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Headlines for the Week of September 14, 2009

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • September 15: Dean's Student Meet-and-Greet.
  • September 16: Constitution Day.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes September 19.
  • Notice about H1N1 (swine flu).
  • Dean's Student Meet-and-Greet.
  • Faculty speaker series.
  • London Law Consortium: Brochures available.
  • September 16: Constitution Day talk by Professor Mark Rosen.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • February 2010 and July 2010 Illinois bar applications.
  • Multistate professional responsibility exam (MPRE).
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours and contact information.
  • Application for graduation: Deadline extended!

Student Services

  • Student organization information.
  • Notice about H1N1 (swine flu).
  • Family and Friends Day.
  • Student health insurance information.
  • Academic Resource Library.
  • CTA U-Pass program.
  • Student business cards.
  • Upcoming programs:
    • September 16: Mentor/Mentee Social.
    • October 2: Lee National Denim Day.

Financial Aid  »

  • Discover student loan program changes.
  • Financial Aid Title IV funds disbursement.
  • Perkins Loan promissory note information.
  • Don't forget to accept your awards.
  • Fall 2009 disbursement schedule.
  • Fall loan disbursement process: Step-by-step.
  • Federal work study information.
  • 2009-10 scholarship status.
  • Chase removed from lender list.
  • New promissory note required for 2009-10.
  • 2009-10 financial aid deadline.

Career Services  »

  • CSO seeks student worker(s).
  • OCI update.
  • September 15: Application deadline for Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program.
  • Career programs on government, public interest law, small and mid-sized firms, and alternative careers run through October 8.
  • September 15: State, County and City Government Careers Program.
  • September 16: Prosecutor Career Panel.
  • September 22: Professionalism Series Part I: Dress for Success with Brooks Brothers.
  • September 23: Small & Mid-Sized Firm Panel.
  • September 29: Kimm Walton, author, "Guerilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams."
  • October 5 to 9: Alumni/Student ConneKtions Week.
  • Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair: Register and apply with employers now through September 14.
  • Chicago Bar Association: Career Productivity Series.
  • September 17: Government Agency Career Expo.
  • September 18: Cook County State's Attorney's Office Minority Law Student Reception.
  • October 7: Law Student Preparedness Series: "Get the Job You Want After Law School."
  • Illinois State Bar Association Standing Committee on Women and the Law Networking Event.
  • Ms. JD's 3rd annual Conference on Women in the Law.
  • 2009 Conference of the National Latino/a Law Student Association.
  • Asian American Bar Association: 2009 Law Student Career Forum.
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Fall 2009 Career Fair.
  • 3rd annual Student Health Law Conference.
  • Law and War: An International Humanitarian Law Workshop.
  • Political Campaign Training: A Road Map to Election Victory.
  • Illinois Attorney General's Office seeking law student externs/clerks.
  • Judicial clerkship opportunity with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit--applications accepted starting September 8.
  • Proctor & Gamble Virtual Online Diversity Career Fair.
  • Fall judicial externship opportunities in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
  • 2009-10 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.
  • Video on "Managing a Legal Career Transition in Tough Times."
  • Urban Debate Advocacy Fellowship for recent graduates.
  • A list of resources for 2009-10 graduates with start-date deferrals from large law firms.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • October 5 to 9: Alumni/Student ConneKtions Week.
  • September 15: Attention student organization leaders: Learn how the Alumni Association can help you!
  • Apply now for the Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship.
  • Brown Bag Lunch with Alumni: "Tax Law: Careers Beyond the Numbers."
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Latham & Watkins LLP 5th annual Diversity Scholars Program.
  • Apply now for the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Bookstore news:
    • Eco-friendly tote bags for sale.
    • Discounts on general reading materials.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Spring 2010 semester: Externships with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.
  • Judicial externships: Spring 2010 semester.
  • Spring 2010 semester: Externships with U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

Legal Research and Writing Program  »

  • Winner of 2009 SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award.
  • First administrative memo for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • Using a credit card to make tuition payments: New rules after November 5.
  • October 16, 17 and 18: International Humanitarian Law Workshop in Chicago.
  • October 22 to 24: International Law Weekend in New York.
  • Stipend-supported summer program in Germany for 2010.
  • New entry this week:
    • International Ombudsman Association Student Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Reminder: How to access Chicago-Kent's wireless network.
  • New support and services documents for Apple computers.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5736.
  • CLC Web site:

Library  »

  • Library hours for the fall semester.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • Secure your personal property in the library!
  • 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  »

  • September 15: Informational meeting about opportunities at CAJT.
  • Opportunities available with A2J Author Student Editorial Board.
  • Student volunteers needed for the Self-Help Web Desk at the Daley Center.
  • 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  »

  • September 16: Welcome back pizza party!
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library fall hours, effective August 17.
  • Fall 2009 student hiring procedures.
  • Discount parking: DTC faculty, staff and students for the fall 2009 semester.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursar's Office hours.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Student assistant needed for Office of Admissions for fall 2009.
  • September 15: Informational meeting on joining the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • September 17: 27th annual Federal Sector Labor Relations & Labor Law Conference.
  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Public Affairs offers assistance in posting student organization Record announcements for the beginning of the fall term.
  • 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.

NOTE: Each student organization will be responsible for posting its own announcements beginning with the October 12 issue of the Record. Information about training sessions has been sent to student organization presidents. Through the October 5 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.)

A2J Author Student Editorial Board  »

  • September 15: Informational meeting about opportunities at the Center for Access to Justice and Technology, 1 p.m. in room 270.
  • Opportunities available with A2J Author Student Editorial Board.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas  »

  • September 15: Lambdas 1L lunch, noon in room C35.

Christian Legal Society  »

  • September 15: "Surviving Law School Without Losing Your Soul," 12:45 p.m. in room 547. Newcomers are invited.

Environmental Law Moot Court Team  »

  • Invitation to join the Environmental Law Moot Court Team.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • September 16: First general meeting, 3 p.m. and again at 5:30 p.m. in room 370.
  • September 19: Beach clean-up at Hyde Park's 63rd Street Beach.

Immigration Law Society  »

  • September 23: Speaker event on Guantánamo and human rights policy.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • September 15: Bake sale in the lobby.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • September 15: Go to dinner with LELS executive board members.


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