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Headlines for the Week of April 19, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • State of the Law School address, Tuesday, April 20, event room.
  • Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, April 20.
  • Student Meet and Greet, Wednesday, April 21, 5th floor student lounge.
  • Earth Day activities, Thursday, April 22.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: Last week of classes.
  • Dean Krent: Upcoming events.
  • Spring 2004 exams.
  • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Summer 2004 registration.
  • Fall 2004 preliminary schedule.
  • "Where Do We Go From Here?" program.
  • Chicago-Kent Law Review: 2004-05 board of editors.
  • 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

  • Fall 2004 ASP teaching assistant applications available.

Career Services

  • Reminder: Introduction to Fall On-Campus Interviewing Program.
  • Reminder: Postgraduate fellowship opportunities program.
  • "So You Want to be a Corporate Lawyer" program.
  • Reception for the Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman Minority Scholars Program.
  • Attention: Minority summer internship scholarship program with McDonald's Corporation.
  • 21st annual 2004 Minority Law Student Job Fair.


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

Academic Support Program

  • Fall 2004 ASP teaching assistant applications due by April 30.

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Applications for fall In-house Clinic due.
  • Summer/fall judicial externship program and opportunities.
  • Summer/fall legal externship program and opportunities.
  • 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 26 brown bag luncheon speaker: Austrian Consul General Elisabeth Kehrer on the European Union.

Writing competitions

  • ABA Commission on Domestic Violence Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Preparing your computer for exams.
  • SofTest downloads for exams open April 26.
  • Computer use policy.
  • Top three ways to stop SPAM.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4351.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • New drink policy.
  • Take 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.

From Professor Lori Andrews

  • Institute for Science Law & Technology seeking summer research assistants.
From Professor Ronald Staudt
  • Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest faculty research assistant needed.
Institutes & Centers

Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest

  • Student associate positions.
Institute for Law and the Workplace
  • 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."
  • Attention: All students interested in current federal tax issues.
  • 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.

Environmental Law Society

  • Annual Earth Day event, April 22.
  • New recycling program.
  • Mountain bike raffle.
  • Election of officers for 2004-05.
  • ELS Fellowship applications due today, April 19.

International Law Students Association

  • Learn about the EU over lunch.

Justinian Society

  • Blood drive with Life Source, Tuesday, April 27.
  • 2004-05 Justinian Society executive board.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • KJF summer fellowships deadline is April 19.
  • Public Interest Law Journal.
Law Review
  • Congratulations to the 2004-05 Law Review editors.

Moot Court Honor Society

  • Congratulations to this month's competitors.
  • Sara Herlihy and Elizabeth Noonan win Herbert Weschsler National Criminal Law Moot Court competition.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Elections will be on April 20 for justice, vice justice, treasurer, clerk and marshal positions.

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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