Chicago-Kent home page Student portal Faculty portal Staff portal About The Record Current Record headlines Publication deadlines The Record archives

Headlines for the Week of February 9, 2009

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Congratulations to the moot court team.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Fall 2008 class ranks.
  • Elective courses subject to mandatory curve.
  • ASP small group sessions.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Pass/fail election deadline.
  • Making up an incomplete grade.
  • Office hours.

Student Services

  • Academic Support Program information.
  • Black History Month.
  • U-Pass information.

Financial Aid  »

  • Chicago-Kent and Stuart scholarship update.
  • Spring disbursement process: Step-by-step.
  • Spring 2009 disbursement schedule.
  • 2009-10 FAFSA application available.
  • Spring financial aid reminder.

Career Services  »

  • Congratulations to Michelle Vodenik on the birth of her daughter.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is accepting applications for its 2009 Diversity Legal Internship Program.
  • The Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging is accepting applications for its 2009-10 Fellowship in Law & Aging.
  • The Black Women Lawyers' Association (BWLA) is accepting applications for its spring essay scholarship.
  • The Legal Studies Institute is accepting applications for its summer 2009 program in Washington, D.C.
  • February 10: Immigration Law Careers and Opportunities.
  • Finnegan Diversity Scholarship.
  • Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) Foundation is accepting applications for funding of unpaid legal internships at government agencies.
  • Registration is open for the "Working in the Public Interest: Advancing Social Justice" conference at the University of Georgia School of Law.
  • Online registration for the Rebellious Lawyering Conference is now open.
  • Political and civil service appointments in the Obama administration.
  • Department of Justice volunteer legal internship opportunities for spring and summer 2009.
  • NALP summer apartment exchange.
  • Jenner & Block summer apartment sublet service.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information for the Class of 2009:
    • March 4 is Graduation Fair Day. Order your cap and gown in person!
    • Required graduation forms.
    • Commencement photo sign-up.
  • 2009 Class Gift:
    • February 10: Class Gift project announcement!
  • Attention student organization leaders: Learn how the Alumni Association can help you!
  • Career Advisor Network.
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the DuPage County Bar Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the Illinois Judicial Council Scholarship. The deadline is March 3.
  • Apply now for the National Federation of the Blind Scholarship. The deadline is March 31.
  • Apply now for the Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship. The deadline is April 1.
  • Apply now for the Polish Women's Civic Club Scholarship. The deadline is July 1.
  • March 1: Deadline to apply for Chicago Lesbian and Gay Bar Association Scholarship.
  • March 2: Deadline to apply for ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship.
  • April 1: Deadline to apply for Illinois Government Bar Association Scholarship.
  • April 15: Deadline to apply for iModules Educational Scholarship Program.
  • Apply now for the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Scholarship.
  • 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.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Summer 2009: Externships with Chicago Transit Authority Legal Department.
  • Summer 2009: Externships with U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Summer 2009: Externships with U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
  • Summer 2009: Externships with U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.
  • Spring 2009 employment opportunity: Clerk to special master in federal court, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • Summer 2009 semester: Externship with U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration Court.
  • Summer/fall 2009 semesters: Judicial externships.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • February 11: Study abroad information session.
  • February 12 to 15: Student bailiffs needed for Midwest rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition at Chicago-Kent.
  • Administrative memo number 8.
  • Deak Award for best student article on international law.
  • March 15: Deadline to apply for study abroad in summer or fall 2009.
  • 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  »

  • Printing and e-mail/network accounts for December 2008 graduates.
  • Kentlaw e-mail forwarding now available.
  • AppleMac support.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5518.
  • CLC Web site:

Library  »

  • Library spring hours.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • Featured resource: Downtown Campus Library Research Guides.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Job opening for law student at CALI.
  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and 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.
  • Spring 2009 semester building and library hours, effective January 20.
  • Spring 2009 student hiring procedures.
  • Discount parking: DTC faculty, staff and students for 2009 spring and summer semesters.
  • 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  »

  • Upcoming CLE programs.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Call for nominations: 2009 Julia Beveridge Awards for outstanding women of the IIT community. Nominations due by February 17.
  • 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  »

  • February 11: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6:30 p.m.
  • February 18: Nominations due for the Bar & Gavel Society, Faculty Member of the Year Award, Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year Award, and Staff Member of the Year Award.
  • SBA President Office Hours: Tuesdays, 3 to 4 p.m. in room C88.

American Constitution Society  »

  • February 11: "The Impeachment of Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich," a panel discussion with Michael J. Kasper, Dean Krent and Professor Rosen, 5 p.m. in room C50.
  • February 17: Third annual Supreme Court Review and luncheon with Professor Nahmod, noon in room 170. Key cases and holdings from the Supreme Court's 2007-08 term.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association  »

  • February 12: Korean BBQ night at San Soo Gab San. Meet at school at 8:30 p.m. or meet us there at 9 p.m.

Corporate Law Society  »

  • February 11: Our first happy hour of the semester, 6 p.m. Look for an announcement regarding the location soon!

Hispanic and Latino Law Student Association  »

  • February 11: Social/meeting, 3 to 4 p.m. in room 345. Beer and pizza provided!
  • February 16: Tamale sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Immigration Law Society  »

  • February 10: Immigration Law Careers and Opportunities panel discussion, noon.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • February 11: Valentine's bake sale.
  • April 2: Save the date! Spring auction.

Student Hurricane Network  »

  • Twenty-two students and an alum attended our winter break trip: Updates and pictures.
  • Spring break trip to volunteer in New Orleans: Spots are filling up quickly, so sign up soon if you want to go!
  • Opportunity to get involved with the national network: Represent Chicago-Kent on membership calls.

indicates a new or updated headline in this issue.**


.: Office of the Dean

.: Student Services

.: Academics & Student Programs

.: Computing & Info Services

.: Faculty

.: Institutes & Centers

.: Administrative Offices/General

.: Student Organizations


.: Main Chicago-Kent event

.: Academic calendar

.: CLE calendar

.: Alumni event calendar

.: Admissions calendar


.: Student portal

.: Faculty portal

.: Staff portal


.: Publication schedule

.: Publication deadlines

.: The Record Archives

.: Contact The Record

Chicago-Kent home page Student portal Faculty portal Staff portal About The Record Current Record headlines Publication deadlines The Record archives