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Headlines for the Week of March 24, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Commencement speaker.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

Registrar

  • Change of division deadline for fall 2003.
  • Computer exam sign-up.
  • Exam reschedule requests.

Financial Aid

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

Career Services

  • Opportunities in the government sector video available.
  • University of Miami Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium.
  • Attention 3Ls: Job hunting in a recession.
  • Be sure to sign up in the CSO for the Lexis-Nexis "Build Your Future" programs.
  • Reminder: Evening law student program on Wednesday, March 26.
  • Be sure to fill out the Myers Briggs inventory by Monday, March 24, for the program on Tuesday, March 25.

Scholarships

  • External scholarships list.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Summer 2003 clinic in-house applications available.
  • Summer and fall 2003 legal externships for 2Ls.
  • U.S. Attorney's Office externship opportunity.
  • 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: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic/

Writing competitions

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • New McAfee Virus scanning engine 4.2.40.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Please log off all lab PCs.
  • Standard monthly network maintenance reminder.
  • Personal computer maintenance.
  • A word about recent viruses, worms and trojans.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4253.
  • Office hours.

Library

  • Library hours for spring semester.
  • Reference hours for spring semester.
  • Remote access for online databases.
  • Featured resource.
  • Career Services books located in the library.
  • 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!

LexisNexis
  • New Lexis quiz now available in lab 700 and online.
  • Find out how to earn 150 Lexis points.
  • New Lexis case briefs can help you prepare for class.
  • Spring semester lab hours.

Westlaw

  • Westlaw advanced certification program sessions, coming in March.
  • Check out the new Chicago-Kent College of Law Westlaw Web site!
  • Contact your student representatives.
Faculty

Professor Susan Adams

  • Legal writing teaching assistants needed.
Institutes & Centers
  • No announcements in this issue.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring building/library hours.
  • New and better parking rate at Interparking location at 550 W. Jackson.
  • Discounted parking locations for faculty, staff and students.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions

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

Continuing Legal Education

  • Attention all students interested in civil rights litigation.
  • The 25th annual Piper Lecture, April 8, "The Case for Sweeping Reforms of Employee Benefits."
  • Upcoming 2003 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Employment

Public Affairs

  • February 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.

Student Bar Association

  • Wine appreciation tasting and lessons.
  • Last week for $40 price for Barrister's Ball tickets.
  • Get discounts at Nicole Miller, Modern Tuxedo and the Palmer House for the Barrister's Ball.
Chicago Bar Association
  • Upcoming news and events in March.
  • CBA Barrister's Ball dinner dance tickets on sale.

Christian Legal Society

  • Speaker event: "Economic Justice: Confronting Poverty in a Capitalistic Society," April 1.
  • Lenten opportunity for service -- The Christian Legal Society announces partnership with Old St. Patrick's Church "Outreach" program.

Environmental Law Society

  • Trip to the International Crane Foundation and Devil's Lake.

Health Law Society

  • Election of officers, April 2.
  • Spring conference, April 9.

International Law Student Association

  • Fall 2002 member of the semester award.

International Moot Court Honors Society

  • Congratulations International Moot Court participants!

Justinian Society

  • The John Marshall 2nd annual Culture Fest, March 28.
  • Blood drive April 16.
  • Accepting submissions for the Justinian Society cookbook.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • One month until the 12th annual KJF Spring Auction.
  • Call for donations.
  • "Name the Public Interest Law Journal" contest!
  • Volunteers always welcome.

Labor & Employment Law Society

  • Speaker event, March 31.
  • 25th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, April 8.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Barry's Saturday Social, activity TBA, March 29.
  • First annual Lake Michigan boat cruise alumni reception, April 15.
Women in Law
  • Applications for Esther Rothstein award.
  • Applications for summer fellowship.

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