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Asst. Dean Stephen D. Sowle

Week of September 22, 2014
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Academic Calendar Reminder. Due to Rosh Hashanah, classes are administratively canceled on Wednesday, September 24 (4:00 and after); and on Thursday, September 25 (all day and evening).

Faculty-Student Happy Hour. The Student Life Committee is sponsoring a Faculty-Student Happy Hour on Thursday, October 2, from 4:30 to 6:00pm in the First Floor Lobby. Stop by and enjoy appetizers, spirits, and conversation with faculty and students.

ASP Workshop on Outlining. The Academic Support Program's second Fall workshop will address different approaches to the course outlining process and will feature students and faculty sharing tips for assembling a useable and complete course outline. The program for day students will be held on Tuesday, September 30, 12:00-12:50 pm (Auditorium)The program for evening students will be held on Tuesday, September 30, 6:00-6:50 pm (Rm. 590). Although the programs are mainly aimed at first-year students, all students are welcome to attend. For more information about the Academic Support Program, visit the ASP web page. (Note: If you started this Summer in Dean Sowle's Criminal Law class, you have already had this workshop, but are welcome to attend again if you wish.)

Fire Safety Reminders. In the event of a fire, it is vital that we clear the building as quickly as possible. Please keep the following in mind:

Please use the nearest staircase to exit the building, unless the staircase is overcrowded. In that case, please seek out an alternate staircase (there are at least two on each floor). There are maps in the elevator bays on each floor identifying the locations of the staircases. Do not use the elevators.

Once in the staircase, please proceed all the way to the first floor -- do not exit at the third floor in order to use the atrium staircase.

Please do not take time to gather up and pack your belongings -- your safety is more important than your possessions. If you have valuables you do not wish to leave behind, please "grab and go" when you hear the alarm -- do not waste precious seconds or minutes powering down your laptop computer or packing up your belongings.

Once you exit the building, please move either eastward or westward down the sidewalk so that you will be out of harm's way if any windows shatter. For your safety, please do not step into traffic or cross against a traffic light.

Failure to leave the building promptly, or failure to follow the directions of Law School personnel, may subject you to a disciplinary charge.

Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Conference. The 4th annual Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Conference will be held Friday, October 3, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm at the Law School. For information on the conference, click here. To register (Chicago-Kent students may attend free of charge), click here. For more information, please contact Abby Eisenberg at

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