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Headlines for the Week of September 5, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

  • New Orleans relief effort.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, September 5.
  • Additional spring 2005 CALI winners.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • February 2006 and July 2006 Illinois bar applications.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • Weather closing information.
  • 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  »

  • Waiting for an insurance card and need medical care?
  • HLAI J.D. mentors recruitment reception.
  • Student Savings Days at Borders.
  • Book unbinding services available.

Career Services  »

  • Fall On-Campus Interviewing Program schedules available.
  • Alternatives to Fall On-Campus Programming Series:
    • Small and Midsize Firms.
    • Government Jobs.
    • Public Interest Law.
    • Alternative Careers.
  • Office closed for Labor Day.
  • New Resources:
    • Serving the Public: A Job Search Guide.
    • Public Sector & Public Interest Attorney Salary Report.
    • Starting Salaries: What New Law Graduates Earn.
    • 2005 Associate Salary Survey.
  • Summer Experience Survey – win a prize for sharing about your summer!
  • Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship.
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowships.

Scholarships  »

  • No new entries this week.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program  »

  • Fall ASP workshop schedule.
  • First workshop video and handouts available.

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Public interest position - paid opportunities.
  • Advice desk - paid opportunities.
  • 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:
    • 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.
  • How do you spell relief? COMMUNITY.

Writing competitions  »

  • New entry this week: National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws Writing Contest.
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 sdat4571.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Library upgrades photocopiers.
  • Fall library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource: Duke Law and Technology Review.

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 Kathryn Penrose »

  • Environmental Law Moot Court.
Institutes & Centers
  • No announcements in this issue.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • 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 in posting 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

  • 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

  • Check out our new Web site!

Corporate Law Society

  • Become a member of the Corporate Law Society!

Environmental Law Society

  • Environmental Law Society announces first general meeting on Wednesday, September 7, at 3:00 p.m.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • September 29: "Meet the Faculty" and welcome reception for the IP program.

International Law Society

  • Come to our first meeting Tuesday, September 6. Free pizza!

Journal of Intellectual Property

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

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Wine Event update and committee sign-up information.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Thanks for participating in PAD's Bake Sale.
  • End of the First Memo Party!
  • Information for those who missed last week's PAD meeting.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Read the latest Public Interest Matters newsletter.

Society of Women in Law

  • Membership dues and mentorship applications are due by Tuesday, September 6.
  • Open board positions.

South Asian Law Students Association

  • Join us for SALSA's fall general meeting, Tuesday, September 6, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.


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