In this issue... 
Week of October 11, 1999





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Meeting with JD/MBA students.
  • Polish visitors.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • New TV in student lounge.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Registrar's Office moving to the 5th floor.
    • Office will be closed Friday, October 15.
  • Use of a computer for final exams.
    • ATTENTION: Deadline to sign up is Thursday, October 28.
  • January 2000 graduates.
    • The final list of graduates is posted.

Administration and Finance

  • ATTENTION: A note from Public Safety.
  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Student employment for fall term.
  • Discounted parking rates for students.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Building hours.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Office hours.
  • Room reservations.

Student Services

  • Final exam accommodations.
  • Program announcement: Secrets of Success for Law School and beyond.

Financial Aid

  • Loan disbursements.
  • Entrance interviews.
  • 1999-2000 financial aid processing.
  • Office hours.
  • Frequently asked questions.

Career Services

  • Wanted: student careers committee volunteers.
  • Resume collection for students seeking jobs in New York City, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles & San Francisco, or Denver.
  • Looking for a job outside of Chicago? Don't miss the out of state job search program on Wednesday, October 13, at 5:00pm in room 510.
  • Spring 2000 judicial externship applications due Tuesday, October 12, by 5:00pm.
  • Summer internship in India.
  • Resume building opportunities available.
  • Resumes are due to employers participating in the NAPIL career fair by Monday, October 11.
  • Check out free seminars in October.


  • Student workers needed.
  • Excited to be attending Chicago-Kent? Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Hours.
  • Shepard's tutorial.
  • Study rooms.
  • Reminder.

Law Offices

  • Clinic students assist in litigation victories.
  • Advanced externship for spring 2000 semester. Applications due November 5 at 5:00pm.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

Center for Law and Computers

  • Microsoft Office 2000 Professional and Frontpage 2000 are here.
  • Student worker needed.
  • Network maintenance schedule.
  • New virus protection version 4.0.45.
  • New computers.


  • Chicago-Kent scholarship opportunities--DEADLINE EXTENDED.
  • Important information for 1999-2000 Chicago-Kent scholarship recipients.
  • 1999-2000 outside scholarships list.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming programs in 1999.
  • Attention: All students interested in labor law.
  • Attention: All students interested in derivatives and commoditries law.

Office of Public Affairs

  • Student organization Record procedure.
  • August Names in the News now available online.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Centennial Visitor Lecture and Reception

  • Douglass C. North, 1993 Nobel laureate in economics, will give this year's Centennial Lecture, Friday, October 15.

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Exam review.


  • Lab hours.
  • Freebies: Outlines, rules and highlighters.
  • Upcoming contest.
  • New
  • Software.
  • Tip of the week.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Public interest pro bono volunteer opportunities.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

International Law Society

  • GLAPI and the International Law Society to host two distinguished speakers in October.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

  • Networking seminar.
  • Chicago-Kent initiation.
  • Judge's Night.
  • Halloween social.
  • Not a member yet?
  • Outlines!!!

Women in Law

  • WIL 1L reception Tuesday, October 12, from 5:00-8:00pm in the 10th floor event room.
  • Bake sale on Wednesday, October 12, from 9:00am to 6:00pm in the Spak.
    • Members needed to bake and sit at the sale.