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Headlines for the Week of February 2, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Good news.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Illinois bar registration: Q&A with bar examiners.


  • 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

  • 1Ls attending the Bar Admissions Program can save at least $350!
  • Black History Month -- BLSA profiles.
  • Networking program for young professionals.
  • ID cards and U-Passes still available.
  • Spring ASP small group sessions.

Career Services

  • Reminder: Government panel program.
  • Reminder: Interviewing tips program.
  • Reminder: 1L office tours.
  • Mock interviews available.
  • Patent law interview program.
  • YLS meet the firms night.
  • Law student interview workshop.
  • Government services career fair.
  • New/updated resource: Environmental Law Careers Directory 2003-04.
  • Summer housing wanted.


  • Chicago-Kent scholarship opportunities application deadline is Monday, February 16.
  • Asian Law Student Scholarship.
  • Law School Association Board of Directors Scholarship.
  • The Honorable Dean J. Sodaro Memorial Scholarship.
  • New external awards listed:
    • DuPage County Bar Foundation Hartman Stime Scholarship.
    • Polish Women's Civic Club Inc.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program

  • Petitions available for spring small group membership.
  • Materials from exam review program.

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Judicial externships: Summer and fall semesters.
  • Summer legal externship opportunity.
  • 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:

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

  • Printing accounts reset December 22.
  • Fall printing account balances due.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4321.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Regular library hours.
  • Reference librarian hours.
  • Featured resource.
  • Introducing WebVoyage.
  • 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!


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


  • Student representative hours.

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.


  • 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.


Public Affairs

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

  • Bake sale, Monday, February 2.
  • General meeting.
  • Spring 2004 officers.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • General meeting.
  • Government lawyers panel.
  • Valentine's bake sale, Thursday, February 12.
  • 13th annual spring auction.
  • Conferences and retreats.
  • Donate-A-Phone.
  • 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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