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Headlines for the Week of April 25, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Institute for Law and Humanities speaker, Geoff Stone from the University of Chicago.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Fall 2005 registration.
  • "Where Do We Go From Here?" program.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy.
  • Spring 2005 final exams.
  • Dean's certificate for Illinois bar exam.
  • Bar exams in other jurisdictions.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Office hours.
  • Change of division request.
  • Computer exam sign-up.

Financial Aid

  • Summer 2005 financial aid.
  • Make-up loan exit counseling sessions.
  • Federal loan consolidation.
  • Free credit report.

Student Services

  • Fall 2005 TA applications due April 27.
  • Please submit exam reschedule forms by April 26.

Career Services

  • Diversity luncheon sponsored by the Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms and The Alliance of Women.


  • Alabama Law Foundation, Cabaniss, Johnston Scholarship.
  • Attorney - CPA Foundation Scholarships.
  • DRI Diversity Scholarship.
  • Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Law Offices in-house clinic applications for the fall semester are due on Monday, April 25, at 4:00 pm.
  • Legal Externship Program: Summer and fall 2005.
  • Summer/fall externship in family law: Cook County Domestic Relations Court.
  • 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

  • Chicago-Kent Institute for Law & the Humanities Student Paper Prize.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Spring 2005 final exams & SofTest registration.
  • New-model "Thin Clients" located in the common areas.
  • 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 sdat4473.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Library hours.
  • Library hours for exams.
  • General library policies.
  • Restricted access to library for finals.
  • Featured resource: globalEDGE.


  • Get course outlines from LexisNexis.
  • Tip of the week.
  • Forgot your Lexis ID?
  • Lexis associate contact information.


  • Upcoming Westlaw training sessions.

Read the latest Faculty Newsletter for information about the Chicago-Kent faculty's recent speaking engagements, forthcoming publications, new research projects and other activities.

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Institutes & Centers
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Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • New building and library hours during exam and commencement weekend.
  • Spring 2005 building and library hours.
  • DTC bursar hours.
  • Student employment for spring term 2005.
  • Discounted public parking rates -- spring/summer 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.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2005 programs.

Public Affairs

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.
  • 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.

Corporate Law Society

  • Alumnae/i reception: Panel discussion on mergers and acquisitions.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • KJF officer elections.
  • Web desk.

Law Review

  • Information session for the 2005 Summer Candidacy Program, Wednesday, April 27.

Moot Court Honor Society

  • Moot Court elects new executive board.
  • Spring competitions wrap-up.
  • Summer competition information.

Public Interest Resource Center
  • Read the latest issue of Public Interest Matters online.
  • Register for the Dean's Certificate of Service.

South Asian Law Students Association

  • Speaker event: "Legal and Social Aspects of Violence Against Women in South Asia as Compared to the United States."

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