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Headlines for the Week of April 26, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Brown v. Board of Education.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: Last week of classes.
  • Spring 2004 exams.
  • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Fall 2004 registration.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy.
  • Mexico summer program.
  • Dean's Certificate for Illinois bar exam.
  • Bar exams in other jurisdictions.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar

  • 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.
  • 2004-05 loan processing.
  • Exit interview forms.

Student Services

  • Brown v. Board of Education Commemorative Forum, Tuesday, April 27.
  • Fall 2004 ASP teaching assistant applications due by April 30.
  • Spring U-Pass activation period.
  • Student health insurance coverage dates.

Career Services

  • Reminder: ISBA Program.
  • Funding for summer public interest jobs available: Equal Justice Works Summer Corps 2004 Program.
  • Fall 2004 internships available.
  • International Internship Program.
  • National Black Prosecutors Association Conference and Job Fair.
  • New resource: Inside a U.S. Embassy.
  • New videos available.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program

  • Fall 2004 ASP teaching assistant applications available.

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: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic/

International Law and Policy
  • April 26 brown bag luncheon speaker: Austrian Consul General Elisabeth Kehrer on the European Union.

Writing competitions

  • No new entries.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Installation instructions for ExamSoft SofTest.
  • Computer lab maintenance, May 5-6.
  • SofTest downloads for exams open April 26.
  • Preparing your computer for exams.
  • Computer use policy.
  • Top three ways to stop SPAM.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4352.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library

  • New drink policy.
  • Take the library survey.
  • Library hours extended for read period and exams.
  • 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

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

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 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.

Admissions

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

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • Attention: All students interested in current federal tax issues.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2004 programs.

Employment

Public Affairs

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.
  • March 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.

Environmental Law Society

  • New recycling program.
  • Election of officers for 2004-05.

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

  • Student organization of the year.
  • Bake sale and study aid sale.
  • Thank you! KJF Spring Auction was a major success.
  • Officer elections.
  • Donate-A-Phone.
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.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Donate-A-Phone.
  • Animal lovers wanted.
  • Speak up for a child in court.
  • Office hours.
Women In Law
  • Available board positions and elections for next year.
  • Summer fellowships.
  • Esther Rothstein Award.

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