The November edition of your Alumni E-Brief





November 2017
Alumni EBrief
celebrate alumni pride - 39th annual alumni awards

Join the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association to honor the recipients of the 2017 Alumni Awards and to recognize alumni volunteers during the 2016-17 school year. This year, we will also be honoring Professors Joan Steinman and Sheldon Nahmod as they retire. 




Illinois Tech Day of Giving

Make a gift today to have the impact multiplied! Trustee Carter Eckert (CHE '64) has pledged to match every alumni donation of $25 or more with a gift of $200. That means $200 will be given to Chicago-Kent for every alumnus or alumna that makes a $25 or more gift. Give Now



Tampa Area Alumni Gathering

Join the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association and local alumni for a gathering in Tampa, Florida. Register now.



Memorial Service for Professor Suzanne Ehrenberg

Please join us to celebrate the life of Professor Suzanne Ehrenberg, who passed away on September 26. A memorial service to commemorate the many contributions of Professor Ehrenberg to our community will be held at the law school. An informal reception will follow. Register now.



Preventing the Financing of Terrorism: Law & Policy

This important and timely seminar addresses the issue of terrorist financing and describes the legal tools available to the U.S. government, the international community, and the private sector to help combat this growing problem. This full-day conference is eligible for 6 hours of IL MCLE credit. Register now.

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in case you missed it

On October 16, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Supreme Court of the United States, visited the law school. During her visit Justice Kagan was interviewed about her time on the Court and addressed several questions submitted by the audience. Click here to watch the full video of "A Conversation with Justice Elena Kagan."

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Chicago-Kent TIED for #1 in legal innovation

A new Law School Innovation Index, which measures how well law schools are preparing students to deliver legal services in the 21st Century, finds that Chicago-Kent and Michigan State University College of Law are at the top of the list. Read more.

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professor shapiro profiled in IIT Magazine

Check out the latest issue of IIT Magazine. Its feature article "The People Will Prevail," profiles Professor Carolyn Shapiro, her passion for constitutional law and the desire to assist people in an impactful and lasting way. 

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provost to step down

Provost Frances Bronet has accepted the position of president of Pratt Institute. She will remain at Illinois Tech through the conclusion of the semester. R. Russell Betts, Distinguished Professor of Physics and dean of the College of Science, will serve as the interim provost. Read more

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chicago-kent magazine

The latest issue of the Chicago-Kent Magazine is now available online. This year's magazine highlights the 25th anniversary of the law school in the current building at the 565 West Adams Street location. Download the 2017 Chicago-Kent Magazine today!

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FIN(LEGAL)TECH in the News

The ABA Journal article "10 Legal-Tech Lessons from Dollars to Donuts," includes a list of key take-aways from this year's Fin(Legal)Tech Conference, hosted at the law school and organized by Professor Daniel Martin Katz. Read the full article.


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