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Headlines for the Weeks of October 25, 2004

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • 8th annual Charles Green Lecture.
  • Federal Circuit roundtable.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Fall 2004 final exams.
  • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar

  • Office hours and contact information.

Financial Aid

  • Refund checks.
  • Updating contact information with Department of Education.
  • 2004-05 loan processing.

Student Services

  • Spring 2005 ASP TA applications available.
  • Counseling Center at the downtown campus.

Career Services

  • Reminder: 1L orientation.
  • 1L resume and cover letter program.
  • 1L office tours.
  • Practice Tracks.
  • Workshop and reception for 1Ls.
  • Out-of-state job search.
  • Reception for first-year minority associates.
  • Legal externship program.
  • U.S. Attorney for Northern District of Illinois Summer 2005 Internship Program.
  • Attorney General's Office of Ohio Simon Karas Fellowship.
  • Reminder summer survey.

Scholarships

  • Important information for 2004-05 Chicago-Kent scholarship recipients.
  • New awards listed for external scholarship list.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Summer 2005 externship with U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois, for current 1Ls and 2Ls.
  • Spring 2005 Legal Externship Program.
  • 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/

Legal Research and Writing Program

  • Attention 1Ls: Legal Writing I & II assignment due dates are online.

International Law and Policy

  • Wanted: JD students who are interested in mentoring LLMs.

Writing competitions

  • American Indian Law Review Writing Competition.
  • Foley & Lardner LLP Intellectual Property Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Loaner laptop policy.
  • All students required to show student ID at CLC Help Desk.
  • New anti-SPAM system for Chicago-Kent.
  • Web page naming conventions.
  • 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 sdat4400.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library

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

LexisNexis

  • The new Lexis outline bank.
  • Tip of the week.
  • Forgot your Lexis ID?
  • Contact information.
Faculty

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  • No announcements in this issue.
Institutes & Centers
Institute for Law and the Workplace
  • Louis Jackson Writing Competition.
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

  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • Attention: All students interested in Illinois public sector labor and employment law.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2004-05 programs.

Public Affairs

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.
  • September Names in the News online.

Special Notices

  • Bookstore "candy guess" contest.
  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

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Student Bar Association

  • Congratulations to the 1L representatives.
  • Volunteer opportunity: Spooky zoo.
  • ABA-sponsored golf outing.
  • Volunteer to become an election judge on November 2.
  • ABA-sponsored Client Counseling Competition.
  • National Asian Pacific American Law Student Association.

Environmental Law Society

  • Help out with the ELS speaker panel.
Journal of Intellectual Property
  • Lexis training, Wednesday, October 27, from 5 to 6:00 p.m. in computer lab 700.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • IP resume workshop in the month of October. IPLS members only.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • "Wine" event thank-you.
  • Spooky zoo.
  • Study aid sale.
  • Web desk.

National Lawyers Guild

  • Food and clothing drive.
  • NLG film festival.
  • A debate of supreme importance.
  • Why should you act?
  • Iraq war protest.
  • Election protection.
  • Help out at Cabrini Green YMCA.
  • RNC@NYC: A legal observer's perspective.

Women in Law Society

  • Snack sale, Wednesday, October 27 in front lobby.
  • Movie screening, Wednesday, October 27 from 4 to 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium.
  • Collecting cell phones for victims of domestic violence, Wednesday, October 27.
  • Student panel discussion regarding judical nominations Wednesday, October 26, noon to 1:00 p.m. in room 170.

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