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Headlines for the Week of September 12, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

  • Congratulations to Joan Steinman.
  • Women’s Bar Foundation Award.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Additional spring 2005 CALI winners.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy CALI award winners.
  • Trial team tryouts.
  • Televised coverage of Roberts confirmation hearings.
  • 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  »

  • New discount for students and employees at Union Station Multiplex.
  • Want to know what's going on at Chicago-Kent?
  • Waiting for an insurance card and need medical care?
  • HLAI J.D. mentors recruitment reception.

Career Services  »

  • Government career panel.
  • Careers in Intellectual Property.
  • SEC application information.
  • State’s attorney 2L application information.
  • National Litigation Fellowship.
  • Public Interest Law Initiative Fellowships for the semester.
  • New Resource: Comprehensive Fellowship Guide 2005-2006.
  • 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  »

  • Judicial externship information meeting.
  • 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  »

  • 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.

Program in Labor and Employment Law »

  • Welcome back and get to know the PLEL!

Writing competitions  »

  • New entries this week:
    • American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition in Legal Medicine.
    • American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition in Bioethics.
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 sdat4576.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Fall library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource: UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

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

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • Research assistants wanted.
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

  • 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!

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • First organizational meetings, September 13 (day) and September 19 (evening).
  • Lambda Legal and Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw reception.

The Commentator

  • The Commentator currently accepting articles for first issue.

Corporate Law Society

  • Become a member of the Corporate Law Society!

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • September 29: "Meet the Faculty" and welcome reception for the IP program.
  • IP Resume Workshop, October 17-20.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Information for new editors.
  • Newsletter.
  • Contacting the Journal.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Planning meeting for KJF wine event.

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • Labor and Employment Law Society holds first meeting September 12.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • General information PAD meeting, September 15.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Read the latest Public Interest Matters newsletter.


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