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Headlines for the Week of April 5, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Friday, April 9.
  • Summer 2004 registration.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Summer registration.
  • Change of division requests.
  • Spring final exam information:
  • Exams on computer.
  • Exam reschedules.
  • Take-home exams and papers.

Financial Aid

  • Summer 2004 financial aid processes.
  • Summer 2004 disbursement dates.

Student Services

  • Event for Chicago young professionals.

Career Services

  • "Networking Tips for Young Lawyers" reminder.
  • ISBA Program--"So You Want To Be an In-House Lawyer."
  • Windy City young professionals events.
  • Intro to fall on-campus interviewing.
  • Postgraduate fellowship opportunities program.
  • Programming videotapes available.


  • Congratulations to the 2004 Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois Scholarship recipients.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Information on Judicial Externship Program and new opportunities for the summer and fall.
  • Information on Legal Externship Program and opportunities for the summer and fall.
  • Applications for summer 2004 in-house clinic now available.
  • 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
  • April 8 brown bag luncheon speaker: Visiting Professor Jean Luc Piotraut on "Europeanification" of IP law.
  • April 26 brown bag luncheon speaker: Austrian Consul General Elisabeth Kehrer on the European Union.

Program in Labor and Employment Law

  • "Introduction to Mediation at the EEOC," April 6.

Legal Research and Writing

  • "Introduction to Mediation at the EEOC," April 6.

Writing competitions

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Virus alert: Nestky, Bagle, and Mydoom.
  • Computer use policy.
  • Top three ways to stop SPAM.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4343.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Participate in the library survey.
  • 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.

Institutes & Centers
Institute for Law and the Workplace
  • "Introduction to Mediation at the EEOC," April 6.
  • Enrollment for Labor & Employment Certificate Program.
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.


  • Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program.
  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • The 26th annual Piper Lecture, April 20, "Knowledge Workers in the New Economy: From Cliché to Contract."
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2004 programs.

Public Affairs

  • Redesigned Chicago-Kent Web site launched March 16.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

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Asian Pacific American Law Student Association

  • Employment-Based Immigration Law: Policy and Practitioners' Perspectives.

Justinian Society

  • Blood drive with Life Source, Tuesday, April 27.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • The KJF Auction is coming Wednesday, April 14!
  • KJF Summer Fellowships information.
  • Public Interest Law Journal.
Law Review
  • Congratulations to the 2004-05 Law Review editors.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Elections will be on April 20 for justice, vice justice, treasurer, clerk and marshall positions. Deadline to apply is April 13.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Donate-A-Phone.
  • Animal lovers wanted.
  • Speak up for a child in court.
  • Office hours.
Women In Law
  • Collecting formal dresses for the Chicago Abused Women Coalition Shelter in the Spakateria, April 5 to 19.

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