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Headlines for the Weeks of August 23, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Welcome back.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • General announcements:
    • Student organization fair.
    • CTA U-Pass program.
    • Chicago-Kent master calendar.
    • Student health insurance.
    • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.
    • Reminder about IIT political activity policy.
    • Furniture in the classrooms.
  • Entering students:
    • Student handbook and code of conduct.
    • Amendments to your applications for admission.
    • Academic Support Program.
  • Returning students:
    • Fall 2004 semester information.
    • Initial reading assignments.
    • Course information updates.
    • Adding and dropping courses.
    • Classroom assignments.
    • Exam schedule.
    • Trial Advocacy section assignments.
    • Bookstore hours.
    • 2004-05 academic calendar.
    • Spring 2005 preliminary schedule.
    • Spring 2004 CALI award winners.
    • Spring 2004 class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
    • London Law Consortium Program.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Office hours and contact information.
  • Registration deadline.
  • Pass/fail election deadline.
  • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.
  • Graduation application deadline.
  • Incomplete make-up notices.

Financial Aid

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

Student Services

  • Welcome new students.
  • Important information about tuition payments for 1Ls.
  • Health insurance enrollment and waiver deadlines.
  • Fall 2004 U-Pass distribution.
  • Looking for organization presidents.
  • Lactation/milk expression room available.
  • Networking and social event for young professionals.

Career Services

  • Welcome back!
  • Reminder: Mandatory Fall On-Campus Interviewing Program.
  • Reminder: Summer Associate Mingle.
  • Mock interview sign up sheets now available.
  • Reminder: Third annual Minority Networking Reception.
  • Reminder: 2005 Equal Justice Works Fellowships application now available.
  • New resource: 2004-05 Government Honors and Internship Handbook.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program

  • What is ASP?
  • Petition process for ASP small group sessions.

Law Offices/Clinic

  • 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
  • Changes in the Certificate Program in International and Comparative Law.

Writing competitions

  • No new entries.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Welcome!
  • New anti-SPAM system for Chicago-Kent.
  • Web page naming convention.
  • Computer use policy.
  • Top three ways to stop SPAM.
  • Windows Update instructions.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Standard monthly network maintenance reminder.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4385.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • New staff.
  • Featured resource.
  • Feedback for the library.

Read the August 2004 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

  • Research assistant positions available in the ISLAT office.

From Professor Bartram S. Brown
  • Research assistant positions available.
Institutes & Centers

Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest

  • Part-time student associate position openings.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall 2004 building and library hours.
  • Student employment for fall term 2004.
  • Fall 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

  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2004 programs.


Public Affairs

  • The Record returns to weekly fall schedule.
  • Student organization Record postings.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.
  • July 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.

Student Bar Association

  • Attention all student organizations.
  • Student organization fair.
  • Budget information for student organizations.
  • First SBA meeting of the year (all student organization presidents must attend).
  • Congratulations to Lindsay Hansen.

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