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Headlines for the Week of February 18, 2013

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

Ask the Dean  »

  • Why do we need to complete 54 credit hours before we can meet our seminar requirement? Is there a way that students could be allowed to complete this requirement earlier on some sort of case-by-case basis?
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • March 6: Informational reception for all J.D. certificate programs.
  • Additional fall 2012 CALI winners.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Spring 2013 semester information.
  • Pass/fail elections.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Student Services  »

  • Student health insurance information.
  • Academic Support Program.
  • Academic Resource Library.
  • Student business cards.
  • Counseling Center information.

Financial Aid  »

  • 2013-14 FAFSA reminder.

Bursar's Office  »

  • New cashier office hours.
  • Financial aid refunds.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Résumé Books for spring semester: Opt in today!
  • Make-up procedures for mandatory 1L orientations.
  • Mandatory meetings for rising 2Ls and 3Ls.
  • New CSO resource: Videoconferencing for video interviews.
  • CSO program videos now available online!
  • OCI and job fairs: Don't forget to report callbacks and offers!
  • "How to Succeed" programs begin in February.
  • February 19: Women's event: "What I Wish I Had Known When I Was in Your Shoes."
  • February 20: Entrepreneurial Law Society inaugural alumni panel presentation.
  • February 21: Practice Tracks Career Fair Program.
  • February 26: "The Art of Self-Promotion" law student event and networking reception.
  • February 26: "How to Succeed in Your Summer Job: Government Agencies."
  • February 27: Child and Family Law Society Alumni Networking Event.
  • February 27: Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago: Interview Advantage: Résumé and writing workshop with mock interviews.
  • February 28: Twin Cities Diversity in Practice dinner at Carnivale.
  • February 28: "The Global Regulation of Financial Markets" compliance event.
  • March 5: Recent Graduates Find Success, a program for graduating 3Ls and 4Ls.
  • Video on managing a legal career transition in tough times.
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI): Applications now open for 2Ls and 1Ls.
  • 2013 AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Minority Outreach Program.
  • SummerCorps applications for 1Ls and 2Ls open December 18.
  • State of Illinois Department of Human Services Summer 2013 Legal Fellowship.
  • City of Chicago Department of Law 2013 Summer Law Clerk Program: Deadline extended to March 1.
  • AABA Foundation 2012-13 Scholarship.
  • March 2013 Law Student Writing Contest: Labor Law.
  • Black Women Lawyers' Association Spring Essay Scholarship.
  • Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois 1L Scholarship and fellowship opportunities.
  • Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest.
  • Zelle Hofmann 2013 Diversity in Law Scholarship.
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law: Annual Law Student Writing Competition for 2012-13.
  • Register now for Loyola Patent Law Interview Program, August 1 and 2.
  • Registration now open for RebLaw 2013 (Rebellious Lawyering Conference) at Yale Law School.
  • Updated Vermont Guide to State Judicial Clerkships.
  • 2012-13 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.
  • 2011-12 Guide to Internships & Fellowships in Reproductive Rights & Justice.
  • Web access for policy, political and human rights jobs.
  • Access the BYU Intercollegiate Job Bank password-protected sites now available on Symplicity.
  • Law Bulletin weekly online employment bulletin.
  • Alumni Career Advisor Network.
  • International Career Employment Weekly Online.
  • PSLawNet Resource is becoming PSJD.
  • PSLawNet Fellowship Corner.
  • Free membership to Legal Balance.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information:
    • March 6: Grad Info Day.
    • March 6 and 7: Last chance to sit for your graduation photo!
    • May 7: Grad Fest.
    • Caps and gowns.
    • Commencement ceremony: Sunday, May 19.
    • Information for out-of-town graduates.
    • Have a family member who's a graduate? Ask him or her to be your Alumni Legacy Hooder.
  • Class of 2013 Class Gift Committee:
    • Announcing the 2013 Class Gift Project! Make a gift today.
    • Committee members.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Advisor Network: Login instructions for students.
  • Student organizations: Want to connect with alumni?

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Mike Eidson Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Buckfire & Buckfire Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago Spring Essay Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the DuPage County Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the William A. McClain Law Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund.
  • Apply now for the Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Asian American Bar Association for the Greater Chicago Area Law Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for CustomMade Law Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • Do you still need textbooks for the spring semester? Buy your textbooks before we start sending them back.
  • February 18 to 24: JanSport sale!
Academics & Student Programs
  • Judicial Externship Program information: Summer/fall 2013 semesters.
  • Judicial Externship Program applications are now available.
  • Legal Externship Program applications are now available.
  • Summer 2013: Legal externship with the Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel (for credit only).
  • Summer 2013: Legal externships with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
  • Information about Access2Practice Legal Externship Program for spring 2013.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/legal-clinics.
  • International Center hours and travel signatures.
  • The American Constitution Society announces student writing competitions for 2013.
  • March 6: Informational reception for all J.D. certificate programs.
  • Nominate a student for the Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
  • New entries this week:
    • Sovereignty Symposium Doolin Writing Competition.
    • National Association of Women Lawyers' Selma Moidel Smith Law
      Student Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Student home directories removed.
  • IIT-565 wireless name to be replaced with IIT-Secure.
  • 802.11a and 802.11b Wi-Fi support now disabled for improved overall wireless performance on campus.
  • Student print balance reset.
  • Spring help desk hours.
  • Outlook no longer supported.
  • SofTest no longer available for Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard).
  • Student printing from remote locations available.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • Windows and Office media available for students to purchase online.
  • Service requests.
  • Service alerts and news.
  • myIIT password reset tool.
  • IIT print channel is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Apple computer support and services documents.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.

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 Lessons: Free study materials for law students.
Faculty
  • No current announcements.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • March 6: Informational reception for all J.D. certificate programs.
  • Standardized Court Forms come to Illinois!
  • CALI and CAJT unveil new course project.
  • Sign up now for a spring position at the Self-Help Web Center.
  • February 20: Historian Jasmine Alinder to discuss "The Right to Representation: Photography, War and Censorship in the Wake of 9/11."
  • March 6: Informational reception for all J.D. certificate programs.
  • Nominate a student for the Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2013 building and library hours.
  • 2013 spring Chicago-Kent student hiring procedures.
  • 2013 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2013 spring semester discount parking for DTC faculty, staff and students.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.
  • 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 admissions office.
  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • February 22: LGBT Civil Rights Symposium: We Are Not Alone, co-sponsored with the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago.
  • March 7 and 8: 12th annual Environmental Law Conference, co-sponsored with the Illinois State Bar Association.
  • March 12: 35th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture: "Redistributing Health and Retirement Risks."
  • 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: Please send your Record headlines and the full announcements to record@kentlaw.iit.edu by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.

Child and Family Law Society  »

  • February 19: Child and Family Law Society general meeting.
  • February 27: Child and Family Law Society student-alumni networking event.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • February 19: ELS roundtable event.
  • February 20: ELS bake sale.

The Federalist Society  »

  • February 19: "The Unmanned Battlefield" with Professor Robert Chesney and Professor Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

First in Law  »

  • February 19: Student advisory panel.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • February 19: Gastro-Intellectual Property Symposium.

Women in Law  »

  • February 20: Purchase tickets for The Vagina Monologues.
  • February 21: The Vagina Monologues performance.

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