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Headlines for the Week of March 15, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Spring break!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: Spring break, March 13 through March 21.
  • 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

  • FAFSA for 2004-05 academic year.

Student Services

  • Be the next student orientation coordinator.
  • Student awards luncheon for 2002-03 academic year.

Career Services

  • Ernst & Young on-campus interviews.
  • LexisNexis "Build Your Future" classes.
  • Summer clerking position at IP firm.
  • New resources.


  • New external awards listed:
  • Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati, William A. McClain Scholarship.
  • Bohemian Lawyers' Association of Chicago Scholarship.
  • DuPage County Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers Scholarships.
  • Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundations Scholarship.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • General information and specific openings regarding legal externships for summer and fall semesters
  • New judicial externship opportunity.
  • 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
  • Current Supreme Court cases involving international legal issues.
  • Study abroad.
  • International Program events this spring.

Writing competitions

  • Berkeley Women's Law Journal Writing Award.
  • Defense Trial Counsel Writing Contest.
  • National Lesbian & Gay Law Association, Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Virus alert: Nestky, Bagle, and Mydoom.
  • Printer available in 5th floor student lounge.
  • Top three ways to stop SPAM.
  • Windows update.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4336.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Library hours over spring break.
  • Reference hours over spring break.
  • 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!


  • New quizzes posted on Web site!
  • Lexis representative hours and contact information.


  • 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 Susan Adams

  • Legal Research and Writing teaching assistant opening.

From Professor Kathryn Penrose

  • Congratulations to environmental moot court team!

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Exam review sessions for Employee Benefits Law and 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.


  • Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program.
  • 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

  • Chicago-Kent Web site redesign to launch March 16.
  • 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

  • Take the recycling survey!

International Law Students Association

  • 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.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Study aid sale.
  • The auction is coming.
  • KJF summer fellowships information.
  • Public Interest Law Journal.
Law Review
  • Latest issue of Chicago-Kent Law Review now available.

Moot Court Honor Society

  • Congratulations to last week's competitors!
  • ABA national Appellate Advocacy Competition.
  • Allison Lindy receives a top oralist award!

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Donate-A-Phone.
  • Speak up for a child in court.
  • Office hours.

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