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Headlines for the Week of October 21, 2013

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • October 22: Morris Lecture in International & Comparative Law with Dr. Chaihark Hahm, Yonsei University School of Law, Seoul.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Change of division requests.
  • Fall 2013 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • Exam method registration.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Notice about using your Ventra U-Pass card.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Lower loan interest rates.
  • Loan origination fee increase.
  • Still haven't received your 2013-14 Financial Aid Award?
  • Graduating in December 2013? Less than half-time enrollment in spring 2014? Please notify our office of your enrollment intentions.

Student Accounting Office  »

  • Financial aid refunds.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Make-up procedures for mandatory 1L orientations and/or résumé/cover letter workshop.
  • Fall recruiting: Please report callbacks and offers!
  • October 21 to 25: CBA 2013 Pro Bono Week.
  • October 22: Student-to-Student Career Fair.
  • October 22: Insider Insights: "So You Want to Be a Business Lawyer?"
  • October 22: SELS Sports Careers: "Chicago Bears General Counsel Speaks."
  • October 23: Real Estate Law Society lunch talk with Frank Callero, commercial real estate attorney.
  • October 24: CBA Young Lawyers Section's Pro Bono and Community Service Fair.
  • October 26: Black Women Lawyers' Association Writing Workshop.
  • October 26: Asian American Bar Association Career Forum: Speed Interviewing & Résumé Review.
  • October 28: CBA Careers in Intellectual Property.
  • October 29: Child and Family Law Society: Child Law Panel.
  • October 29: Meet the Public Service Organizations Reception.
  • November 6: Alternative Careers Day. Sign up beginning October 28.
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI): Applications open for 2Ls on October 15.
  • American Bar Association Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program.
  • Mayor's Office Fellowship Program: Applications due November 3.
  • Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for IP Law Students.
  • October 25 and 26: Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair.
  • October 25: Chicago-Kent 8th annual Public Service Reception, Washington, D.C. Please RSVP.
  • November 8 and 9: Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities National Conference.
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 1L Individual Mentoring Program.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • October 29 to 31: Class of 2014 composite photo sittings.
  • Fall Graduate Survey due December 13.
  • Class of 2014 Commencement information.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Advisor Network: Login instructions for students.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Farzad Family Law Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the FLEX Scholar Essay Contest.
  • Apply now for the QuikShip Scholarship Essay Contest.
  • Apply now for the "If the Shoe Fits" Birkenstock Scholarship.
  • Apply now for CustomMade Law Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • We're beginning to return textbooks. Purchase your textbooks now!
  • Like us on Facebook to enter to win free study aids.
  • Bookstore hours.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Research assistant job opportunity.
  • Interview with Professor Richard Kling about the 1963 March on Washington.
  • Clinical faculty member in the news.
  • Law Offices staff attorney on ABC News.
  • Legal Externship Program applications are now available.
  • Fall 2013 semester externship program information.
  • 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.
  • Law student and graduate writing competition.
  • New entries this week:
    • 2013-14 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
    • ASECA Securities Law Writing Competition.
 
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • New scanner in the student lounge.
  • Thin clients replaced with PCs in lobby and concourse.
  • New color printer available for students.
  • Introducing eduroam.
  • Mac display adapters available for loan.
  • Print accounts reset.
  • Connecting to the wireless network.
  • Help desk fall hours.
  • Student printing from remote locations available.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • Windows and Mac 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.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.

Library  »

  • Take a virtual tour of the library.
  • Westlaw printers have been removed.
  • 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 & Technology  »

  • Standardized Court Forms come to Illinois!
  • CALI and CAJT unveil new course project.

Center for Diabetes Research and Policy  »

  • Currently hiring fall research assistants.
  • 2013-14 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.

Institute for Science, Law and Technology  »

  • Currently hiring fall research assistants.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall building and library hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • DTC Cashier/Student Accounting Office hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Fall 2013 procedures for hiring students and part-time temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2013-14 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2013 fall semester discount parking for DTC faculty, staff and students.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • 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 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.


American Constitution Society  »

  • October 23: Supreme Court Review, featuring Professors Sheldon Nahmod, Carolyn Shapiro and Christopher Schmidt.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas  »

  • October 24: Chicago-Kent Lambdas 2nd annual Chili Cook-Off Benefit.

Child and Family Law Society  »

  • October 29: Child and Family Law Society presents Child Law Panel.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • October 21: "Fashion and Law," presented by Saper Law.

Real Estate Law Society  »

  • October 23: Lunch talk with Frank Callero, commercial real estate attorney.

Women in Law  »

  • WIL Donation Drive for Deborah's Place runs through October 23.

 

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