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Headlines for the Week of April 28, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Registration.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle


  • Summer 2003 registration.
  • Pass/fail revocation deadline.

Financial Aid

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

Career Services

  • Women & Minority Conference, "Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges", May 2.
  • Information on the Minnesota Minority Recruiting Conference is now available in the Career Services Office. Deadline is Friday, June 13.


  • External scholarships list.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Fall 2003 applications available.
  • Chicago-Kent 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

  • Exams on computers.
  • Installation instructions for SofTest.
  • Taking your exam on a laptop -- new guidelines.
  • Taking your exam on a lab computer -- new procedures.
  • Links to important computer exam instructions.
  • Computer lab maintenance, May 7-9.
  • Registration for exams starts April 28.
  • Preparing your computer for exams -- general computer maintenance.
  • The truth about downloading and sharing music files.
  • Intellectual property rights and Chicago-Kent's reminder on ethical actions.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Please log off all lab PC's.
  • Standard monthly network maintenance reminder.
  • A word about recent viruses, worms and trojans.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4259.
  • Office hours.


  • Library hours for final exams.
  • Library hours for Memorial Day weekend.
  • Library hours for spring semester.
  • Reference hours for spring semester.
  • Featured resource.
  • Increased network access in study rooms.
  • New library display.
  • 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.
  • No faculty announcement in this issue.
Institutes & Centers

Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest

Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring building/library hours.
  • Building and library hours during exams and commencement/Memorial Day weekend.
  • 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

  • Attention: All students interested in current federal tax issues.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2003 programs.


Public Affairs

  • March 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.

International Law Student Association

  • Election of officers.
  • Summer scholarship application.

Justinian Society

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

Kent Justice Foundation

  • KJF summer fellowship applications.
  • Run for KJF executive board.
  • Auction a success.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Final meeting, Tuesday, May 6.
  • Are you interested in being an officer next year?

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Student advisor wanted.

South Asian Law Students Association

  • SALSA's 2003-04 board.

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