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"Scaffolding Innovation: Constructing Collaboration Across Knowledge Domains" - Chicago IP ColloquiumThe next presenter for the 2016 Chicago IP Colloquium is Laura Pedraza-Fariña, assistant professor of law
at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Professor Pedraza-Fariña's research interests include intellectual property law, patent law, and international organizations. Her intellectual property law scholarship uses the methodology of history and sociology of science and technology to analyze and inform the design of patent law.
Professor Pedraza-Fariña will present her written work “Scaffolding Innovation: Constructing Collaboration Across Knowledge Domains” at the Colloquium event. This event is free and open to the public. Please visit the Colloquium website for additional information regarding the speaker series. The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology and Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
- Mar02IIT Main Campus
President Alan Cramb invites faculty and staff to attend the spring 2016 university-wide update meeting in the Hermann Hall Auditorium on IIT's Mies (Main) Campus. All are invited to a reception in the Hermann Hall Ballroom/Gallery immediately following the update.
For staff members who are unable to attend in person, the meeting will be available by videoconference in the Ogilvie Auditorium.
RSVP online no later than February 25.
Shuttle buses will be provided to bring employees from the Institute of Design and the Downtown Campus to Hermann Hall for the meeting.
The shuttle bus schedule on March 2 is as follows:
9:10 a.m. - Pick up at Institute of Design, 350 North LaSalle Street
9:20 a.m. - Pick up at Downtown Campus, southeast corner of Jefferson and Adams
9:45 a.m. - Drop off at Hermann Hall
12 p.m. - Pick up at Hermann Hall to transport to Downtown Campus and Institute of Design
- Mar04Isadora Baum, a health coach at Live for You Now will present on creating healthy habits through diet, exercise, self-confidence and stress reduction, and avoiding a "self sabotage" effect that can come from extremist attitudes towards achieving goals and feeling of impotence amidst a hectic, busy lifestyle. Isadora will also elaborate on the benefits of enhanced productivity and emotional wellbeing, as a result of cleaning up the diet, fitting in exercise, shutting out sabotage signals, and controlling stress management.
Todd Nief from South Loop Strength & Conditioning provided a lecture on "Nutrition and Lifestyle for Maximum Energy and Focus" to Chicago-Kent staff and faculty in July. You can listen to the lecture online. One of the four framework factors discussed was stress management.
This event is sponsored by the Staff Health & Wellness Committee and is open to all faculty, staff and students.
- Mar10Tefere Gebre, AFL-CIO executive vice president, is the speaker for this year's Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture, "Changing the Rules to Create Shared Prosperity." Tefere will share his thoughts and engage in a discussion of ideas with students and the public about why and how we need to change the rules.
The Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture brings a national labor or employment leader to Chicago-Kent for a presentation about contemporary and emerging issues in the workplace. The lecture series is cosponsored by the Chicago Federation of Labor and the Institute for Law and the Workplace, and is presented as a public service.
This event is complimentary, but RSVPs are requested no later than Monday, March 7. Please visit our program website to register.
38th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture: The External Workforce & the Domestic Workplace: Connecting International Labor Standards & Free Trade AgreementsIIT Downtown Campus - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Room: Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium
Lecturer: Lance Compa, Senior Lecturer, School of Industrial Relations, Cornell University
Muzaffar Chishti, Director, Migration Policy Institute, New York University, School of Law
Randel K. Johnson, Senior Vice President, Labor, Immigration, and Employee Benefits, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The lecture is free and open to the public, however registration is requested. Visit the program website for more information.