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Headlines for the Week of March 24, 2014

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • March 24: The 10th Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture.
  • Congratulations to our AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition team for winning first-place in the regional tournament!
  • Congratulations to 2L Michael Zhang and his National Ethics Trial Competition teammates!
  • Announcing plans for a student game room.
  • Help IIT win the Clinton Global Initiative University competition.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Change of division requests: March 27 to April 4.
  • Spring 2014 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam conflict/reschedule requests: March 27 to April 4.
    • Exam method registration: March 27 to April 4.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Change of division requests: March 27 to April 4.
  • Spring 2014 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam conflict/reschedule requests: March 27 to April 4.
    • Exam method registration: March 27 to April 4.
  • Deadline for revoking pass/fail elections is May 2.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Evening federal loan exit counseling session postponed. Rescheduled session TBA.
  • FAFSA 2014-15 reminder.

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.
  • Access2Practice Summer Legal Externship program opportunities available.
  • March 31: Deadline for three additional Access2Practice externships.
  • Online viewing instructions for "Recent Graduates Find Success," a March 11 program for graduating 3Ls/4Ls.
  • View CSO programs anytime: New Panopto video website for Chicago-Kent students.
  • March 31: Applications are due for the Litigation and ADR Certificate and the Criminal Litigation Certificate.
  • April 3: Application for Law Offices In-House Clinical Program are due for summer.
  • Schedule now! Air Force JAG visit on April 10.
  • March 25: The Federal Bar Association presents the "State of the Court and the State of the City."
  • March 26: The Sports and Entertainment Law Society and the Intellectual Property Law Society co-host Brenda Robinson.
  • March 27: The Asian Pacific American Law Student Association presents a Human Trafficking Panel.
  • March 31: "Communicating Orally & In Writing" (second in a four-part series from the Legal Profession PREP Class, held at the Chicago Bar Association).
  • April 1: "What's Next for Fall" Program. Mandatory for current 2Ls. (Please note new date.)
  • April 1: Skadden Fellowship Program at the University of Chicago. RSVP by March 27.
  • April 3: Immigration Law Career Panel.
  • April 4: "Dealing Effectively with People and Projects" (third in a four-part series from the Legal Profession PREP Class, held at the Chicago Bar Association).
  • April 9: "Developing Business and Understanding Client Needs" (fourth in a four-part series from the Legal Profession PREP Class, held at the Chicago Bar Association).
  • 2014 Fall Student Honors Program: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Application deadline is April 30.
  • U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago: Application deadline for fall semester externships is April 16.
  • CBS Law Department Diversity Internship Program.
  • Apply now! Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) internships.
  • Zelle Hofmann 2014 Diversity Scholarship.
  • 2014 McGuireWoods Diversity Scholarship Program.
  • CCBA Minority Job Fair registration opens April 1.
  • Save the date: 2014 IndyBar Diversity Job Fair, August 21 and 22.
  • Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowship Program application deadline is April 1 at noon.
  • 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  »

  • Class of 2014 Commencement information:
    • Ticket information now available online.
    • Spring Graduate Survey now open.
  • 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  »

  • Join us for the Chicago-Kent Documentary Film Series on Race:
    • March 26: "The House We Live In."
    • April 22: "Raising Our Voices."

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Cliffside Malibu Foundation Scholarships.
  • Check out the Minority Students Guide to College Affordability.
  • Apply now for the Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship.
  • Apply now for Kane County Bar Foundation Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the American Association for Justice Scholarship Programs.
  • Apply now for the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers Judge Helen Kinney Award.
  • Apply now for the Essex County Bar Association Biunno Scholarship Program.
  • Apply now for the DuPage County Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Central Illinois Women's Bar Association Scholarship Program.
  • Apply now for the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Mike Eidson Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Polish American Advocates Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the ItaliaRail Study Abroad in Italy Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Brett Murphy Law Firm Future Leaders Scholarship.
  • 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 Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority 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
  • Law Offices In-House Clinics: Applications now available.
  • LADR and Criminal Litigation Certificate Programs: Applications now available.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program information for summer and fall 2014.
  • Intellectual Property (IP) legal externship: Fall 2014 (for credit).
  • 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.
  • Call for Legal Research and Writing teaching assistants for 2014-15.
  • March 24: The 10th Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture.
  • April 1: Presentation on Client Management/Project Management: "What Is It and Why Is It Important to My Success as a Lawyer?"
  • April 8: The 36th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture: "The Post-Recession Economy: A Return to... What?"
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • New printing system, Papercut, to roll out during spring break.
  • Apple ends support of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
  • March 22: Panopto maintenance.
  • Help Desk spring 2014 hours.
  • Windows XP support to end April 8.
  • Eduroam available at Chicago-Kent.
  • 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.
  • 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:
    • March 26: "The House We Live In."
    • April 22: "Raising Our Voices."

From Professor Nancy Marder  »

  • Apply for the Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowship Program by April 1 at noon.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • Summer fellowship positions available.
  • Standardized Court Forms come to Illinois!
  • CALI and CAJT unveil new course project.
  • March 24: The 10th Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture.
  • April 1: Presentation on Client Management/Project Management: "What Is It and Why Is It Important to My Success as a Lawyer?"
  • April 8: The 36th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture: "The Post-Recession Economy: A Return to... What?"
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  »

  • March 24: The 10th Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture.
  • April 4: "Health on the Go: Medical Apps, Privacy and Liability."
  • April 8: The 36th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture: "The Post-Recession Economy: A Return to... What?"
  • 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.

Student Bar Association  »

  • Read the minutes from the SBA's March General Assembly Meeting.

Federal Bar Association Chicago-Kent Law Student Division  »

  • Register now for "State of the Court and the State of the City" on March 25.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • March 25: Firm Life with IP attorney Gavin O'Keefe from McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society and Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • March 26: SELS and IPLS host Brenda Robinson, an entertainment and media lawyer at Faegre Baker Daniels.

Women in Law  »

  • March 27: Social to benefit PAWS Chicago.

 

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