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Headlines for the Week of February 10, 2014

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Help IIT win the Clinton Global Initiative University competition.
  • February 13: Dean's Student Meet-and-Greet.
  • Congratulations to our Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition team for winning the Midwest regional competition!
  • Congratulations to our ABA Negotiation Competition team on their performance!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Fall 2013 CALI Awards.
  • Fall 2013 GPAs and class ranks.
  • Fall 2013 class rank/GPA cut-offs.
  • Pass/fail elections.
  • Bar preparation class.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Pass/fail election deadline.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Federal loan exit counseling sessions.
  • FAFSA 2014-15 reminder.
  • Cost of living survey deadline is February 15.
  • Spring 2014 semester disbursement schedule and step-by-step process.
  • Spring 2014 scholarship status.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Résumé Books open! Looking for a job? Be sure to put your résumé in the books.
  • ASCK (Alumni-Student ConneKtions) Week: Sign-ups are open! Events from February 17 to 21.
  • February 11: Employment Law Refresher: "Know Your Rights on the Job as an Intern and New Employee."
  • February 12: DuPage County Bar Association pizza social for law students and alumni.
  • February 18: "How to Find a Job!" A special ASCK Week presentation.
  • February 19: Practising Law Institute (PLI) presentation on the patent bar exam.
  • February 20: ASCK Week: Alumni/Student Networking Reception.
  • February 25: Opportunities with the City of Chicago Department of Law.
  • Apply now! City of Chicago Law Department is hiring December 2013 and May 2014 grads.
  • City of Chicago Department of Law summer 2014 intern deadline: March 1.
  • Illinois Attorney General's Office summer 2014 intern deadline: March 1.
  • Apply now! BP 2014 Legal Summer Internship Program for 1Ls.
  • CBS Law Department Diversity Internship Program.
  • Volunteer: Center for Disability and Elder Law Awards Benefit and 30th Anniversary Celebration.
  • Apply now! Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) internships.
  • Apply now! The Boston Lawyers Group 2014 1L Diversity Clerkship Program.
  • Finnegan 1L IP Diversity Scholarship.
  • Rebellious Lawyering Conference, February 21 to 22 at Yale Law.
  • Americorps J.D.: Apply for financial support for students working with veterans, disaster relief, or civil legal corps this coming summer.
  • Equal Justice America: Apply for funding if you are providing legal services to the poor this coming summer.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Participate in Thank-A-Donor Week.
  • Sign up for ASCK (Alumni-Student ConneKtions) Week 2014. Registration now open.
  • Class of 2014 Commencement information:
    • Spring Graduate Survey now open.
    • March 4: Grad Info Fair.
  • Student orgs: Partner with the Alumni Association.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Advisor Network: Login instructions for students.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multicultural Affairs and Professional Development  »

  • Diversity Week is coming soon! Mark your calendars for March 3 to 8.
  • Join us for the Chicago-Kent Documentary Film Series on Race:
    • February 20: "A Class Apart."
    • March 26: "The House We Live In."
    • April 22: "Raising Our Voices."

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the DRI 2014 Law Student Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Northwest Suburban Bar Association Timothy C. Evans Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the 2014-15 Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein PC Academic Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Grand Rapids Community Foundation Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the Illinois Government Bar Association Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the 2014 ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for a free scholarship pass to a Sterling Education Seminar.
  • Apply now for the Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati (BLAC) William A. McClain Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's Academic Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Finnegan Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the HotelsCheap Scholarship Program.
  • Apply now for the Crosner Legal Scholarship Contest.
  • Apply now for the Buckfire & Buckfire PC Law School Diversity Scholarship.
  • Apply now for CustomMade Law Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • Like us on Facebook to enter to win free study aids.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Judicial Externship Program information for the summer and fall 2014 semesters.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program information for summer and fall 2014.
  • Externship opportunity for summer and fall 2014: U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nominate a student for the 2014 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Help Desk spring 2014 hours.
  • Student print balance reset.
  • New scanner in student lounge.
  • Introducing eduroam.
  • Mac display adapters available for loan.
  • Connecting to the wireless network.
  • 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.
  • 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

From Professor Bernadette Atuahene  »

  • Join us for the Chicago-Kent Documentary Film Series on Race:
    • February 20: "A Class Apart."
    • March 26: "The House We Live In."
    • April 22: "Raising Our Voices."
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • Standardized Court Forms come to Illinois!
  • CALI and CAJT unveil new course project.
  • Nominate a student for the 2014 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring building and library hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • DTC Cashier/Student Accounting Office hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Spring 2014 procedures for hiring students and part-time temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2013-14 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2014 spring 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.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas  »

  • February 12: First general meeting of the semester.

Child and Family Law Society  »

  • February 25: Family Law Panel.
  • March 12: Networking meet-and-greet.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • February 12: IPLS general meeting.

Women in Law  »

  • February 11: WIL Valentine's Day Bake Sale!
  • February 13: WIL's performance of the Vagina Monologues.

 

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