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Headlines for the Week of February 7, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • International law and policy brown-bag discussion.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Important updates about bar application process.
  • Class ranks and GPA cut-offs.
  • Elective courses subject to mandatory curve.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar

  • Class ranks.
  • July bar examination application deadline.
  • Pass/fail election deadline.

Financial Aid

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

Student Services

  • Petitions due for ASP small-group sessions.

Career Services

  • Deadline reminder: U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Legal Honors Intern Program.
  • Law student interview workshop.
  • Meet the firms night.
  • Judicial externships summer and fall 2005 semesters informational meeting.
  • Connecticut intellectual property law firm seeks applications from students for summer and entry-level positions.
  • Summer abroad program.
  • Summer abroad programs information access.

Scholarships

  • Alumnae/i Board of Directors Scholarship.
  • Asian Law Student Scholarship.
  • The Daniel C. Cohn Memorial Scholarship Fund.
  • The Marvin Gates Memorial Scholarship Fund.
  • The Larkowski Scholarship Fund.
  • The Rubenstein Scholarship Fund.
  • The Honorable Dean J. Sodaro Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program

  • Petitions available for spring ASP small-group sessions.
  • Helpful handout now available online.

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (LADR) Certificate Program.
  • Judicial externships for summer and fall 2005 semesters.
  • 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 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.

Certificate Programs Faculty Directors

  • Reception for students interested in the certificate programs in labor & employment law, intellectual property law, international & comparative law, and environmental & energy law, Wednesday, February 16.

Writing competitions

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Chicago-Kent's wireless network.
  • Fall printing account balances due February 4.
  • 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.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4425.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library

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

LexisNexis

  • What's new?
  • Tip of the week.
  • Forgot your Lexis ID?
  • Lexis associate contact information.
Faculty

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.

Certificate Programs Faculty Directors

  • Reception for students interested in the certificate programs in labor & employment law, intellectual property law, international & comparative law, and environmental & energy law, Wednesday, February 16.

Institutes & Centers

Institute for Law and the Humanities

  • Special program celebrating Dean Harold Krent's new book, Presidential Powers.

Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest

  • Student associate positions available.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

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

Admissions

  • Admissions office hours.
  • Student workers needed.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2005 programs.

Employment

Public Affairs

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

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.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • "Google, Key Words and Pop-Up Ads: The Future of Trademarks on the Internet," Tuesday, February 15, at noon in room 170.
  • "The Valuation of Intellectual Property, a Consultant's Perspective," Wednesday, February 23.
  • IP student & alumni reception, Thursday, March 24, at 6:00 pm.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • KJF general meeting.
  • CARPLS.

National Lawyers Guild
  • First meeting of 2005!
  • Midwest regional conference.
  • The debate.
  • StreetLaw.
  • The NLG film festival.
  • Volunteer day.
  • Dean's volunteer certification reception.
  • Legal observer training.

Public Interest Resource Center
  • Register for the Dean's Certificate of Service.

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