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Headlines for the Week of March 14, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Spring break.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: Spring break begins March 12 at noon.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar

  • Office hours.

Financial Aid

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

Student Services

  • Attention student organizations: Law Week is coming.

Career Services

  • Office hours for spring break.
  • Attention 3Ls: FCC Honors Program and EEOC Honors Program.
  • Attention 1Ls and 2Ls: Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair information.
  • Save the date: First annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair, September 9 & 10 in Kansas City.
  • Reception for 1L minority, women, and gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender students at Bell, Boyd & Lloyd.
  • National Association of Women Lawyers Program for 3Ls.
  • Chicago Committee of Minorities in Large Law Firms: Tips for law students for minority lawyers program.
  • Legal Career Day, April 12.
  • Women Everywhere service project, May 26.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Summer externship for credit.
  • U.S. Attorney's Office fall semester externships.
  • Paid summer externship with the Internal Revenue Service.
  • 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

  • How about a semester abroad in Denmark next year?
  • DePaul University College of Law summer program.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Computer lab maintenance March 14-18.
  • Speed of the upgraded Webmail system.
  • 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 sdat4443.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library

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

LexisNexis

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

Westlaw

  • Upcoming Westlaw training sessions.
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.

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Reviewing performance on last semester's final in Estates and Trusts.
Institutes & Centers

Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest

  • Illinois Legal Aid online summer student associate positions.
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

  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • The 27th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, April 5.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2005 programs.

Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program

  • Accepting applications for the summer 2005 program. Deadline is Monday, March 28.

Employment

Public Affairs

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.
  • February 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

  • ELS "bar night" April 2 fundraiser.
  • Environmental law t-shirts for sale.

Evening Law Student Society

  • The new ELSS carpool board.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • Information session on preparing for and taking the patent bar exam.
  • IP student and alumni reception, March 24.

Kent Justice Foundation

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

Law Review

  • Congratulations to the executive borad for 2005-06!

Moot Court Honor Society

  • Moot Court begins 2005 season with competition wins.
Public Interest Resource Center
  • Register for the Dean's Certificate of Service.

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