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Headlines for the Week of March 31, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Commencement speaker.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Chicago-Kent Law Review 2003-04 board of editors.
  • London Law Consortium informational session.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar

  • Bar exam tips, April 1.
  • 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

  • National conference for the minority lawyer.
  • Bell Boyd & Lloyd's diversity committee invitation.
  • Summer positions at the National Center for Adoption Law & Policy.
  • Westlaw training for cost effective legal research on your summer job.
  • Introduction to fall interviewing program.

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 sdat4254.
  • Office hours.

Library

  • Library hours for spring semester.
  • Reference hours for spring semester.
  • Remote access for online databases.
  • Featured resource.
  • New copiers and copy cards.
  • Library suggestion box.
  • 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

  • The 25th annual Piper Lecture, "The Case for Sweeping Reforms of Employee Benefits," April 8.
  • Upcoming 2003 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Employment

Public Affairs

  • 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

  • Last week for Barrister Ball tickets.
  • Elections Tuesday, April 1, and Wednesday, April 2.
  • Wine tasting--did you forget to RSVP?

Chicago Bar Association

  • 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.

Corporate Law Society
  • Join the Corporate Law Society for the second annual alumnae/i reception, April 15.

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

  • Blood and platelet drive for Children's Memorial Hospital.
  • Parent organization dinner meeting at Harry Caray's, April 17.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • 12th annual KJF Spring Auction, April 9.
  • 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

  • First annual Lake Michigan boat cruise alumni reception, April 15.

South Asian Law Students Association

  • Samosa and kabob sale.
  • Elections for next year.
  • Next meeting.
  • Exciting IABA events this month.
Women in Law
  • Applications for Esther Rothstein award.
  • Applications for summer fellowship.

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