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2016 Alumni awards 

Now in its 38th year, the Chicago-Kent Alumni Awards Celebration honors alumni who have made significant contributions to the law school and/or the legal community while raising money for the Chicago-Kent Alumni Board Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is awarded annually to students who display financial need and academic merit. This year, we will also be honoring two retiring faculty members for their service. Register now.

 
FEATURED EVENTS
 

09/22

 
7th Annual Supreme Court IP Review

Honorable Timothy B. Dyk of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will deliver this year's conference address. Additional sessions include a special panel on Remembering Justice Scalia in IP Cases and a session reviewing Supreme Court Analytics on the Past Term. This conference is eligible for 5.5 hours of general MCLE credit in Illinois and Pennsylvania. Register now

 

10/4

 
Morris Lecture in International & Comparative Law

Join Vittoria Barsotti of the University of Florence School of Law for “Relationality:” New Colors for the European Model of Constitutional Justice. This free lecture is eligible for 1.0 hour of IL MCLE credit. Register now.

 

10/6

 
Young Alumni Social

Join us for the Young Alumni Council's annual social. Enjoy beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres while catching up with classmates and networking with other alumni who graduated in the past 10 years.  Register now

 

11/4

 
Fin(Legal)Tech Conference

Join The Law Lab for its first conference, Fin(Legal)Tech - A Conference About Law's Future. This is a free full day conference but registration is required. CLE credit to be determined. Register now.

IN THE NEWS
 
 
kaplan institute groundbreaking
On August 25, 2016, Illinois Tech broke ground at the site of the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship, the first new academic building on the Meis campus in 40 years. The Kaplan Institute will serve as a one-of-a-kind hub for invention at Illinois Tech. Read more...
 
capitol building
 
fueling innovation campaign surpasses goal
Fueling Innovation: The Campaign for IIT, an initiative launched in 2010 by former president John Anderson,  has been transforming the university. On August 31, 2016, the goal to raise $250 million, was officially surpassed thanks to the hard work and generosity of the entire Illinois Tech community. Read more…
 
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chicago-kent welcomes new & returning faculty
Intellectual Property Professors Graeme Dinwoodie and Greg Reilly have re-joined the faculty this Fall. Professor Carolyn Shapiro also returns after taking a leave to serve as Illinois Solicitor General. Welcome back!   
 
Orientation
 
Chicago-Kent courses highlighted in crain's cool classes article  
Chicago-Kent's non-traditional course offerings - Lawyers as Social Innovators and Marijuana and the Law - noted among the "coolest classes for law students." Read more…
 
 
alumni spotlight
Mary Nicolau Smith ’85,  is a member of the Alumni Board of Directors and a repeat host of ConneCKtions @ Dinner. As a partner at Fox Rothschild, Mary advises her clients on a variety of real estate matters. Prior to entering private practice, Mary was Supervisor of the Real Estate Tax Unit in the Cook County State's Attorney’s Office. 
 
2014 Alumni Awards Dinner
 
Connecktions @ dinner
Help build a stronger Chicago-Kent community by hosting a group of students and/or 2016 graduates for dinner during ConneCKtions @ Dinner Week, October 17-21. Please register no later than Wednesday, October 12Click here to sign-up
 
 
 
 

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