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Headlines for the Week of January 17, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Welcome back!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Welcome back!
  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, January 17.
  • Spring 2005 course information:
    • Classroom assignments and final spring schedule.
    • Initial reading assignments
    • Bookstore hours.
    • Trial Advocacy section assignments.
    • Academic calendar.
    • Adding classes after the first week.
    • ASP small-group sessions.
    • Final exams.
  • U-Pass distribution.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • July 2005 bar exam.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • Weather closing information.
  • Reminder about IIT's political activity policy.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Grading deadlines and class ranks.
  • July bar examination application deadline.
  • Graduation application deadline.
  • Pass/fail election deadline.
  • Making up an incomplete.
  • Student health insurance.

Financial Aid

  • Refund checks.
  • Updating contact information with Department of Education.

Student Services

  • Spring U-Pass distribution.
  • Spring health insurance enrollment period.
  • Waiving/canceling health insurance for the spring.
  • Want to be a TA?
  • Spring ASP small-group sessions.
  • Exam period raffle winners.

Career Services

  • New associate director.
  • MPILCC deadline January 19.
  • Summer opportunities for 1Ls.
  • Arthur C. Helton Fellowship.
  • New resource information on the foreign service.


  • New scholarships listed and updated deadline dates for outside scholarship offerings!
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program

  • Petitions available for spring ASP small-group sessions.

Law Offices/Clinic

  • New spring orientation information.
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (LADR) Certificate Program.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

Legal Research and Writing Program

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

International Law and Policy

  • Welcome to spring semester!
  • Summer study in Augsburg, Germany.
  • Interested in doing business in China?
  • International and comparative law certificate program.

Writing competitions

  • ABA Section of Business Law Writing Contest.
  • ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Writing Competition.
  • American Judges Association/American Judges Foundation Writing Contest.
  • ASCAP Nathan Burkan Memorial Writing Competition.
  • Stanford Technology Law Review Paper Contest.
  • American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Chicago-Kent's wireless network.
  • Fall printing account balances due this month.
  • New print accounting system coming soon to Chicago-Kent.
  • Dell laptop adapters could catch fire and cause shock.
  • Dell Inspiron 1150 laptops critical performance update.
  • 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 acceptable use policy.
  • Top three ways to stop SPAM.
  • Windows Update instructions.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Standard monthly network maintenance reminder.
  • McAfee DAT file for the coming weeks: sdat4419.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Ninth floor book-shifting project.
  • Featured resource.


  • Tip of the week.
  • Forgot your Lexis ID?
  • Contact information.

Read the latest 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

  • Chicago-Area Schweitzer Fellows Program application deadline is February 4.

From Professors Lori Andrews and Nigel M. de S. Cameron
  • Research assistants wanted for the Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future.

From Professor Joan Steinman

  • Research assistant position.
Institutes & Centers
Institute for Law and the Workplace
  • Deadline for Louis Jackson Writing Competition is Wednesday, January 19.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Student employment for fall term 2004.
  • New building and library hours effective Tuesday, January 18.
  • Discounted public parking rates -- Fall 2005.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.


  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2005 programs.


Public Affairs

  • January 17 is the first Record issue for the spring term.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.
  • November Names in the News 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.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Web desk.

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