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Headlines for the Week of March 1, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Professor Philip Hablutzel.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Correction regarding elective courses subject to mandatory curve.
  • Joke of the week.


  • 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

  • Chicago Legal Historical Society event.
  • National Italian American Foundation's student workshop.

Career Services

  • Reminder: Job Search Strategies for the Small and Mid-Size Firm Market.
  • Myers-Briggs workshops.
  • Fall 2004 internship opportunity with U.S. attorney's office.
  • National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) graduates to leaders workshop in law.
  • Kent Justice Foundation summer fellowship applications available.


  • New external awards listed:
    • Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Law Scholarship.
    • Alabama Law Foundation -- Cabaniss, Johnston Scholarship.
    • Attorney -- CPA Foundation.
    • Federal Circuit Bar Association Scholarship.
    • Puerto Rican Bar Association Scholarship.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Judicial externships: Summer and fall semesters.
  • Legal externship with William Wrigley Company.
  • 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:

International Law and Policy
  • Lecture on WTO and China, Wednesday, March 3, at 3:00 p.m.
  • Deadline to apply to study in Hamburg, Germany, for fall term is Friday, April 30.

Writing competitions

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Latest virus information.
  • Top three ways to stop SPAM.
  • Windows update.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4328.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • 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!


  • 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 Vivien Gross

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

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Exam review sessions for Employee Benefits Law or Gift and Estate Tax.
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.


  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • Attention: All students interested in civil rights litigation.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2004 programs.

Public Affairs

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

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 Lionel Jean-Baptiste, a Chicago-Kent alumnus.

Environmental Law Society

  • Environmental 2004.

International Law Students Association

  • Bake sale, Monday, March 1.
  • Foreign affairs discussion group.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Meeting for current and prospective members.

Justinian Society

  • 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.

Moot Court Honor Society

  • Congratulations to last week's competitors!
  • Mardi Gras competition.
  • Lefkowitz Trademark Competition -- Best brief & 2nd place!
  • Jessup International Law Competition.

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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