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Headlines for the Week of April 7, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Piper Lecture.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Summer 2003 registration bulletin.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Pass/fail revocation deadline.
  • Computer exam registration: Sign up electronically by April 18.
  • Exam conflicts/reschedule request deadline is April 18.

Financial Aid

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

Career Services

  • Reminder: Job hunting in a recession program on April 8.
  • Reminder: LexisNexis programs on April 8 & 9.
  • Discount to students on an international internships publication.
  • Women Everywhere: Partners in Service.


  • 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:

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 sdat4255.
  • Office hours.


  • Library hours for spring semester.
  • Reference hours for spring semester.
  • 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!

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

Professor Susan Adams

  • Legal writing teaching assistants needed.
Institutes & Centers

Stuart Graduate School of Business
  • “Best Employers, Best Results: Global Survey Findings,” Arturo Fisher of Hewitt Associates, April 9.

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.


  • 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.
  • Attention: All students interested in current federal tax issues.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.


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 two days for Barrister Ball tickets. Sales end at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
  • Law Week begins Monday, April 7.

Chicago Bar Association

  • CBA Barrister's Ball dinner dance tickets on sale.

Christian Legal Society

  • Market Values and the Lawyer, April 8.

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

  • Spring conference, April 9.

International Law Student Association

  • General meeting, Tuesday, April 8.
  • Foreign affairs discussion group -- China.

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.
  • New Justinian Society executive board for the 2003-04 school year.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • 12th annual KJF Spring Auction, Wednesday, April 9. Support a worthy cause and have fun. All you can eat and drink.

Labor & Employment Law Society

  • 25th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, April 8.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Purchase tickets by Monday, April 7, at 6:00 p.m. for the first annual Lake Michigan Boat Cruise, April 11.
  • Corporate alumni reception, April 15.

South Asian Law Students Association

  • General meeting, April 8.
  • MILER BAR prep course!
  • Henna tattooing day.
  • Samosa sale huge success.

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