In this issue...  Week of August 24, 1998





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
  • New appointments in Student Services.
  • ABA Jurisdiction Project.
  • Two faculty members visit China.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • CALI Award winners for spring 1998 semester.
  • Initial class assignments for fall 1998 semester.
  • Exam schedule for fall 1998 semester.
  • Classes likely to be offered in spring 1999 semester.
  • Student handbook for 1998-1999.
  • Class Ranks/GPA cut-offs.
  • Writing Competition winner: Michael Ambroziak.


  • Welcome back.
  • Program changes.
  • Student health insurance.
  • Pass/Fail election.
  • Class rank.
  • January 1999 graduates.
  • Student directory and privacy form.
  • Reminder: Undergraduate transcripts required for 1Ls.

Administration and Finance

  • Downtown Campus building hours and weekly activities schedule now online.
  • Reminder: New payroll authorization form required for fall term student employees.
  • Link to the IIT shuttle bus schedule.


  • Show your enthusiasm for Chicago-Kent! Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates and help us recruit next year's entering class.

Student Services

  • Welcome 1Ls!
  • London Law Program DEADLINE.
  • Getting Started Workshop: Introductory meeting.

Financial Aid

  • Meet the Financial Aid Staff.
  • Scholarships should credit to accounts this week.
  • How to register with an unpaid balance.
  • Reminder: Perkins promissory note signing day.
  • Student loan checks are arriving daily.

Alumnae/i & Student Relations

  • Welcome 1Ls!

Career Services

  • Counseling appointments & mock interviews now available during our new fall hours!
  • 2Ls, 3Ls, & 4Ls, complete our Summer Experience Survey and win a FREE prize!
  • Reminder: Mandatory program 8/25 for all FOCI participants.
  • Upcoming programs: City of Chicago; McBride, Baker & Coles; FOCI Interview Tips; Department of Justice; Using LEXIS to Research Employers.
  • Job Fairs and other special opportunities.
  • CSO policy on military recruiting.
  • And much, much more!

Information Center

  • Lexis Passwords are now available at the Services Desk.
  • Information Center offers tutorials on Lexsee/Find exercise for 1L students.
  • Reminder: Information Center hours for Labor Day weekend.
  • Librarians offer weekend "Introduction to Legal Research Sessions" for evening students.
  • Reminder: Laptops in the Information Center.


  • Welcome to Chicago-Kent!
  • Student worker position available.

Law Offices

  • Externships for U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Illinois, spring 1999 semester, third year students only.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Student worker position available.

Center for Law and Computers

  • New office location, expanded hours, and staff changes.


  • Welcome!
  • Find out about Westlaw.


  • Did you receive a Chicago-Kent scholarship this year? Do you have questions about your award? Review Chicago-Kent's scholarship policies.
  • Searching for financial assistance for law school? Consider exploring outside scholarships.

Employment Opportunities

Follett's Bookstore

  • Fall term bookstore hours.


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Stephanie Altman

  • Advice Desk course available.

Professor Anita Bernstein

  • Appointed to AALS Torts and Compensation Executive Committee.
  • New publications.

Professor Bartram Brown

  • Two articles published this summer.
  • Research assistant opening.

Professor Sanford Greenberg

  • Congratulation to the Moot Court Honor Society.

Professor Steven Heyman

  • Article to be published.

Professor Dale Nance

  • Research assistant opening.

Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Research assistant opening.

International Law and Policy Development

  • GLAPI fall semester plenary meeting, Tuesday, September 1 at 12:00 noon, room 305.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Volunteer opportunity.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations
This week, all student organization announcements are listed together. Over the next few weeks, student organizations will begin posting their own Record announcement pages.

If you did not receive the letter and e-mail from the Office of Public Affairs explaining the new Record procedures, please contact Linda Valentino, the Record editor, at or 906-5252 as soon as possible.