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Headlines for the Week of October 19, 2009

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Congratulations!
  • October 19: Dean's Roundtable featuring Jonathan Bloom, Class of 1990.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Notice about H1N1 (swine flu).
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours and contact information.

Student Services

  • Notice about H1N1 (swine flu).
  • Student health insurance information: Insurance cards.
  • Student organization information.
  • Academic Resource Library.
  • CTA U-Pass program.
  • Upcoming programs.

Financial Aid  »

  • Did you miss the "Money Matters" workshop?
  • Perkins Loan entrance counseling requirement.

Career Services  »

  • Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship for 1Ls.
  • October 19: "Alternative Career as a Diplomat," Amy Unander discusses her career with the U.S. Department of State.
  • October 20: "Pro Bono: See What It Can Do For You."
  • October 20: "Out at Work" panel program at John Marshall.
  • October 21: "Why Go Solo? Solo Practice Career Panel."
  • October 27, October 28 and November 3: 1L mandatory Career Services Office programs.
  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms: Law Student Preparedness Series: Exam and Study Intensive.
  • Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni and Student Public Service Reception in Washington, D.C.
  • 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.
  • 2009-10 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.
  • A list of resources for 2009-10 graduates with start-date deferrals from large law firms.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information:
    • October 20 and 21: Composite photo sittings.
    • Out-of-town graduates.
  • October 19: Dean's Roundtable featuring Jonathan Bloom, Class of 1990.
  • 3Ls and 4Ls: Join the Class Gift Committee.
  • Career Advisor Network.
  • Student organization leaders: Want to connect with alumni?
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Serbian Bar Association of America Scholarship Program.
  • Apply now for the South Suburban Bar Association's Henry A. Gentile Memorial Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Mark T. Banner Scholarship for IP Law Students.

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  »

  • Legal externship: Program information.
  • Spring 2010: Accenture/DLA Piper commercial law externship.
  • Spring 2010: Externships with Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Legal Department.
  • Spring 2010: Externships with the Illinois Attorney General's Office.
  • Spring 2010: Externships with U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Spring 2010: For-credit legal externships with the U.S. Department of Justice Immigration Court.
  • Spring 2010: Externship with Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel.
  • Spring 2010: Intellectual property (IP) legal externship for IP certificate participants.
  • Exciting new opportunity: Spring 2010 for-credit externship with New Trier Partners LLC.
  • Spring 2010: Externships with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.
  • 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.
  • CASCLE Weekly Roundtable Discussion.
  • October 22 to 24: International Law Weekend in New York.
  • November 4: Special lecture on "The Nazi Obsession with Legalizing the Holocaust."
  • Using a credit card to make tuition payments: New rules after November 5.
  • 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.
  • 2009-10 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
  • New entry this week:
    • American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Writing Competition.
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 sdat5773.
  • 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 Bernadette Atuahene  »

  • Work study student with fundraising experience needed for documentary film project.

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.
  • 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  »

  • November 4: Special lecture on "The Nazi Obsession with Legalizing the Holocaust."

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • 2009-10 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
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  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • 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.

Corporate Law Society  »

  • October 26: Happy hour! Details to follow soon.

Health Law Society  »

  • October 27: Career panel, noon to 1 p.m. in room 345. Lunch provided.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • Study aid drive! Drop off your old study aids in the CSO and receive credit toward the KJF Summer Fellowship.
  • KJF catering! Let us cater your Halloween party.
  • November 17: Fall Fest Wine Event.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • October 21 and 27: "Maximizing Your Labor & Employment Law Experience at Chicago-Kent."
  • October 28: Labor and Employment Law Practitioners Panel.
  • October 28: Bowling with alumni at Lucky Strike! Costumes optional.

Women in Law  »

  • Bake sale bonanza!
  • Interested in attending Ms. JD's 3rd annual Conference on Women in Law?
  • November 5: Save the date for the Women in Law Mentorship Reception,
    5:30 p.m.

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