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Headlines for the Week of October 27, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent
  • Congratulations to Professor Vivien Gross.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Fall 2003 final exams.
  • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Flu shots.
  • U.S. District Court: "Courtroom as Classroom" event.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Change of division requests.
  • Final exam reschedules.
  • Pass/fail revocations.

Student Services

  • Flu shots at Chicago-Kent.
  • ABA mentor program for students with disabilities.

Career Services

  • 1Ls: Resume workshop and office tours.
  • Practice tracks.
  • Evening law students: "Preparing for the Bar Exam."
  • ABA program "Uncovering Satisfying Career Paths."
  • LL.M.s: International Student Interviewing Program.
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) opportunities: Summer, academic year and post-graduate fellowships.
  • New resources.


  • New awards listed for the external scholarships list.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program

  • Weekly "pearls of wisdom" available on Web site.
  • Don't miss the "Getting Started" series.

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Spring 2004 in-house clinic applications available.
  • Legal externship program opportunities for spring 2004.
  • The Intellectual Property Patent 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:

Legal Research and Writing

  • The first annual Legal Affairs Writing Contest for Law Students.

Writing competitions

  • International Association of Defense Counsel Legal Writing Contest.
  • Legal Affairs writing contest.
  • ABA Section of Criminal Justice Student Writing Contest.
  • ABA Section of Business Law Student Writing Contest.
  • Alliance Defense Fund William Pew Religious Freedom Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Windows Update instructions.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Standard monthly network maintenance reminder.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4299.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Library fall hours.
  • Fall reference librarian hours.
  • Featured resource.
  • New library loan period.
  • 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!


  • Student associate work schedules.
  • Contact information.
  • New Lexis features.


  • October drawing.
  • Student representative hours.
  • No announcements in this issue.
Institutes & Centers
Institute for Law and the Workplace
  • Louis Jackson Writing Competition.
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.


  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • Attention: All students interested in Illinois Public Sector Labor and Employment Law.
  • Attention: All students interested in international law.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2004 programs.

Public Affairs

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.
  • Record now on weekly publication schedule.

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.

NOTE: Each student organization will be responsible for posting its own announcements beginning with the October 13 issue of the Record. Please see the important Record announcement at the beginning of this headline page.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • Speaker panel: "Out in Law School and the Legal Profession."

Environmental Law Society

  • Speaker panel: "Green buildings."

Health Law Society

  • Plaintiff's attorney vs. defense attorney, October 30 at noon.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • Annual student resume workshop, October 13 through November 13.

Justinian Society

  • Congratulations to Chicago-Kent Justinian Society scholarship recipients.
  • Cocktail and dinner party rescheduled for Thursday, November 13!
  • Blood and platelet drive with Children's Memorial Hospital, November 25.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Spooky spaghetti dinner fund-raiser.
  • Upcoming events.
  • Public Interest Law Journal.

Law Review

  • New staff members for 2003-04.
  • Best case comment from the summer candidacy program.
  • Upcoming issue: "Do Children Have First Amendment Rights?"

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Become a volunteer mediator at the Center for Conflict Resolution.
  • Volunteers needed at the Evanston Shelter for Battered Women.
  • Help cats and dogs at the Anti-Cruelty Society.
  • Office hours.

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