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Headlines for the Week of May 12, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Exams.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle


  • Additional summer course offerings.
  • Pass/fail revocation deadline.
  • Fall registration.
  • Clinical registration.

Financial Aid

  • Summer loan disbursements.

Student Services

  • Applications for fall 2003 TA positions.

Career Services

  • Cook County State's Attorney's Office still has summer 2003 volunteer positions.
  • 2003 Equal Justice Works Fellowship opportunities.
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has summer law clerk positions available.
  • 2004 Equal Justice Works Fellowships brochure containing selection criteria, deadlines and other program related information is now available.
  • Reminder: Informational handouts available.


  • External scholarships list.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • 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.
  • 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 sdat4261.
  • Office hours.


  • Library hours for final exams.
  • Library hours for Memorial Day weekend.
  • 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.


  • Check out the new Chicago-Kent College of Law Westlaw Web site!
  • Contact your student representatives.
Professor Sheldon Nahmod
  • Section 1983 litigation, the Pledge of Allegiance and political rituals among topics of recent presentations around the country
Institutes & Centers
  • No announcements in this issue.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Student employment for the summer term.
  • 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 and Professional Education

  • Attention: All students interested in legal and tax issues affecting Not-For-Profit organizations.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2003 programs.

Public Affairs

  • This week's Record will be the last issue for the spring term.
  • Summer biweekly Record publication begins with May 26 issue.
  • 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

  • 2003-04 officers.
  • Summer scholarship recipient.

Justinian Society

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

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Finishing up the year.
  • Election results will be announced.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Are you interested in being an officer next year?

Public Interest Resource Center

  • New student advisor to be announced.
  • Volunteer and public interest links.
  • Donate-A-Phone and save lives.

South Asian Law Students Association

  • SALSA's 2003-04 board.

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