Alumni E-brief

The February edition of your Alumni E-Brief

Alumni EBrief
chicago-kent ranked top school for employment law

preLaw magazine ranked Chicago-Kent as the top law school for employment law - the only law school to receive an A+ ranking. The magazine mentions the nearly 20 course offerings, the Institute for Law and the Workplace and the Plaintiffs Employment Clinic among the many opportunities available to law school students interested in this area of practice. Click here to read the full article



National Security Law Conference

Join us for "The View From 30,000 Feet: A Survey of National Security Law." This full-day conference introduces this topic from various perspectives, including the U.S. and legal architecture surrounding principles of self-defense, the laws of armed conflict, law enforcement approaches, intelligence collection, detention issues, war crimes tribunals, and cybersecurity. This program is eligible for 6 hours of IL MCLE general credit. Special rate for C-K alums! Register now.



A Conversation with Chef Edward Kim

Join the Center for Design, Law and Technology for "What is Design? A Chef's View." In this moderator-led discussion, Edward Kim, the acclaimed chef of Mott Street, will give his perspective on designing culinary dishes and menus for his restaurants, from idea to preparation. Register now.



DuPage Area STEM Expo Alumni Program

Join Illinois Tech for the DuPage Area STEM Expo event hosted by the School of Applied Technology. Alumni and their families are invited to enjoy complimentary breakfast and access to the Expo before it opens to the public. Register now.



Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week

ASCK Week is a week-long extravaganza of opportunities for students to network and connect with Chicago-Kent alumni and gain valuable career-related skills. Activities include informational interviews, mock interviews, job shadowing, Coffee ConneKtions and a networking reception. Sign-up to volunteer 30 minutes or more to help a student. 



2019 Centennial Lecture

Join Heather Gerken, dean of Yale Law School for the 2019 Centennial Lecture, "Not Your Father’s Federalism: What Conservatives and Liberals Get Wrong About Federalism." Register now.



Save the Date - Celebration Honoring Dean Krent

Save the date for a special celebration of Dean Krent's service to the Chicago-Kent community during the past 17 years. Details to come.



in the news
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in case you  missed it
Dean Krent, who will step down as Chicago-Kent's dean next year, was named 2018 Person of the Year by Chicago Lawyer magazine. According to Editor Paul Dailing, "This recognition isn’t a lifetime achievement honor or a nod and salute at the end of a period of service. He was chosen because of the impact he has had within the last year." Read the full story here.
be an alumni ambassador
Chicago-Kent Alumni Ambassadors work with the Office of Admissions to contact admitted students who have not yet decided to attend Chicago-Kent. Ambassadors introduce the school through the eyes of alumni and answer any questions the student might have. Contact takes place February through April, and alumni residing anywhere in the world can participate. Click here to volunteer.
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curiosity unplugged
Check out Curiosity Unplugged, the talk show where Illinois Tech faculty members leave no topic unexplored, no challenge unconsidered, and no query unanswered. Each month join Physics Professor Chris White and Architecture Assistant Studio Professor Colleen Humer or a special guest host, as they discuss deep questions facing society today along with other Illinois Tech faculty members.
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Follow Chicago-Kent on LinkedIn and Twitter for news and updates from the Chicago-Kent community and to find out about upcoming programs and events happening at the law school. While you're at it, follow @ChicagoKentAlum too!