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Headlines for the Week of November 18, 2013

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • November 18: Join us for the symposium "Using Your Art of Influence to Break Criminal Traditions and Create Social Change."
  • November 20: Jonathan Carson '97 will give a presentation on the trials and tribulations of being a first-time entrepreneur.
  • November 21: Vanderbilt professor Ganesh Sitaraman will deliver the 2013 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture.
  • Congratulations to 3Ls Dustin Karrison and Alex Stephens on their performance at the National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition!
  • Congratulations to Kate Kosartes and David McKenzie for winning the ABA Negotiation Competition regional championship! (added 11/18/2013)
  • Congratulations to David Starshak and Ryan Moore for advancing to the National Moot Court Competition finals! (added 11/18/2013)
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: Thanksgiving vacation.
  • Spring 2014 schedule and registration:
    • Final spring 2014 schedule and registration bulletin.
    • Registration instructions.
    • Graduating students: Reduced loads and tuition discounts.
    • Registration for first-year students.
  • Fall 2013 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • Exam method registration.
    • Update: SofTest now supports OS X Mavericks.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Business Law Certificate Program.
  • Zipcar membership discounts available for faculty, staff and students.
  • Teaching evaluations.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2013 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Spring 2014 schedule and registration.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • New loan origination fee increase as of December 1.
  • Lower loan interest rates.
  • 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!
  • November 19: ACS Public Interest Jobs Panel.
  • November 21: WIL "Marketing Yourself: Empowerment Through Networking" Panel with WBAI.
  • Community-based federal work study: Available for the spring semester. Application deadline is January 3.
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI): Spring and summer 2014 applications open for 2Ls now.
  • JTBF Summer Judicial Internship Diversity Project for summer 2014.
  • Judicial Internship Opportunity Program applications open now for 2Ls and December 1 for 1Ls.
  • American Bar Association Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program.
  • Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project for summer 2014.
  • Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship for First-Year Law Students.
  • Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for IP Law Students.
  • McAndrews Held & Malloy 2014 Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship Program.
  • Peggy Browning Summer Fellowship Program.
  • Franczek Radelet 2014 LEADS Fellowship Program for 1L students.
  • Chicago Schweitzer Fellowship Program.
  • Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC) student registration deadline is December 4.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • 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 South Suburban Bar Association Henry Gentile Memorial Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Morton and Shirley Kessler Award.
  • Apply now for the Geri and Ron Yonover Fellowship.
  • Apply now for the Roddy Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Mark T. Banner Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Fair Rate Funding Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Buckfire & Buckfire PC Law School Diversity Scholarship.
  • 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 with Professor Gary Laser.
  • Law Offices In-House Clinic applications are now available.
  • Fox News interviews Professor Richard Kling about purchasing legal services on Groupon.
  • 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.
  • Summer 2014: Externships with the U.S. Attorney's Office.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at
  • International Center hours and travel signatures.
  • Law student and graduate writing competition.
  • No new entries this week.
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  »

  • Thanksgiving holiday hours.
  • Restricted access for outside visitors during final exams.
  • 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.
  • 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  »

  • December 6: 29th annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Conference. Volunteers wanted!
  • Upcoming CLE conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Thanksgiving Record reminder: Headlines for the December 2 issue are due at noon on Tuesday, November 26.
  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • November 18: Join us for the symposium "Using Your Art of Influence to Break Criminal Traditions and Create Social Change."
  • November Gallery Talk Series.
  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Please send your Record headlines and the full announcements to by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.

American Constitution Society  »

  • November 19: Public Interest Job Panel.

International Law Student Association  »

  • November 19: Chicago ILSA Panel Discussion: "Crisis in Syria: An International Perspective."

Journal of International and Comparative Law  »

  • Seeking student articles!

Women in Law  »

  • November 21: Women in Law presents "Marketing Yourself: Empowerment Through Networking."


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