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Headlines for the Week of April 22, 2002

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Elevator news flashes.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: Last week of class.
  • Spring 2002 exam schedule.
  • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Fall 2002 registration.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar

  • Computer exam sign-up.
  • Exam reschedule.
  • Graduation fee.

Financial Aid

  • Summer loan processing.
  • Exit interviews.
  • FAFSA information.

Career Services

  • Introduction to the fall on-campus interviewing program for the class of 2003 and 2004 students.
  • 2002 grads: does educational debt impact your career choice?
  • "Lawyer's Workshop" sponsored by the ISBA.
  • NALP director of Legal Employers.
  • Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair.
  • Minnesota minority recruitment conference.

Scholarships

  • External scholarships - new awards listed.

Office of Alumnae/i Relations

  • Graduation information for May 2002 and December 2001 graduates.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Fall 2002 in-house clinics application deadline extended to April 24.
  • Legal externship program -- summer and fall 2002 semesters.
  • Opening in summer: 2002 First Defense Legal Aid Clinic.
  • Chicago-Kent establishes Family Law Clinic.
  • First Defense Legal Aid (FDLA) Clinic.
  • Web site for Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic/

Writing competitions

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Softest registration.
  • Exams on computers.
  • Network security.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4197.

Libraries

  • Library hours for spring semester.
  • Reference hours for spring semester.
  • Document Center hours for spring semester.
  • Library summer hours.
  • Reference hours for summer semester.
  • Exam hours.
  • LexisNexis and Westlaw printers.
  • Summer associates Quick Start.
  • Exam database.
  • Resource of the week.
  • Library tutorial: BNA databases.
  • Library suggestion box now available.
  • Inter-library loan policy.
  • Consideration for others in the library.
  • Study room policy.
  • Library cell phone policy.
  • Library food and drink policy.
  • Please guard your valuables!

LexisNexis

  • Sign-up for Prepare to Practice training and learn cost-effective researching skills!
  • Sign-up TODAY for Rewards of Working Smarter.
  • Important information about Get and Print.
  • Enron materials on LexisNexis.
  • Free printing and red "help" phones in all labs.
  • LexisNexis student representative lab hours.

Westlaw

  • Sign-up to attend Westlaw summer associate training.
  • Westlaw use over the summer.
  • Free access to Westlaw for two months after graduation.
  • Utilize your printer privileges effectively.
  • Use Westlaw hotline phones to get technical and reference help.
  • Instructions on how to print to the new Westlaw printers.
  • Learn more about Westlaw Rewards.
Faculty

Professor Ronald Staudt

  • Research assistants needed for cutting-edge research project.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Information Technology and Law

  • Two research assistants needed for summer.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2002 semester building/library hours.
  • Discounted parking rates for students.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Reserving a room at the Downtown Campus.

Admissions

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates!
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal Education

  • ATTENTION: All students interested in federal taxation.
  • Upcoming 2002 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Employment

Public Affairs

  • New Record design templates available.

Special Notices

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Click here for the new template to use for creating Record announcement pages.

Amnesty International

  • Movie night this month.
  • Upcoming elections for 2002-03.

Black Law Students Association

  • Upcoming events.
  • 2002-03 executive board elections.

Federalist Society

  • Last meeting of the year, April 23.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • IPLS elections this week.

International Law Student Association

  • Study abroad scholarship.
  • General meeting.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Student Organization of the Year 2002.
  • Auction a success.
  • Volunteers.
  • End of the year meeting.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

  • Become a member of PAD today!

Public Interest Resource Center

  • We do the work for you.
  • Donate a phone and save lives.
  • Public interest law.

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