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Headlines for the Week of August 15, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Welcome new students.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • General announcements:
    • Student organization fair.
  • Entering students:
    • Welcome to Chicago-Kent!
    • What my office does.
    • Orientation week.
    • Academic Support Program.
    • CTA U-Pass.
  • Returning students:
    • Welcome back!
    • Fall 2005 semester information.
    • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
    • Revised fall schedule (with classroom assignments).
    • Adding and dropping courses.
    • Exam schedule.
    • Trial Advocacy section assignments.
    • Bookstore hours.
    • 2005-06 academic calendar.
    • Appellate Courts & Procedure: Consider taking this course.
    • Legal, Ethical & Political Issues in Business: Cross-listed course.
    • Spring 2006 preliminary schedule.
    • U-Pass distribution.
    • Spring 2005 CALI award winners.
    • London Law Consortium program.
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours and contact information.

Financial Aid  »

  • The loan disbursement process: step-by-step.
  • Fall 2005 disbursement schedule.
  • Refund checks.

Student Services  »

  • Important student health insurance announcements.

Career Services  »

  • Welcome first-years.
  • Fall semester hours.
  • 9th annual Prosecutorial Opportunities Symposium.
  • Minority Law Student Reception with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.
  • National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference.
  • The Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship.
  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship in Nonprofit Law.
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowships.
  • New resources! Government Honors & Internship Handbook 2005-06 and Gender on Trial.
  • Message to visiting and transfer students.
  • 2006 and 2007 graduates: 2005 fall interviewing program news.
  • Mandatory fall interviewing program for new participants.
  • Mock interviews.
  • Not interested in on-campus interviewing?

Scholarships  »

  • No new entries this week.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Public interest position - paid opportunity.
  • Advice desk - paid opportunity.
  • In-house clinic orientation information.
  • Fall externship opportunities.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • Welcome incoming LL.M. students.
  • Welcome returning J.D. students.
  • Fall 2005 events:
    • August 30: Deputy Consul General Andy David of the Israeli Consulate in Chicago speaks to faculty and students about disengagement.
    • September 14: Fall Welcoming Gathering, the first social event of the term.
    • September 21: Lt. Col. Amos Guiora will speak on the dilemmas facing democratic states as they combat terrorism.
    • October 6: The Fall Conference on Landmine Action presents former National Security Advisor Anthony Lake.
  • Surprise: Bush administration joins anti-NAFTA movement!

Writing competitions  »

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • How to transfer your existing Chicago-Kent e-mail to your new alumnae/i account.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumnae/i at
  • Attention: Printing and e-mail termination for December 2004 and May 2005 graduates.
  • Speed of the upgraded Webmail system.
  • Chicago-Kent's wireless network.
  • Loaner laptop policy.
  • All students required to show student ID at CLC Help Desk.
  • 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 sdat4556.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Fall library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource: Center for Immigration Studies.

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

From Professor Bartram S. Brown  »

  • Research assistant positions available.
Institutes & Centers
  • No announcements in this issue.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Special building and library hours, Saturday and Sunday, August 13 and 14.
  • Building and library hours effective Monday, August 15.
  • Student employment for fall 2005 semester.
  • Discounted public parking rates for fall 2005 semester.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Traffic alert! Washington Boulevard bridge closed August through December.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Chicago-Kent Advocates pizza lunch!
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2005 programs.

Public Affairs  »

  • The Record returns to weekly fall schedule.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

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Chicago-Kent Law Review

  • New staff members.
  • Best case comment from the 2005 Summer Candidacy Program.

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