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Headlines for the Week of August 25, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Another USAID grant.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • General announcements:
    • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, September 1.
    • New Chicago-Kent master calendar.
    • CTA U-Pass program.
    • Health insurance deadline.
    • Furniture in the classrooms.
    • Award to Tarek Fadel.
  • To entering students:
    • Student handbook and Code of Conduct.
    • Amendments to your applications for admission.
    • ASP program on class preparation and Socratic method, Wednesday, August 27.
  • To returning students:
    • Initial reading assignments.
    • Fall course information updates.
    • Fall classroom assignments.
    • Fall exam schedule.
    • Adding and dropping courses.
    • Trial Advocacy section assignments.
    • Courses likely to be offered in spring 2004 semester.
    • Notice about upper-level Legal Writing courses.
    • CALI Award winners for spring 2003.
    • Grade distributions for spring 2003.
    • Class ranks/GPA cut-offs for spring 2003.
    • London Law Consortium program.
    • Legal Writing ethics guidelines.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Welcome back.
  • Office hours and contact information.
  • Registration deadline.
  • Health insurance deadline.
  • Student privacy rights and FERPA.
  • Pass/fail election deadline.
  • Graduation application deadline.
  • Summer session grades.
  • Incomplete make-up notices.
  • Registration information for the Illinois bar exam.

Student Services

  • Applications for fall 2003 TA positions.

Career Services

  • 7th annual Prosecutorial Opportunities Symposium.
  • Attorney General's honors program.
  • Scholarship for the Cook County Public Defender's Office.
  • Summer survey.
  • Reminder: Mandatory meeting for Fall On-Campus Interviewing Program.
  • Summer associate table talk.
  • Welcome back returning students.
  • Don't forget to sign up for mock interviews.
  • Lavender Law 2003 Conference.


  • Important information for 2003-04 Chicago-Kent scholarship recipients.
  • New awards listed for the external scholarships list.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Law Office's in-house orientation.
  • 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:

International Law and Policy

  • Course offerings.
  • Study abroad programs.
  • Externship at Mexican Consulate.
  • International programming.

Writing competitions

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Welcome new students.
  • Orientation and computer technology at Chicago-Kent.
  • Laptop configuration and technology training schedules.
  • Information regarding changes to the alumnae/i e-mail server at Main Campus CNS.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumnae/i at
  • How to transfer your existing Chicago-Kent e-mail to your new alumnae/i account.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Standard monthly network maintenance reminder.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4285.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Welcome new and returning students!
  • Library fall hours.
  • Labor Day weekend hours.
  • Fall reference librarian hours.
  • Featured resource.
  • 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!
  • No announcements in this issue.
Institutes & Centers
  • No announcements in this issue.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Student employment for the fall term.
  • Discounted parking locations for faculty, staff and students.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.


  • Student workers needed.
  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates and help to recruit next year's entering class.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • ATTENTION: All students interested in Federal Sector Labor Law.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2003-04 programs.


Public Affairs

  • Record returns to weekly fall schedule.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices

  • Human Resources fall 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.

Environmental Law Society

  • Environmental Moot Court.

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