants.
  • Insurance card information.
  • Upcoming events.

Financial Aid  »

  • Fall financial aid deadline.
  • 2009-10 FAFSA reminder.

Career Services  »

  • November 19: Labor & Employment Law Professional Association Panel.
  • December 10: Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC) registration deadline.
  • December 15: New deadline for Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship. (Deadline has been extended.)
  • ABA Section of Antitrust Law Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project (summer 2009).
  • 2009 Dorsey & Whitney Diversity Fellowship.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Seeking volunteers: 2009 Class Gift Committee.
  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2008 graduates: Mandatory graduation survey.
    • Spring 2009 graduates.
    • Out-of-town graduates.
  • Career Advisor Network.
  • Apply now for the Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship. The deadline is
    December 12.
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship. The deadline is
    December 12.
  • The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Scholarship.
  • 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  »

  • Champion clothing sale: Buy one item and get the second at 50 percent off.
  • Greeting cards are 50 percent off while they last.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Spring 2009 Law Offices In-House Clinic applications.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Externship with Cook County Domestic Relations Court.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Externship with Resurrection Health Care.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Externship with Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel. 3Ls preferred.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Externship with Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Workers' Compensation Division.
  • Summer 2009 semester: Externships with U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Externship with Illinois Attorney General.
  • Spring 2009 semester: Externship with U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • New LL.M. administrative memo for week 10.
  • July 19 to August 15: 2009 Bucerius Summer Program in International Business Law.
  • 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 sdat5434.
  • CLC Web site:

Library  »

  • Thanksgiving hours.
  • Extended hours for finals.
  • Library fall hours.
  • Restricted access for exams.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • Featured resource: World Bank Documents and Reports.
  • 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.

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.
  • Thanksgiving building and library hours, Wednesday, November 26, through Saturday, November 29.
  • Regular fall building and library hours will be in effect from Sunday, November 30, through Friday, December 5.
  • Final Exam building and library hours beginning Saturday, December 6, through Monday, December 22.
  • 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.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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Student Bar Association  »

  • November 10 to 25: Chicago-Kent's annual canned food drive.
  • November 20: SBA social at Krem, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • SBA President Office Hour: Wednesdays, 5 to 6 p.m. in room C88.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association  »

  • November 20: Happy hour with Korean American Coalition, 7 to 9 p.m. at Korean Seoulfood Cafe.
  • November 21: Speaker event: "Peaceful Reunification of Two Koreas," 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Rosemont.

Education and School Law Society  »

  • November 18: Short introductory talk about school law by Professor Nancy Hablutzel, noon in room C35. Lunch provided!

Environmental Law Society  »

  • December 2: Sale of baked goods, coffee, fresh fruit, CFL light bulbs, ELS shirts and reusable mugs.

Evening Law Student Society  »

  • November 19: Exam prep panel, 5 p.m. in room C50. Exam tips for 1Ls.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • November 19: IPLS Patent Lunch Panel Discussion: Egyptian Goddess v. Swisa, noon to 1:30 p.m. in room 305.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • Check our Web site for helpful info!
  • November 18: Final bake sale of the semester!
  • November 23: "Knit One, Save One" event.

Chicago-Kent Parents As Law Students (PALS)  »

  • Surviving Law School with Kids: A Student Discussion Panel.
    • November 24: 5 p.m.
    • November 25: Noon.

Phi Alpha Delta  »

  • November 10 to 25: Chicago-Kent's annual canned food drive.

South Asian Law Students Association  »

  • November 18: Samosa sale, 11:30 a.m. in the Spak.

Student Hurricane Network  »

  • January 4 to 9: Winter break trip to New Orleans to perform recovery and social justice work.
  • Opportunity to get involved with the National Student Hurricane Network: Represent Chicago-Kent on membership calls.

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