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Headlines for the Week of February 28, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Trial Superstars Series: The "Girl X" Case.
  • Constitutional relevance of foreign court decisions.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Additional CALI winners for fall 2004.
  • Barnes & Noble to take over bookstore operation.
  • Trial Superstars Series: The "Girl X" Case.
  • Joke of the week.


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

Financial Aid

  • Federal loan consolidation.
  • Loan counseling for spring 2005 graduates.
  • 2005-06 FAFSA priority deadline.

Student Services

  • Don't miss the "Girl X" program.
  • Carpooling assistance for evening law students.

Career Services

  • Programming:
    • How to gain legal experience as an evening student.
    • Interviewing tips program.
    • Mock interviews, March 7 & 8.
  • Employment/scholarships:
    • Equal Justice Works Summer Corps.
    • Legal externship opportunity.
    • Fall judicial externships.
    • Fellowship in civil liberties.


  • 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

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Summer externship: For-credit opportunity.
  • 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:

Legal Research and Writing Program

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

International Law and Policy

  • Should American courts consider foreign court decisions?
  • Interested in a semester abroad at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany?
  • WTI's summer WTO law program in Berne, Switzerland.
  • ABA International Internship Program.
  • Beijing summer internships for Chicago-Kent students.
  • Attention: German-speaking 3Ls.
  • Attention: F1 students who are completing their program at the end of the spring semester.
  • Legal internship opportunities at the Overseas Private Investment Corp (OPIC).
  • Summer study in Augsburg, Germany.

Writing competitions

  • National Lesbian & Gay Law Association Student Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Chicago-Kent's wireless network.
  • 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 sdat4432.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource.


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


  • Upcoming Westlaw training sessions.

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.

Institutes & Centers
  • No announcements in this issue.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2005 building and library hours.
  • Student employment for spring term 2005.
  • Discounted public parking rates -- spring 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

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.
  • January 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.

Environmental Law Society

  • Environmental law t-shirts for sale.

Evening Law Student Society

  • Panel discussion on gaining legal experience while working and going to school, Wednesday, March 2.
  • The new ELSS carpool board.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Status and food meeting Wednesday, March 2.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Fellowship applications.
  • Self-help Web desk.
  • Spring auction.

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

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