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Headlines for the Weeks of May 17 & 24, 2010

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Enjoy the summer!

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Notice to graduating seniors:
    • E-mail and network accounts.
    • Clearing out lockers.
  • Summer 2010 term information:
    • Classroom assignments.
    • Initial reading assignments.
    • Pass/fail for summer classes.
  • Fall 2010 initial reading assignments and course materials.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Pass/fail for summer classes.
  • Office hours.

Student Services

  • Student organization transitioning handbook.
  • Orientation leaders wanted.
  • Counseling services.

Financial Aid  »

  • Summer disbursement schedule.
  • Accepting summer awards.
  • Summer financial aid.
  • Deadlines: Summer semester.
  • Lender deadlines.
  • Exit counseling.
  • Private loan requirements.
  • 2010-11 FAFSA.

Career Services  »

  • CSO seeks student worker.
  • Verizon Wireless Midwest Area Summer Legal Internship Program.
  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms: Law Student Preparedness Series: "Tips for Summer Associates."
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell and Berkowitz 2010 Diversity Scholarship.
  • Vault/MCCA Legal Diversity Career Fair.
  • Bay Area Diversity Career Fair.
  • Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair.
  • 2010 Tri-State Diversity Recruiting Program.
  • Congratulations to Susan DeCostanza on the birth of her son.
  • August 11 to 13: WealthCounsel Estate Planning Symposium.
  • Reed Smith 2010 Diverse Scholars Program.
  • The National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Bar Association Annual Career Fair and Conference.
  • May 17: Application deadline for Reproductive Justice Fellowship Program.
  • Registration is now open for the Cook County Bar Association (CCBA) Minority Law Student Job Fair.
  • Federal work study at community-based organizations available in summer 2010.
  • The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts' 47th annual conference.
  • IMPACT Career Fair for Law Students and Attorneys with Disabilities.
  • Registration now open for the Boston Lawyers Group 2010 Job Fairs for Law Students of Color.
  • National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair.
  • Registration now open for the Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair.
  • Registration now open for the Indianapolis Bar Association 2010 Diversity Job Fair.
  • The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area: Opportunities for volunteer attorneys and deferred associates.
  • NALP Summer Apartment Exchange website.
  • U.S. Department of Justice volunteer legal internships for summer 2010.
  • 2009-10 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.
  • Institute for Justice Summer Law Clerk Program.
  • A list of resources for 2009-10 graduates with start-date deferrals from large law firms.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Class of 2010:
    • E-mail and network accounts expire August 2.
    • Post-Bar Party: July 28.
    • Class Gifts: Thank you to our donors!
  • Chicago-Kent is LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Albert Pick Jr. Fund Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Chicago Bar Foundation Marovitz Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund.
  • Apply now for the Little Village Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Kane County Bar Foundation Law School Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the Asian American Bar Association for the Greater Chicago Area Law Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Essex County Bar Association Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Crusade for Education Financial Aid Program.
  • Apply now for the Polish Women's Civic Club Inc. Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the 2010 Justinian Scholarship Award.
  • Seventh World Conference on Nonsmokers' Rights Writing Contest.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Greeting cards for Father's Day and graduation in stock.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Summer/Fall 2010 Semester Legal Externship Program:
    • For additional summer/fall externship opportunities, you may consult Symplicity or see Professor Gross.
  • Fall 2010 Semester Legal Externship Program:
    • Cook County Domestic Relations Court (4 credit hours).
    • Mitsui Rail Capital LLC (for credit only).
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • Congratulations, 2010 LL.M. graduates!
  • Sixth administrative memo for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • Using a credit card to make tuition payments: New rules went into effect in November 2009.
  • Student Tamara Starks awarded first Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
  • The ABA Section on Dispute Resolution Annual Law Student Writing Competition.
  • The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers 2010 Law Student Writing Competition.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • "C-K Dialup" service has been discontinued.
  • New myIIT password reset tool.
  • IIT Print Channel on myIIT is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Revised Web hosting policies.
  • Reminder: Apple Computer support and services documents.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5981.

Library  »

  • Summer library hours.
  • 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)  »

  • May 21: Join us for the Law.Gov workshop at Chicago-Kent.
  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.

From Professor Bernadette Atuahene  »

  • Looking for summer research assistant.
  • Documentary film organization seeks student intern with grant-writing experience.

From Professor Robert Knowles  »

  • Seeking part-time research assistant this summer for foreign affairs and national security law projects.

Faculty Newsletter

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Volunteer this summer at the Self-Help Web Center.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • Student Tamara Starks awarded first Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Summer building and library hours, effective Monday, May 17.
  • 2010 spring Chicago-Kent student hiring procedures.
  • Reminder: A new payroll authorization must be completed each term for international student workers.
  • 2010 summer semester discounted parking rates for DTC faculty, staff and students.
  • 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.
  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • June 3: 29th annual Conference on Not-For-Profit Organizations.
  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Summer 2010 Record publication schedule.
  • Record templates available for students and staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
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