Office of Academic Administration
and Student Affairs
Asst. Dean Stephen
Weeks of September 25,
Academic Calendar Reminder. Due to a religious holiday,
all classes are canceled on Monday, October 2.
Family and Friends Day. Please join us for the Family
and Friends Day program on Saturday, September 30,
from 9:00 am to 12:45 pm. The program is intended to give
spouses, partners, parents, children, and other important
people in students' lives the opportunity to visit the Law
School and get a taste of what their loved ones are experiencing
as law students. The program will include mini-classes taught
by me, Prof. Brill, and Prof. Piatt, as well as a mock trial
demonstration featuring members of our award-winning Trial
Team. If you would like to attend, please complete the response
here) no later than September 26. If you have any questions,
please contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org).
ASP Program on Time Management. The Academic Support
Program will present the second of four Fall workshops on
Monday, September 25, 5:00-5:50 pm, in Rm. 590. This
workshop will focus on time management skills for law students.
It will be led by Erica Berg, a staff psychologist with the
IIT Counseling Center. Although the program is mainly aimed
at first-year students, all students are welcome to attend.
For information on the remaining Fall workshops, visit the
Guantanamo National Teach-In. On Thursday, October
5, law schools, colleges, and universities across the
country will participate in a teach-in examining the legal
issues raised by the detentions at Guantanamo Bay. All faculty,
students, and staff are invited to participate in the teach-in,
which will include several sessions broadcast nationally over
the Internet as well as local panels hosted here at Chicago-Kent.
Local speakers will include Dean Harold J. Krent and Professors
Henry H. Perritt, Jr., Sheldon Nahmod, Bartram Brown, and
Mark Rosen. Chicago-Kent co-sponsors of the event include:
The American Constitution Society, the Chicago-Kent Law Review,
APALSA, the National Lawyers Guild, the Kent Justice Foundation,
the Military Law Society, the International Law Society, the
Chicago-Kent Lambdas, and the Justinian Society.
The program will run from 9:00am-5:00pm. From 9:00am-3:00pm,
the program will be held in Rm. 580, and from 3:00pm on, it
will be held in Rm. 590. You are welcome to attend all of
it, or as much of it as fits into your schedule. You do not
need to RSVP for the program. For more information on both
the broadcast sessions and the local panels, click
here. For details about the national program, including
background information about the detentions, program speakers,
and other participating schools, go to http://law.shu.edu/guantanamoteachin.
Joke of the Week. "My boyfriend is a personal
trainer who takes diet very seriously. He told me, 'You need
to go on the Caveman Diet: protein and fats. There were no
fat cavemen.' Yeah? What about Fred Flintstone?" (Maura
Poem of the Week. This week's poem is "Chemin
de Fer," by Elizabeth Bishop.