In this issue...  Week of September 28, 1998

   
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   News and Announcements from
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Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
  • Meeting with Albanian ambassador to the United States.
  • Meeting with counselor for legal affairs of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar Reminder: Classes 4:00 pm and later canceled September 29; all classes canceled September 30.
  • Student awards luncheon.
  • Courses subject to mandatory curve for elective courses; correction re: Professional Responsibility.

Registrar

  • Student Information System Migration:
    Migration period: October 2, 1998 - October 16, 1998.
    Some delays in services expected.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.

Student Services

  • City-wide minority law student picnic.
  • Secrets of success for law school and beyond.
  • Video available - Demystifying the Socratic Method!

Financial Aid

  • Warning: System down.
  • Office hours.

Career Services

  • DEADLINE: Student Careers Committee Applications Due 10/2.
  • MUST SEE CSO fall programming: Finding a job in public interest organization; Finding a job in a corporation; Summer study abroad opportunities.
  • Networking opportunities.
  • Four students win scholarships for marketing plans.
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts.

Information Center

  • LIR 4th annual conference on immigration.
  • Research guide to impeachment proceedings.
  • How to contact the Multimedia Services Department.
  • Tutorials on ProQuest.
  • Information Center open regular hours on Yom Kippur.

Public Affairs

Law Offices

  • Judicial Externships for Spring 1999 semester.

Center for Law and Computers

  • Sunday hours for October.
  • Answers to commonly asked questions.
  • E-mail stations.
  • CLC hours.
  • Reminder: Check out the network maintenance schedule for anticipated downtime.

Scholarships

  • 1998-99 External Scholarships listing.

Writing Contests

Employment Opportunities

 

  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs
   

Professor Michele Baker Richardson

  • Research assistant opening.

Professor Peggie Smith

  • Research assistant opening.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • National clearinghouse for legal services.
  • Tutor/Mentor opportunities.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • Event this week:
    9/29 & 10/1-Nancy Tikalsky: "Kenya: Beauty and the
    Beast".
  • Upcoming October events:
    10/5-Professor Christopher Stone: "Current Quandaries in
    International Environmental Law".
    10/15-7th Annual PEEL Alumni/Student Reception
    Professor Dan Tarlock: "Clean Water for What and for
    Whom?"
    10/20-PEEL alum Mary Reames, City of Chicago,
    Corporation Counsel's office (Envtl. Div'n).

Special Notices

  • Lawyers for the Creative Arts hold new speaker series. Meet an entertainment attorney in a small group setting.
  • New law journal at Chicago-Kent?

 

   
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  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations
   

Amnesty International

  • What is Amnesty International?
  • Upcoming Events:
    AI National Lawyers Meeting
    Law Students as Human Rights Activists Reception.
    Passing a UN treaty through the City Council of Chicago.
  • Taking action.
  • Human Rights facts - Did you know...?

Chicago Bar Association

  • The Chicago Bar Association All School Reception is Thursday October 8 from 4-6pm at the CBA building.
  • Reminder: YLS Volunteer Fair & Social Hour 10/6.

Christian Legal Society

  • Join us for bible study on Tuesday at noon.

Criminal Justice Society

Environmental Law Society

  • Event this week:
    9/29 & 10/1-Nancy Tikalsky: "Kenya: Beauty and the
    Beast".

  • Upcoming October events:
    10/5-Professor Christopher Stone: "Current Quandaries in
    International Environmental Law".
    10/20-PEEL Alum Mary Reames, City of Chicago,
    Corporation Counsel's office (Envtl. Div'n).

Illinois State Bar Association

  • "Alternative Careers in Law" speaker program. All students invited!
  • Chicago-area "Networking Social/Mixer" in mid-October. Mingle with members of the Young Lawyers Division.
  • ISBA law student membership. . .JOIN TODAY! Applications on Concourse.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Auction committees.
  • Next meeting - pizza & pop.

Women in Law

  • Autumn Welcome/Mentorship reception Oct. 1!
  • Speaker panel 10/14: Domestic Violence.
  • "What Every First-Year Female Law Student Should Know."
  • How you can help "stamp" out breast cancer.
  • Reminder: Don't forget to pay your '98-'99 dues!

   
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