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Headlines for the Week of September 28, 2009

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • October 5 to 9: Alumni/Student ConneKtions Week. Network and connect with Chicago-Kent alumni.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes September 28.
  • Notice about H1N1 (swine flu).
  • ASP workshop on outlining.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours and contact information.

Student Services

  • Updated: Notice about H1N1 (swine flu).
  • Student organization information.
  • Family and Friends Day.
  • Academic Resource Library.
  • CTA U-Pass program.
  • Student business cards.
  • Student health insurance information.
  • Upcoming programs:
    • October 2: Lee National Denim Day.
    • October 8: Etiquette Dinner.

Financial Aid  »

  • Perkins Loan entrance counseling requirement.
  • 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.

Career Services  »

  • September 29: Kimm Walton, author, "Guerilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams."
  • September 30: Presidential Management Fellowship Program.
  • October 5 to 9: Alumni/Student ConneKtions Week.
  • October 6: Practice Area Panels--Intellectual Property, Labor and Law, Family Law and Bankruptcy.
  • October 7: "Legal Careers in Non-Firm Settings." Co-sponsored with the Evening Law Student Society.
  • October 8: Practice Area Panels--Public Interest, Corporate, Litigation and Alternative Careers.
  • October 8: Etiquette Dinner.
  • October 12: Brown Bag Lunch with Alumni: "Tax Law: Careers Beyond the Numbers."
  • October 14: Professionalism Series Part 2: "Putting Your Best Face on Facebook--Social Networking Online."
  • Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni and Student Public Service Reception in Washington, D.C.
  • Student Debt Relief Webinar Series: "Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Loan Repayment Assistance Programs from A to Z."
  • Presidential Management Fellowship application period: October 1 to 15.
  • Chicago Bar Association: Career Productivity Series.
  • October 7: Law Student Preparedness Series: "Get the Job You Want After Law School."
  • October 22 to 24: International Law Weekend in New York.
  • Illinois State Bar Association Standing Committee on Women and the Law Networking Event.
  • Ms. JD's 3rd annual Conference on Women in the Law.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • October 1: Proctor & Gamble Virtual Online Diversity Career Fair.
  • 2009-10 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.
  • 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  »

  • Apply now for the Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship. Applications due
    October 1!
  • October 5 to 9: Alumni/Student ConneKtions Week.
  • October 6: Practice Area Panels--Intellectual Property, Labor and Law, Family Law and Bankruptcy.
  • October 8: Practice Area Panels--Public Interest, Corporate, Litigation and Alternative Careers.
  • October 8: Etiquette Dinner.
  • October 12: Brown Bag Lunch with Alumni: "Tax Law: Careers Beyond the Numbers."
  • Student organization leaders: Want to connect with alumni?
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Mark T. Banner Scholarship for IP Law Students.
  • Apply now for the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois Scholarship.
  • 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  »

  • Exciting new opportunity: Spring 2010 for-credit externship with New Trier Partners LLC.
  • Spring 2010 semester: Externships with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.
  • Judicial externships: Spring 2010 semester.
    • September 30: Informational meeting.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.
  • Second administrative memo for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • September 29 and October 6: Study abroad info session. (Please note new date.)
  • September 30: Program on "Impunity in Colombia: One Woman's Story."
  • CASCLE Weekly Roundtable Discussions.
  • 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.
  • November 23: Panel to discuss need for Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Rwanda, Congo and the Great Lakes Region in Africa.
  • Stipend-supported summer program in Germany for 2010.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Revised Web hosting policies.
  • Reminder: Apple Computer support and services documents.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5751.
  • CLC Web site: http://www.kentlaw.edu/clc.

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

From Professor Ron Staudt  »

  • Center for Access to Justice & Technology seeks student to serve as Access to Justice Guided Interview program manager.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • CAJT seeks student to serve as Access to Justice Guided Interview program manager.
  • 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  »

  • October 2: Architectural history tour of IIT's Main Campus.
  • November 4: Lecture on Nazi philosophy of law by Professor Harry Reicher of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • September 30: Program on "Impunity in Colombia: One Woman's Story."
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  »

  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • October 2: Current Issues in Financial Services Law.
  • 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  »

  • Opportunities available with A2J Author Student Editorial Board.

Christian Legal Society  »

  • September 29: Lunch and discussion, 12:45 p.m.

Evening Law Student Society  »

  • October 7: "Legal Careers in Non-Firm Settings." Co-sponsored with the Career Services Office.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • Congratulations to our new 1L representatives!

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • October 6 and 7: Student panel, "Maximizing Your Labor & Employment Law Experience at Kent!"

 

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