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Headlines for the Week of January 20, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Welcome back!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Welcome Back!
  • "Law as a Profession: From Law Student to Lawyer," Wednesday, February 5. Registration deadline, Friday, January 24.
  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, January 20.
  • Adding classes after the first week.
  • Spring 2003 initial reading assignments.
  • Spring 2003 classroom assignments.
  • Spring 2003 schedule changes.
  • Spring 2003 trial advocacy section assignments.
  • Spring 2003 final exams.
  • Bookstore hours and Web site.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • July 2003 Illinois bar application.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • Joke of the week.


  • Grade deadlines.
  • Deadline for pass/fail election.
  • Registration deadlines.
  • May 2003 graduation applications.
  • July 2003 Illinois bar exam.
  • MPRE exam information.

Financial Aid

  • Spring loan disbursements.
  • Update: Federal regulation changes.

Career Services

  • Reminder -- MPILCC deadline.
  • Mock interviews for LL.M. students.
  • Summer opportunities for 1Ls program.
  • Relocation of circulating books.


  • Law School Association Board of Directors Scholarship deadline extended to Friday, January 31.
  • External scholarships list -- NEW awards listed.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Orientation Wednesday, January 22, for in-house clinic students.
  • LADR applications due Febuary 7.
  • Research assistant opportunity for 2Ls and 3Ls.
  • Chicago-Kent establishes Family Law Clinic.
  • Web site for Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy

  • Panel discussion: "A Constitution for Europe: The Next Step in European Integration?", January 23.

Writing competitions

  • Three new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Welcome back!
  • You asked for it, you got it -- new computers.
  • Scanning station now available in 5th floor student lounge.
  • Printing accounts reset December 24.
  • Fall printing account balances are due.
  • A word about recent viruses, worms and trojans.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4242.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Welcome back!
  • Library holiday hours.
  • Library hours for spring semester.
  • Reference hours for spring semester.
  • Labor cartoons on the 7th floor.
  • Remote access for online databases.
  • Featured resource.
  • Library book sale.
  • Library suggestion box.
  • 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!

  • Win 250 points with a chance to win 5000.
  • Congratulations to the new Lexis student representative Jennifer Kaminsky.
  • Lexis sweepstakes drawing approaching.


  • Check out West Report images!
  • Please monitor the size of your printouts before printing.
  • Contact your student representatives.
  • Do you know the lab hours or how to use the printers?
  • Sign up for upcoming training sessions.
  • No faculty announcements in this issue.
Institutes & Centers

Graduate Program in Public Administration

  • MPA Program community mourns passing of Barbara Beam.

Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring building/library hours.
  • Discounted parking rates for students.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.


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

    Continuing Legal Education

    • Upcoming 2003 programs!
    • Student volunteer opportunities.

    Public Affairs

    • December Names in the News is now online.
    • Record templates available for students and administrators.

    Special Notices

    • Human Resources schedule online.
  • Student Organizations

    Student Organizations: Click here for the template to use for creating Record announcement pages. More information is available on the About the Record page.

    Kent Justice Foundation

    • 12th annual spring auction.
    • Bake sale
    • Donate-A-Phone and save lives.

    Public Interest Resource Center

    • We do the work for you!
    • Public interest law.
    • Wanna volunteer?

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