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Headlines for the Week of February 28, 2011

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Congratulations to the Moot Court Honor Society! (added 2/28/2011)
  • March 4: Great Lakes Environmental Law Symposium.
  • March 4 and 5: Chicago-Kent Lambdas LGBT Civil Rights Conference.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • February 28: Informational reception for all JD certificate programs.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Pass/fail revocation: Deadline is April 29.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Student Services

  • Academic Support Program: Spring 2011.
  • Spring U-Pass information.
  • Insurance information.
  • Academic Resource Library.

Financial Aid  »

  • Update: Spring semester scholarship status.

Bursar's Office  »

  • Tuition refund disbursement.
  • 1098-T tax forms.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund Fellowship application.
  • March 7: Registration deadline for 2011 Patent Law Interview Program.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program: Postings available now!
  • August 12: Save the date for the 2011 Cook County Bar Association (CCBA) Job Fair.
  • Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair.
  • ABA John J. Curtin Jr. Justice Fund 2011 Summer Legal Internship Program.
  • March 4 and 5: 2011 LGBT Civil Rights Conference.
  • March 4: Great Lakes Environmental Law Symposium.
  • Equal Justice Works Summer Corps: Application opens March 16.
  • LAGBAC Foundation 2011 Summer Scholarship Grant.
  • Free membership to the Legal Balance.
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Annual Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute.
  • March 1: Application deadline for Finnegan 2011-12 Diversity Scholarship for Intellectual Property.
  • March 11: U.S. Air Force JAG Corps interviews.
  • March 1: Professionalism Series: Interviewing Strategies.
  • March 2: Alternative Careers in Public Interest Law.
  • March 8: Alternative Careers Day at the CSO.
  • March 8, 9 and 10: Do you have, or hope to have, any job interviews? Sign up for a mock interview!
  • March 8: ABA Panel on Careers in Labor & Employment Law.
  • March 11: JAG Corps Career Opportunities Panel.
  • March 22: Professionalism Series: "Cite-Checking, Yes; Coffee, No: Working with Support Staff as a Law Clerk or New Attorney."
  • Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) Foundation now accepting applications for funding of unpaid communications-related legal internships.
  • Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund for Progressive Social Change.
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Minority Outreach Program.
  • Résumé Books for spring.
  • 2011 summer PILI student internship application now open for 1L students.
  • 2010-11 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information:
    • March 1: Graduation Fair.
    • March 8 and 9: Last chance for composite photo sittings.
    • Required forms: Cap and gown order form and graduate survey.
    • Your commencement timeline.
    • IIT Commencement Ceremony.
    • Out-of-town graduates.
    • Have a family member who's a graduate? Ask him or her to be your Alumni Legacy Hooder.
  • 2011 Class Gift: Update.
  • Career Advisor Network:
    • Connect with an Alumni Advisor.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Barristers' Ball 2011 Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Crusade for Education Financial Aid Programs.
  • Apply now for the Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Polish Women's Civic Club Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the 2011 Illinois Government Bar Association Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the 2011 DuPage County Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the 2011-12 Finnegan Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Asian American Bar Association for the Greater Chicago Area Law Foundation Scholarship. Deadline extended to March 15.
  • Apply now for the William McClain Scholarship, funded by the Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Bar Association.
  • Apply now for the Howard Fox Memorial Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Women for Justice Education Fund 2011 Mike Eidson Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Black Women Lawyers' Association of Chicago Essay Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's Academic Scholarship Program.

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • Enter to win free books by becoming a fan of the bookstore on Facebook!
  • Buy the textbooks you need now! The bookstore will begin returning unsold textbooks on February 28.
  • Winter clearance sale.
  • Rent your textbooks at the bookstore and save major cash.
Academics & Student Programs

JD certificate programs  »

  • February 28: Informational reception for all JD certificate programs.

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • February 28: Informational reception for all JD certificate programs.
  • LADR Certificate Program applications available.
  • Criminal Litigation Certificate Program applications available.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program:
    • March 1: Informational meeting.
  • Summer 2011 externship opportunities:
    • Real estate development and management externship.
    • Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
    • Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP.
    • Hauselman, Rappin & Olswang Ltd.
  • Fall 2011 externship opportunities:
    • Intellectual property (IP) legal externship for IP Certificate participants, Seyfarth Shaw LLP.
    • Externships with the U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois.
  • Work study job opportunity.
  • Judicial externships: Fall 2011 semesters.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.
  • Study abroad applications due March 15.
  • I-Center hours and travel signatures.

Program in Labor and Employment Law  »

  • February 28: Informational reception for all JD certificate programs.
  • March 8: ABA Outreach Program.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • New PrintAll student printer.
  • Student worker needed: Technical support assistant.
  • Web access for student Mac users.
  • Wireless connection registration instructions.
  • Help Desk hours.
  • MyIIT password reset tool.
  • IIT Print Channel on myIIT is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Apple Computer support and services documents.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat6268.

Library  »

  • Take a virtual tour of the library.
  • 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)  »

  • CALI is hiring student workers.
  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.

Westlaw  »

  • Study aid raffle continues.
  • New student representative hours.
Faculty

Faculty Newsletter

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Sign up for available volunteer time slots at the Self-Help Web Center.
  • Submit your letter of intent for the Certificate in Public Interest Law.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • February 28: Informational reception for all JD certificate programs.
  • March 8: ABA Outreach Program.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2011 building and library hours.
  • 2011 spring Chicago-Kent student hiring procedures.
  • 2011 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2011 spring semester discount parking 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  »

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

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • March 18: "Hot Topics in Contemporary Labor Relations Law" Conference.
  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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Student Bar Association  »

  • SBA to vote on amendments to its governing documents.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas  »

  • March 4 and 5: 2011 LGBT Civil Rights Conference.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • Register for the March 4 Environmental Law Symposium.
  • Come to the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyer Environmental Law Committee meetings.
  • Earth Day coming soon.
  • Register for March 29 Lobby Day.
  • Become a member of the Energy Bar Association.
  • Round Table event coming soon.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • March 1: NFL Labor Negotiations Panel, noon in room 590.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society  »

  • March 1: NFL Labor Negotiations Panel, noon in room 590.

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