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Headlines for the Week of October 27, 2014

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • October 28: The Henry Morris Lecture in International and Comparative Law: "Regulating the End of Life."
  • October 30: Breast Cancer Awareness Day.
  • Congratulations to our moot court team for winning the tournament championship and best brief at the International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law!
  • Congratulations to more excellent competitors!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • November 4 and 5: ASP Workshop: "Preparing For and Taking Exams."
  • Fall 2014 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • October 23 to November 3: Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • October 23 to November 3: Exam method registration.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • October 23 to November 3: Change of division requests.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Fall 2014 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • October 23 to November 3: Exam conflict/reschedule requests.
    • October 23 to November 3: Exam method registration.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Pass/fail revocation deadline: December 4.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Fall graduates: Complete the exit counseling requirement for student loans.
  • Policies and procedures for 3Ls.
  • Still haven't received your financial aid award?
  • Don't forget to accept your awards.

Student Accounting Office  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Information and announcements:
    • Community-based federal work study available for spring 2015: Deadline to apply is January 9, 2015.
    • Mandatory 1L Legal Résumé Workshop.
    • Make-up procedure for mandatory 1L Career Services Orientation Program.
    • Launch of Lawcountability, J.D.: New resource for Chicago-Kent students.
  • On-Campus Interviewing:
    • Fall Recruiting: Please report callbacks and offers.
  • Programming:
    • October 28: Environmental Law Society: Fall Career Panel and Networking Reception.
    • October 28: CBA Young Lawyers Section Program: "Ignite Your Job Search."
    • October 29: Meet the Public Service Employers Reception.
    • October 31 and November 1: The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Seventh Circuit Fellows' Fall Program for Law Students.
    • November 5: Alternative Careers Day: Counseling sessions and informational interviews. Sign-ups start October 27!
    • November 6: "An Evening with Anita Alvarez: A Close-Up Look at the Criminal Law Profession."
    • November 7: ABA Legal Career Expo.
    • November 12: SBA "5 Under 5" Alumni Networking Event.
    • November 13: "Practice Tracks" Networking and Informational Event.
    • November 14: Government Career Fair.
  • Employment opportunities:
    • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI): Applications opened for 2Ls on October 15.
    • ABA Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program.
  • Fellowships and scholarships:
    • 2015 Mayor's Office Fellowship Program application due November 2.
    • Franczek Radelet LEADS Fellowship Program application due January 9, 2015.
    • Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for IP Law Students.
    • McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd. Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship Program.
  • Job fairs:
    • October 24 and 25: Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair.
    • November 21 and 22: Full-Access Student Summit for Students with Disabilities.
  • Diversity:
    • The LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program: Registration opens October 15.
  • Resources:
    • 2014-15 Guide to Internships & Fellowships in Reproductive Rights & Justice.
    • Career resources available in Symplicity's document library.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • November 11 to 13: Class of 2015 composite photo sittings.
  • Fall Graduate Survey now open.
  • Join the Class Gift Committee.
  • Student orgs: Partner with the Alumni Association.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni Advisor Network: Login instructions for students.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the Home Insurance Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Ninja Essays Writing Contest.
  • Apply now for the Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies Award.
  • Apply now for the Lamber Goodnow Satellite Internet Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Fisher & Talwar Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the National Transport Road to Success Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Staver Law Group Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Bridgat Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Empowering Women in Law Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the 401K Business Financing Scholarship.
  • Check out the Minority Students Guide to College Affordability.
  • Apply now for CustomMade Law Scholarships.
  • Apply now for the NerdWallet Law Scholarship.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Law Offices In-House Clinics: Spring 2015 applications are now available.
  • Spring 2015 Semester Law Firm Associate Program information.
  • Access2Practice Legal Externship Program: Applications now available.
  • Intellectual property externship.
  • 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.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • IIT-Secure requires connection with email address starting August 1.
  • Fall 2014 Help Desk hours.
  • Microsoft Office 365 download information.
  • Scanning in student lounge now available.
  • How to change and sync your password.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • CALI Lessons: Free study materials for law students.
Faculty
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Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice & Technology  »

  • Standardized Court Forms come to Illinois!
  • CALI and CAJT unveil new course project.
  • 2014-15 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall 2014 building and library hours.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • DTC Cashier/Student Accounting Office hours.
  • Bike rental program: Share CyCKles Bicycle Rentals.
  • Fall 2014 procedures for hiring students and part-time temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2014-15 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 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  »

  • October 28: The Henry Morris Lecture in International & Comparative Law.
  • 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.

Criminal Law Society  »

  • November 6: "An Evening with Anita Alvarez: A Close-Up Look at the Criminal Law Profession."

Environmental Law Society  »

  • October 28: Fall Career Panel and Networking Reception.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • October 28: Résumé review. All 1Ls are welcome.

Sports & Entertainment Law Society and the Intellectual Property Law Society »

  • October 29: "History of American Indian Team Names in American Sport."

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund  »

  • October 30: SALDF Halloween Pet Photo Contest.

 

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