In this issue...  Week of August 31, 1998





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
  • David Gerber's reception.
  • First meeting of Project Bosnia IPRO.
  • Discussions with Bosnia Refugee Group.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • More CALI award winners.
  • Change to mandatory curve for elective courses.
  • Enterprising students wanted for IIT Interprofessional Projects (IPRO's).
  • Spring 1998 grade distributions.
  • Academic Calendar Reminder: No classes on September 7.
  • Faculty/Staff Team prevails in softball game against students.


  • Summary of DEADLINES for the month of September.
    Filing deadline for February Illinois bar exam.
    Pass/Fail election.
    Adding a course.
    Application for graduation.
    Student Directory Privacy Form.

  • I.D. Validation Stickers are available

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.


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

Student Services

  • Teaching assistant workshop and office hours.
  • Student resource library.
  • London Law Program DEADLINE.

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

  • Student worker position available.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumnae/i & Student outing at Wrigley Field on September 10.

Career Services

  • 2Ls, 3Ls, & 4Ls, complete our Summer Experience Survey and win a FREE prize!
  • Upcoming programs: FOCI Interview Tips; Department of Justice; Using LEXIS to Research Employers; Summer Associate Information Share; Finding a Job in Small & Mid-sized Firms.
  • Videotapes now available from City of Chicago & McBride Baker & Coles programs.
  • DEADLINE: Registration due Wednesday, Sept. 2, for BLSA Midwest Minority Recruitment Conference.
  • Counseling appointments & mock interviews now available during our new fall hours!
  • Fall on-campus interview (FOCI) updates.
  • Job opportunities & other Record handouts.

Information Center

  • Lexis Passwords are now available at the Services Desk.
  • Student IDs now available at the Service Desk.
  • Information Center offers tutorials on Lexsee/Find exercise for 1L students.
  • Reminder: Information Center hours for Labor Day weekend.
  • Study room available.
  • Reminder: Laptops in the Information Center.

Public Affairs

  • Guidelines for submitting broadcast messages.


  • 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.


  • 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


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Fred Abbott

  • International and Comparative Law Certificate Program.

Professor Bartram Brown

  • Research assistant opening.

Professor Philip Hablutzel

  • Discount Subscriptions: Wall St. Journal, Barron's, & Financial Times.

Professor Dale Nance

  • Research assistant opening.

Professor Kimberly Pace

  • George Hutchinson Writing Contest winner.
  • Intellectual Property Program.

Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Research assistant opening.

Professor Joan Steinman

  • Pro Bono opportunity.
  • 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)

  • Public interest pro bono volunteer opportunity.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations
This week, announcements from those student organizations not listed below are posted together. Student organizations will be responsible for posting their own announcement pages in the September 21 Record.

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.

Chicago Bar Association

  • Chief lobbyist for NOW speaks at CBA on Tuesday, September 1.
  • Chicago-Kent student receives new YLS award.
  • Law Student Membership Only $8/year!

Christian Legal Society

Women in Law

  • Reminder: General meetings Wednesday at 3 & 5 p.m. in room 270.
  • Autumn Welcome Reception.
  • New mentorship program links students with practitioners.
  • Find out what's happening in Chicago on the WIL web page!