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Headlines for the Week of April 14, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Corporate law practice.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

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

Registrar

  • 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

  • Updated information for the Minority Law Student Job Fair.
  • Reminder: Westlaw training program for cost-effective research, April 15.
  • Introduction to fall on-campus interviewing, April 15 at noon and 5:15 p.m.
  • If you haven't yet made an appointment with our office, come in or call to make one.
  • National Black Prosecutor Association Job Fair, August 12.
  • Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference, September 5 & 6.

Scholarships

  • External scholarships list.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Summer and fall 2003 in-house clinic 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/

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • Information session for all certificate programs.

Program in Intellectual Property Law

  • Information session for all certificate programs.

Program in International and Comparative Law

  • Information session for all certificate programs.

Program in Labor and Employment Law

  • Information session for all certificate programs.

Writing competitions

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • The truth about downloading and sharing music files.
  • Intellectual property rights and Chicago-Kent's reminder on ethical actions.
  • Preparing your computer for exams.
  • Registration for exams starts April 28.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Please log off all lab PC's.
  • Standard monthly network maintenance reminder.
  • Personal computer maintenance.
  • A word about recent viruses, worms and trojans.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4257.
  • Office hours.

Library

  • 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!

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

From Professor Susan Adams

  • Legal writing teaching assistants needed.

From Certificate Program Faculty Directors

  • Information session for all certificate programs, April 14 at 4:30 p.m.
Institutes & Centers

Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest
  • Summer academic research assistants.

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 current federal tax issues.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2003 programs.

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.

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

Environmental Law Society

  • Final sign-up for camping trip.
  • Earth Day raffle.

International Law Student Association

  • Foreign affairs discussion group.
  • Bake sale.
  • Election of officers.
  • Summer scholarship application.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • Informational program on Chicago-Kent's certificate programs, April 14.

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.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Corporate alumni reception, April 15.

South Asian Law Students Association

  • Henna tattooing day.
  • SALSA's 2003-04 board.
  • Samosa sale a huge success.
Women in Law
  • End of the year reception
  • Esther Rothstein Award and summer fellowship.
  • Next year.

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