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Headlines for the Week of November 30, 2009

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • ABA Labor & Employment Trial Competition regional champions.
  • Thomas Tang Nationals.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: Final week of classes.
  • Spring 2010 schedule and registration:
    • Final spring 2010 schedule and registration bulletin.
    • Changes/corrections to schedule.
    • Registration instructions.
    • Registration for first-year students.
    • Graduating students: Reduced loads and tuition discounts.
  • Fall 2009 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
    • Exam emergencies.
    • Consulting laptops during exams.
    • Cell phones during exams.
    • Access to computer labs during exams.
    • Exam method notices.
  • Notice about H1N1 (swine flu).
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Spring 2010 schedule.
  • Office hours and contact information.

Student Services

  • Notice about H1N1 (swine flu).
  • ASP spring teaching assistants.
  • Student health insurance information: Insurance cards.
  • Academic Resource Library.
  • CTA U-Pass program.

Financial Aid  »

  • Fall financial aid deadlines.
  • Attention fall graduates: Federal loan exit counseling.
  • Did you miss the "Money Matters" workshop?

Career Services  »

  • Federal work study at community-based organizations.
  • Georges Fellowship for Conservation at the Shedd Aquarium.
  • Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship Program.
  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms: Sweet Home Chicago Reception and Panel Program.
  • The Chicago Bar Association presents "Opening a Law Firm."
  • December 10: Application deadline for Delaware Minority Job Fair for First-Year Law Students.
  • December 10: Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC) registration deadline.
  • 2009-10 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.
  • U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois, summer 2010 intern program.
  • 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.
  • ABA $1,000 Mediation Video Contest.
  • 2010 Ella Baker Summer Internship Program.
  • Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project (summer 2010).
  • Harter Secrest & Emery 1L Scholarship and paid 10-week summer associate position.
  • Institute for Justice Summer Law Clerk Program.
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) paid summer internships.
  • ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.
  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Minority Law Student Summer Intern Program for 1Ls.
  • 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.
    • Due December 11: Fall 2009 Graduate Survey.
    • Out-of-town graduates.
  • November 30: 2010 Class Gift Committee meeting.
  • 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.

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 lottery results.
  • Legal externship: Program information.
  • Summer 2010 for-credit externships:
    • U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • Spring 2010 for-credit externships:
    • Illinois Department of Insurance.
    • Loyola University Health System, Legal Department, in Maywood, Illinois.
    • Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Workers' Compensation Division.
    • Disability law legal externship opportunity.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers Writing Competition for Law Students 2009-10.
  • Third administrative memo for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • Exam directions for all LL.M. and exchange students.
  • Reminder: Travel signatures needed for holiday travel.
  • December 8: LL.M. holiday and December grad celebration.
  • Using a credit card to make tuition payments: New rules after November 5.
  • Stipend-supported summer program in Germany for 2010.
  • 2009-10 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Information about taking fall 2009 exams on computer.
  • Revised Web hosting policies.
  • Reminder: Apple Computer support and services documents.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5813.
  • CLC Web site:

Library  »

  • Restricted access during final exams.
  • Library hours for finals.
  • 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 Newsletter

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Self-Help Web Center in the Daley Center seeks work-study and student volunteers over winter break.
  • Submit letter of intent for the Certificate in Public Interest Law.

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.
  • Regular fall building and library hours will be in effect from Sunday, November 29, through Friday, December 4.
  • Final exam building and library hours, beginning Saturday, December 5, through Monday, December 21.
  • Fall 2009 student hiring procedures.
  • Discount parking: DTC faculty, staff and students for the fall 2009 semester.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips:
    • Credit card cancellation information.
  • 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.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • December 4: Please join us for a study break/student appreciation lunch, noon to 1 p.m. in room 580.
  • December 2: Mustache Party planning meeting, 3 p.m. in room C74. Contact us for more information.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • December 2: Institute for Law in the Workplace Faculty Appreciation Program.

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