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"Campers" to explore how organizations should operate
IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Edward Lee, director of the Program in Intellectual Property Law, has been selected to attend Spark Camp at Harvard University from June 19 to 22, 2014. The four-day event, "Visionaries, Leaders and Managers," will bring together more than 75 "campers" to explore ideas on corporate culture and how organizations should operate.
IIT Chicago-Kent and the National Labor Relations Board to explore "Hot Topics in Contemporary Labor Relations Law" at June 13 program
"Hot Topics in Contemporary Labor Relations Law" is a one-day conference geared toward attorneys, labor relations and human resources managers, and union business representatives. Conference workshops will examine emerging and complex issues under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) as well as the basics of practice before the National Labor Relations Board. The June 13, 2014, program is co-sponsored by the Institute for Law and the Workplace at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
The use of negative epithets such as "geezer," "crone," "coot," "old bat," and "old f-t" in everyday language helps contribute to ageism in our society, says IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Howard C. Eglit, a nationally recognized authority on law and aging issues. Professor Eglit is the author of a new book, "Age, Old Age, Language, and Law: A Dysfunctional—Often Harmful—Mix and How to Fix It" (Lulu 2014).
Third-year student Sarah Aagaard is the 2014 recipient of the Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize, given annually to an IIT Chicago-Kent student based on outstanding performance in an intellectual property course. The prize was established by the law firm of K & L Gates LLP (formerly Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLC) to honor Dolores K. Hanna '52, who served as the firm's special trademark counsel.
IIT Chicago-Kent's Emily Schroeder will vie for the $10,000 "winner-take-all" prize in the Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition
Second-year student Emily Schroeder will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2014 Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition, June 4 to 8 at Baylor Law School in Texas. Only one advocate from each of the 16 law schools with the best records in major competitions during the preceding school year compete for recognition as the nation's best student advocate.