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Headlines for the Week of November 2, 2009

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • November 2: Dean's Roundtable featuring Arthur J. Morris, Class of 1971.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Notice about H1N1 (swine flu).
  • Change of division requests: Deadline November 6.
  • Fall 2009 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam conflict/reschedule requests: November 5 - 13.
    • Exam method registration: November 5 - 13.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • November 3 and 4: ASP workshops: "Preparing for and Taking Exams."
  • November 5: Program on "Fred Hampton, Police Violence, Racism & the Law" at Northwestern.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Fall 2009 final exams.
  • Change of division requests: Deadline November 6.
  • 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?

Career Services  »

  • November 9 and 10: 1L mandatory resume and cover letter programs.
  • November 5: "Meet the Public Service Employers" reception.
  • November 9 and 11: 1L office tours.
  • November 11: "Preparing Your Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Summer Applications."
  • November 12: Chicago Bar Association's "How to Perform an Effective Job Search."
  • November 17: ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program (JIOP) panel discussion.
  • November 18: Professionalism Series: "Networking for the Legal Career of Your Dreams."
  • Ms. JD's 3rd annual Conference on Women in the Law.
  • 2009-10 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.
  • Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship for 1Ls.
  • McAndrews, Held & Malloy 2010 Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship summer program for 1Ls.
  • 2010 Roscoe Hogan Environmental Law Essay Contest.
  • A list of resources for 2009-10 graduates with start-date deferrals from large law firms.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information:
    • Your Commencement is Sunday, May 16, 2010.
    • Fall 2009 Graduate Survey.
    • Out-of-town graduates.
  • 3Ls and 4Ls: Join the 2010 Class Gift Committee.
  • November 2: Dean's Roundtable featuring Arthur J. Morris, Class of 1971.
  • Career Advisor Network.
  • Student organization leaders: Want to connect with alumni?
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the McAndrews, Held & Malloy 2010 Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship.
  • Apply now for the South Suburban Bar Association's Henry A. Gentile Memorial 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  »

  • Law Offices: In-House Clinic applications now available.
  • Legal externship: Program information.
  • Spring 2010 for-credit externships:
    • U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    • Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Workers' Compensation Division.
    • Office of the Special Deputy State's Attorney.
    • Chicago Transit Authority Legal Department.
    • Disability law legal externship opportunity.
    • Accenture/DLA Piper commercial law externship.
    • Illinois Attorney General's Office.
    • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
    • Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel.
    • Intellectual property (IP) legal externship for IP certificate participants.
    • New Trier Partners LLC.
    • 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.
  • Third administrative memo for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • CASCLE Weekly Roundtable Discussion.
  • 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 6: Free immigration conference at Navy Pier.
  • 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:
    • Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Time change: CST.
  • SofTest compatibility with Windows 7.
  • CLC loaner laptops for students must be returned by November 16.
  • Revised Web hosting policies.
  • Reminder: Apple Computer support and services documents.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5785.
  • CLC Web site: http://www.kentlaw.edu/clc.

Library  »

  • Restricted access during final exams.
  • 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  »

  • November 13: 25th annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Conference. (Added 11/2/09.)
  • 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  »

  • Institute for Illinois Business Law research opportunity: Assist the institute with drafting business legislation for the state of Illinois.
  • November 9: CLS happy hour, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at District Bar, 170 W. Ontario. Meet alumni and network.
  • November 10: CLS Roundtable with Angie Frye '97, general counsel for Verizon Wireless, and Michele Krause '94 from the law firm of Ginsberg Jacobs.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • Announcing Roundtable Tuesdays!
  • November 3: Lunch with the Illinois Pollution Control Board.
  • November 10: Lunch with the Alliance for the Great Lakes.
  • November 17 Lunch with the U.S. EPA, Region Five.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • November 4: General meeting, 3 p.m. in room 590.

Women in Law  »

  • November 4: WIL general and "Vagina Monologues" meeting!
  • 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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