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Headlines for the Week of August 29, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, September 5.
  • Student organization fair.
  • Legal writing ethics guidelines.
  • U-Pass and ID distribution.
  • Adding and dropping courses.
  • Private area for prayer.
  • ASP workshop: Preparing For and Getting the Most Out Of Classes.
  • Additional spring 2005 CALI winners.
  • Spring 2005 class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
  • London Law Consortium program.
  • Chicago-Kent Law Review: Updated list of new members.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • February 2006 and July 2006 Illinois bar applications.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours and contact information.
  • Pass/fail election deadline.
  • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.
  • Graduation application deadline.
  • Incomplete make-up notices.

Financial Aid  »

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

Student Services  »

  • Mentor program update.
  • ASP workshop: Preparing For and Getting the Most Out Of Classes.
  • Important health insurance announcements:
    • Student health insurance for 2005-06.
    • Enrolling in health insurance.
    • Getting enrollments processed early.
    • Waiving health insurance.
    • New online tool.
    • Enrolling dependents.
    • Checking your enrollment status.
    • Health insurance FAQ.

Career Services  »

  • CSO will be closed at noon on Monday, August 29, and all day Tuesday, August 30.
  • Summer Experience Survey ľ win a prize for sharing about your summer!
  • Fall On-Campus Interviewing Program deadline is Monday, August 29, at noon.
  • 4th annual Minority Networking Reception.
  • Hot Topics in Family Law presented by the Illinois State Bar Association.
  • Legal Career Center - new resource!
  • Interviewing tips.
  • Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship.
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowships.

Scholarships  »

  • No new entries this week.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program

  • Fall ASP workshop schedule.
  • Fall 2005 small group petitions available online.

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Public interest position - paid opportunity.
  • Advice desk - paid opportunity.
  • U.S. Attorney's Office externships - spring semester.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • Call for debaters: October webcast opportunity.
  • 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.
  • In Search of Pro-Americanism?

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
  • Speed of the upgraded Webmail system.
  • Chicago-Kent's wireless network.
  • Loaner laptop policy.
  • Procedure at CLC Help Desk: All students are required to show their Chicago-Kent ID card.
  • 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 sdat4567.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Library upgrades photocopiers.
  • Fall library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource: National Security Archive.

LexisNexis  »

  • Welcome Back!
  • Tip of the Week.
  • Creating a custom LexisNexis ID.
  • LexisNexis representative contact information.

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 Bernadette Atuahene  »

  • Research assistant positions available.

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 hours for Labor Day holiday - September 3, 4, and 5.
  • Building and library hours for fall semester.
  • 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  »

  • Attention all students interested in federal sector labor law.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2005 programs.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record training sessions for student organizations.
  • "Checklist for New Web Pages" -- a new Dreamweaver tutorial.
  • Public affairs offers assistance ináposting student organization Record announcements for the beginning of the fall term.
  • 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.

NOTE: Each student organization will be responsible for posting its own announcements beginning with the October 10 issue of the Record. Training session dates are posted in the public affairs Record page. This week, announcements from those student organizations not posting their own Record pages are collected together on one page (organizations with announcements on this page are listed below).

The Student Bar Association

  • SBA announces the 2005 Student Organization Fair, Monday, August 29.
  • An invitation to see the theatrical stage production, Pleading for the Future, at Chicago-Kent.
  • The Student Bar Association presents Work-a-Day Event: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

  • Come to APALSA's first meeting on Tuesday, August 30, at 12:00 and 5:00 p.m.
  • Check out our new Web site!

Corporate Law Society

  • Become a member of the Corporate Law Society!

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • August 29: Look for us at the Student Organization Fair!
  • August 30: IP program roundtable discussion on the Grokster decision. Free lunch!
  • September 29: "Meet the Faculty" and welcome reception for the IP program.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Welcome back!
  • Interested in working on the Journal this year?
  • Contacting the Journal.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Upcoming events, including the bake sale, Thursday, September 1.

National Lawyers Guild

  • Come to our first meeting on Tuesday, August 30!

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Learn more about the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity at the PAD meeting, Tuesday, August 30.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Read the latest Public Interest Matters newsletter.
  • Register for the Dean's Certificate of Service.
  • Submit your volunteer hours online.
  • Sign up for our mailing list.

Society of Women in Law

  • Join us for an informational meeting, Tuesday, August 30.

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