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Headlines for the Week of April 4, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Piper Lecture.
  • Law Week.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Law Week activities.
  • Piper Lecture.
  • Summer 2005 registration.
  • Chicago-Kent Law Review: 2005-06 Board of Editors.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Change of division request.
  • Office hours.

Financial Aid

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

Career Services

  • ISBA panel: Opportunities with small and medium-sized law firms.
  • 3Ls: From law student to lawyer.
  • 1L day/2L evening students: How to prepare for the Fall Interviewing Program.
  • Myers-Briggs type inventory.
  • Minnesota Minority Recruitment Job Fair.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Summer in-house applications due on April 5 by 3:00 p.m.
  • Law Offices in-house clinic applications are now available in room 600.
  • Fall externship for-credit opportunity.
  • Fall intellectual property (IP) legal externship.
  • Legal Externship Program: Summer and fall 2005.
  • U.S. Attorney's Office fall semester externships.
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 sdat4458.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


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


  • Start preparing for finals now!
  • 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.

From Professor Susan Adams

  • Legal writing teaching assistants.

From Professor Ronald Staudt

  • Faculty research assistants needed.
Institutes & Centers

Illinois Technology Center for Law & the Public Interest

  • Faculty research assistant & 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 office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

  • Attention: All students interested in current federal tax issues.
  • Attention: All students interested in civil rights litigation.
  • The 27th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, April 5.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2005 programs.


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.

Student Bar Association

  • Law Week is April 4 - 9: Event schedule includes Dean Krent's State of the Law School Address, a keynote speech by state Senator Kwame Raoul '93, "A Roast Fit for a Kling," the Barrister's Ball, and more!

Environmental Law Society

  • 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.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • KJF theft.
  • Auction countdown.
  • Equal Justice Works.
  • Web desk.

Law Review

  • Congratulations to the executive board for 2005-06!

Moot Court Honor Society

  • Moot Court begins 2005 season with competition wins.
Public Interest Resource Center
  • Upcoming reception for the Dean's Certificate of Service Program.
  • Read the latest issue of Public Interest Matters online.
  • Deadline to submit volunteer hours extended.
  • Register and submit your time sheets online.

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