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Headlines for the Week of November 3, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Congratulations to Professor Nancy Marder.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Spring 2004 preliminary schedule.
  • Fall 2003 final exams.
  • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • ASP program on preparing for and taking exams.
  • CALI award winners for summer 2003.
  • Flu shots.
  • Illinois bar exam: Q&A with bar examiners.
  • U-Pass FAQ.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar

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

Student Services

  • Last chance for flu shots.
  • Possible religious conflict with July bar exam.
  • ABA mentor program for students with disabilities.
  • Upcoming programs in November.

Career Services

  • 1L job posting passwords are now available.
  • Don't forget the 1L tours of the Career Services Office.
  • Out-of-state job search program.
  • Black Law Students Association Career Panel.
  • CBA Young Lawyers Section all-school social.
  • Equal Justice America summer $3,500 legal service fellowships.

Scholarships

  • 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.
  • U.S. Attorney's Office summer 2004 externships.
  • 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: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic/

Legal Research and Writing

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

Writing competitions

  • LatCrit Student Scholar Program.
  • N.Y.U. School of Law Environmental Law Essay Contest.
  • AIPLA Quarterly Journal Publication Staff 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 sdat4300.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library

  • 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!

LexisNexis

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

Westlaw

  • October drawing.
  • Student representative hours.
Faculty
  • 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.
  • Thanksgiving and final exams building and library hours.
  • Fall 2003 semester building and library hours.
  • 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

  • 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.

Corporate Law Society

  • "Five Things Every Lawyer Should Know About In-House Counsel Practice", with speaker Anthony E. Cascino, Jr., Tuesday, November 4, at noon.

Environmental Law Society

  • Speaker panel: "Green buildings."

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

  • KJF spooky spaghetti dinner "thank you."
  • 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?"

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • Speaker event: "The State of Unions Today" and "How Negotiations Work: Approach to Negotiating the GE Contract," Tuesday, November 11, at 4:00 p.m.

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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