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Headlines for the Week of February 23, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Law as a Profession Day.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes, Wednesday, February 25 (Law as a Profession Day).
  • Fall 2003 grade distributions.
  • 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

  • Garfield & Marks fashion presentation.

Career Services

  • Office closed Tuesday, February 24, through Thursday, February 26.
  • Program: Job Search Strategies for the Small and Mid-Size Firm Market.
  • Student organization summer fellowship information meeting.
  • Reminder: CBA/YLS Meet the Firm Night.
  • Program for evening students who work in the non-legal arena: Advice on How to Get Legal Experience.
  • Myers-Briggs workshops.

Scholarships

  • 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

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Judicial externships: Summer and fall semesters.
  • Summer legal externship opportunity.
  • Internal Revenue Service summer legal externship.
  • 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
  • Employment opportunity.
  • Study-abroad program.

Writing competitions

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Microsoft security update CRITICAL.
  • Experiencing network connectivity issues during class.
  • Top three ways to stop SPAM.
  • Windows update.
  • Fall printing account balances due.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4323.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library

  • Regular library hours.
  • Reference librarian hours.
  • Featured resource.
  • WebVoyage.
  • 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 Vivien Gross

  • Summer employment and externship opportunities with the IRS. Application deadline: March 10.
Institutes & Centers

Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest

  • Part-time student associate positions.
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

  • 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.
  • January 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.

Black Law Students Association

  • Learn more about black-history maker Heather Nelson, a Chicago-Kent alumna.
  • Reparations Forum, February 26.

Environmental Law Society

  • Environmental 2004.

Corporate Law Society

  • Corporate Attorneys vs. Litigators: The Pros and Cons of Two Branches of Practice, Tuesday, February 24, at noon.

International Law Students Association

  • General meeting, Tuesday, February 24 -- prize!
  • Foreign affairs discussion group.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Meeting for current and prospective members.

Justinian Society

  • Parent organization law school mixer at Sorriso's, Thursday, March 25.
  • Speaker panel with president, Tom Battista, and others, Wednesday, March 31.
  • Blood drive with Children's Memorial Hospital, Tuesday, April 27.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Summer fellowship informational meeting.
  • 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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