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Headlines for the Week of January 27, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Sculpture in concourse.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • "Law as a Profession: From Law Student to Lawyer," Wednesday, February 5.
  • 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

  • February office closings.
  • Summer opportunities for 1Ls program.
  • Patent Law Job Fair.
  • Summer associate opportunity.
  • Robert Masur fellowship.


  • 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

  • LADR applications due February 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:

Writing competitions

  • No 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 sdat4244.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • 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!

  • Congratulations to the new Lexis student representative Jennifer Kaminsky.


  • Check out the new Chicago-Kent College of Law Westlaw Web site!
  • Learn how to use Westlaw in your job search!
  • Contact your student representatives.
  • Do you know the lab hours or how to use the printers?
  • 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

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Health Law Society
  • "Opportunities in Health Law Conference," Monday, January 27 at 4:30 p.m. in room 510.

International Law Student Association

  • General meeting, Thursday, January 29, at noon and 5:00 p.m.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • General meeting.
  • Bake sale.
  • 12th annual spring auction.
  • Donate-A-Phone and save lives.
  • KJF 2002-03 executive board.

Labor & Employment Law Society
  • First spring semester meeting.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • We do the work for you!
  • Volunteer opportunities.
  • Public interest law.

South Asian Law Students Association

  • Somosa sale.
  • National SALSA conference.
  • Indian Bar Association meeting.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

  • Speaker event with Howard Lyman.
  • Sign up for the animal law course.

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