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Headlines for the Week of January 26, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Congratulation to Professor M. Malin on the publication of his casebook on public sector employment.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Adding classes after the first week.
  • ASP small group sessions.
  • Distribution of Spring U-Passes and new ID cards.
  • ASP workshop: Learning from Experience: How to Interpret Your Exam Results and Plan Ahead.
  • Illinois bar registration: Q&A with bar examiners.
  • Family and Friends Day.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar

  • Grading deadlines and class ranks.
  • July bar examination deadline.
  • Pass/fail election deadline.
  • Graduation application deadline.
  • Making up an incomplete.
  • Student health insurance.

Financial Aid

  • Exit interviews.
  • Disbursement dates.
  • FAFSA information.
  • Tax benefits for higher education.

Student Services

  • ASP workshop: Learning from Experience: How to Interpret Your Exam Results and Plan Ahead.
  • Please RSVP now for Family & Friends Day, January 31.
  • Important bar admissions program for 1Ls.
  • ID cards & U-Passes still available.
  • Health insurance enrollment and waivers for spring.
  • Spring ASP small group sessions.
  • Intramural sports on main campus.

Career Services

  • Reminder for 1L summer opportunities program.
  • Reminder: Networking tips for young lawyers program.
  • Mock interviews for students registered for the Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference.
  • Office tours.
  • Housing and urban development application deadline extended.
  • Scholarship for the Cook County Public Defenders Office.
  • Interviewing tips.

Scholarships

  • Chicago-Kent scholarship opportunities application deadline is Monday, February 16.
  • New external awards listed:
    • ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship.
    • Blind Service Association Scholarship.
    • Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship.
    • Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Scholarship.
    • West Suburban Bar Association Scholarship.
    • Cook County Bar Association Scholarship.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program

  • Petitions available for spring small group membership.
  • Final program of the "Getting Started" series.

Law Offices/Clinic

  • LADR application deadline is Friday, February 13.
  • 2Ls and 3Ls: Hotline Clinic Program opportunity.
  • 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/

International Law and Policy
  • Chicago-Kent welcomes new international faculty.

Writing competitions

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Welcome back!
  • Printing accounts reset December 22.
  • Fall printing account balances due.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4317.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library

  • Regular library hours.
  • Reference librarian hours.
  • Featured resource.
  • New e-mail terminals.
  • 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

  • Student representative hours.
Faculty

Read the Faculty Newsletter for the latest information about the Chicago-Kent faculty's recent speaking engagements, forthcoming publications, new research projects and other activities.

From Professor Lori Andrews

  • Two opportunities for student research assistants.
Institutes & Centers

  • No announcements in this issue.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2004 building and library hours.
  • Student employment for Chicago-Kent.
  • Spring 2004 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

  • Student workers needed for spring 2004.
  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2004 programs.

Employment

Public Affairs

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.
  • December Names in the News is now online.

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

  • General meeting.
  • Social at Dave and Buster's.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Public interest lawyers panel.
  • Conferences and retreats.
  • 13th annual KJF auction.
  • Public Interest Law Journal.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • NALP Public Interest Resource Directory.
  • Donate-A-Phone.
  • Volunteer at the Children's Place Association.
  • Office hours.

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