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Headlines for the Weeks of May 18 & 25, 2009

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Advanced Legal Studies certificate program for graduating students and alumni.
  • Enjoy the summer!

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Notice to graduating seniors:
    • E-mail and network accounts.
    • Clearing out lockers.
  • Summer 2009 term information:
    • Classroom assignments.
    • Initial reading assignments.
  • Research assistant opportunities for continuing students.
  • Fall 2009 registration.
  • Fall 2009 initial reading assignments and course materials.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Fall 2009 registration.
  • Spring 2010 preliminary schedule.
  • Office hours.

Student Services

  • Student business cards.
  • Student organization transitioning.
  • Orientation leaders.
  • Counseling services.

Financial Aid  »

  • Newly updated lender list.
  • Spring financial aid deadline.
  • Summer financial aid deadline.
  • Summer financial aid awards available.
  • Did you miss the repayment plan workshop?
  • Summer awarding information.
  • Graduate PLUS loan repayment answers.

Career Services  »

  • Registration deadline for the Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair extended to May 22.
  • Temporary judicial clerkship or externship opportunity with the Illinois Appellate Court.
  • May 19: Chicago Nonprofit Career Fair.
  • May 20: Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section networking event.
  • Chicago Bar Association: Recession Recovery Career Series.
  • Reed Smith is accepting applications for its Diverse Scholars Program.
  • Baker Donelson is accepting applications for its diversity scholarship.
  • LexisNexis ASPIRE program for deferred law firm hires and other 2009 graduates pursuing public service work.
  • Judicial clerkship opportunity with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
  • Web access for policy, political and human rights jobs.
  • Urban Debate Advocacy Fellowship for recent graduates.
  • Additional resources and potential opportunities for recent graduates.
  • Password-protected sites now available through Symplicity.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Announcements for the Class of 2009:
    • Welcome to the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association!
    • Alumni Online Community and e-mail forwarding.
    • Commencement video and photos online.
    • July 29: Post-Bar party at Rock Bottom Brewery.
  • 2009 Class Gift:
    • Congratulations. Your final total is more than $6,700!
  • Career Advisor Network.
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the American Association for Justice Scholarship Program.
  • Apply now for the Attorney CPA Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Kane County Bar Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Minority Corporate Counsel Association Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the DuPage County Justinian Society of Lawyers Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Defense Research Institute Diversity Scholarship.
  • Enter now for the Nonsmokers' Rights Essay Contest.
  • Apply now for the Knights of Dabrowski Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the Jeremy Protas LGBT Patent Law Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Polish Women's Civic Club Scholarship. The deadline is July 1.
  • The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Summer 2009 Law Offices In-House Clinic information.
  • Fall 2009: Corporate externship.
  • Summer/fall 2009: For-credit legal externships with Chicago Transit Authority Office of the President.
  • Fall 2009: Externships with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago--new due date.
  • Fall 2009: Externships with Cook County Domestic Relations Court.
  • Fall 2009: Externships with Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
  • Fall 2009: Externships with Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel.
  • Fall 2009: Externships with Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Workers' Compensation Division.
  • Fall 2009: Externships with Chicago Transit Authority Legal Department--new due date.
  • Fall 2009: Externships with U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement--new due date.
  • Fall 2009: Externships with U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights--new due date.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • Administrative memo number 11.
  • Council for American Students in International Negotiations (CASIN) official newsletter.
  • Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution call for papers.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Print account balances will be reset on May 19.
  • Printing and e-mail/network accounts for May 2009 and December 2008 graduates.
  • E-mail forwarding for Chicago-Kent alumni available through the Office of Alumni Relations.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5615.
  • CLC Web site:

Library  »

  • Library summer 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)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.
  • Summer research assistant needed.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and 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 Science, Law and Technology  »

  • Research assistants needed for summer 2009.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours during Commencement 2009, May 16 and May 17.
  • Building and library summer hours, effective May 18.
  • 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  »

  • June 5: 28th annual Conference on Not-For-Profit Organizations.
  • Upcoming CLE programs.

Public Affairs  »

  • Summer 2009 Record publication schedule.
  • Record templates available for students and staff.

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.

Education and School Law Society  »

  • Congratulations to Jessica Collett for being re-elected ESLS co-chair of external affairs!

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • Congratulations to the 2009-10 LELS executive board!
  • Be an LELS class representative in 2009-10.

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