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Headlines for the Week of September 19, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

  • Speakers in the coming weeks.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Elective courses subject to mandatory curve.
  • Trial team tryouts.
  • Fire safety reminder.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours and contact information.
  • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.

Financial Aid  »

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

Student Services  »

  • Family & Friends Day on Saturday, October 1.
  • New discount for students and employees at Union Station Multiplex.
  • Waiting for an insurance card and need medical care?

Career Services  »

  • Congratulations to Elizabeth Pohlman, Career Services' new director.
  • Fall On-Campus Interviewing Program: Call backs and offers.
  • Alternatives to the Fall On-Campus Interviewing Program series: Small and midsize firms.
  • Careers in Intellectual Property Law.
  • City of Chicago Legal Job Fair.
  • Meet the Public Interest Employers Reception.
  • Equal Justice Works Conference.
  • Presidential Management Fellows Program.
  • Skadden Fellowship announcement: Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
  • Illinois State Bar Association scholarships for 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls.
  • Summer Experience Survey – win a prize for sharing about your summer!

Scholarships  »

  • External scholarships -- new awards listed.
  • Important information for 2005-06 Chicago-Kent scholarship recipients.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program  »

  • Online academic support resources for 1Ls.
  • Student resouce library .

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 19: “Responsive Government and Responsible Governance” -- His Excellency Amr Abdullah Al Dabbagh, Governor of Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA)
    • 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.

Program in Labor and Employment Law »

  • Welcome back pizza party!

Writing competitions  »

  • New entries this week:
    • Pacific Legal Foundation: Program for Judicial Awareness Writing Competition.
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 sdat4582.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Fall library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • New reference librarian.
  • Featured resource:

LexisNexis  »

  • 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 the Labor and Employment Law Faculty »

  • Welcome back pizza party!
Institutes & Centers

Institute for Law and the Workplace   »

  • 2005-06 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • Research assistants wanted.
  • “Hype or Hope: Exploring Nano, Risk and Ethics.”
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  »

  • 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.
  • 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).

Student Bar Association

  • Hurricane relief party at Sound Bar, September 22.
  • 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 Bar Association

  • The Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section presents: Law Student Speed Networking.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • First organizational meeting for evening students, September 19.
  • 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

  • Newsletter.
  • Contacting the Journal.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Bake sale, September 29.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Hurricane relief party at Sound Bar, September 22.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Read the latest Public Interest Matters newsletter.


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