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Headlines for the Weeks of August 30, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Public interest.
  • New grant.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes on Monday, September 6.
  • Spring 2004 class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
  • ASP program: How to prepare for and get the most out of class.
  • Legal writing ethics guidelines.
  • Chicago-Kent Law Review: Updated list of new members.
  • London Law Consortium Program.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • February 2005 and July 2005 Illinois bar applications.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • Cafeteria now accepting credit and debit cards.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar

  • 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

  • Refund checks.
  • Required entrance interview for new Stuart students.
  • 2004-05 loan processing.

Student Services

  • Preparing for and getting the most out of class.
  • Mentor program for 1Ls.
  • Health insurance enrollment and waiver deadlines are September 1.
  • Important health insurance announcement.
  • Use credit and debit cards at the Spakateria.

Career Services

  • Office closings.
  • Reminder: Interviewing Tips Program.
  • Don't forget to sign up for mock interviews.
  • Georgia Public Defender Honors Program information session.
  • Alternatives to Fall On-Campus Programming Series:
    • Small and mid-size firms.
    • Government jobs.
    • Public interest law.
    • Alternative careers.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program

  • First ASP workshop for fall 2004.
  • Petition for ASP small group sessions due this week.

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Opportunity for 3Ls: Spring 2005 externships with U.S. Attorney's office.
  • 2Ls and 3Ls: Hotline Clinic Program.
  • 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
  • Changes in the Certificate Program in International and Comparative Law.

Writing competitions

  • New entries.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • 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 sdat4388.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library

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

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.

From Professor Kathryn Penrose

  • Environmental Law Moot Court Team interviews.

From Professor Carolyn Shapiro

  • 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.

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 Federal Sector Labor Law.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2004 programs.

Employment

Public Affairs

  • The Record is back on a weekly 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.
  • Budget information for student organizations.
  • First SBA meeting of the year (all student organization presidents must attend).
  • Congratulations to Lindsay Hansen.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • General meeting.
  • Public Interest Law Journal.

Law Review

  • New Law Review members.
  • Summer Candidacy Program: Best paper.

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