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Headlines for the Week of September 26, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

  • The Honorable Abner J. Mikva.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes October 3, 4 p.m. and later, and no classes October 4.
  • ASP program on outlining.
  • Family and Friends Day.
  • Book returns.
  • 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  »

  • Get advice on creating outlines.
  • Family & Friends Day on Saturday, October 1.
  • November MPRE regular registration deadline on Tuesday.
  • Health insurance cards.
  • How to get a replacement U-Pass.
  • New discount for students and employees at Union Station Multiplex.

Career Services  »

  • New on-campus employer.
  • Public Interest Law: At the Intersection of Poverty & Human Rights.
  • Bristow Fellowship at the Office of the Solicitor General.
  • Lavender Law Conference.
  • iBIO Career Links career fair.
  • Chicago-area law firm list updates completed.
  • New resources: Federal-State Court Directory, Directory of State Court Clerks and County Courthouses.
  • Summer experience survey – LAST CHANCE to win a prize for sharing about your summer!
  • Judicial externship applications.
  • Bryan Cave LGBT legal community reception.
  • Alternatives to the Fall On-Campus Interviewing Program series: Small and midsize firms.

Scholarships  »

  • Important information for 2005-06 Chicago-Kent scholarship recipients.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program  »

  • Outlining workshop on September 27 and 28.
  • Online academic support resources for 1Ls.
  • Student resource 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:
    • October 6: The Fall Conference on Land Mine Action presents former National Security Advisor Anthony Lake.
    • October 12: ILSA and OILP social event.
  • Silver lining in Iraq & Katrina.

Program in Labor and Employment Law »

  • Welcome back pizza party!

Writing competitions  »

  • New entry this week:
    • Louis Jackson National Student 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 sdat4588.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Fall library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Banned Books Week.
  • Featured resource: Election Law @ Moritz.

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  »

  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • Upcoming 2005 programs.

Public Affairs  »

  • 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. 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

  • Kent Social on September 29.
  • Tuesday night bowling league.
  • Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section presents the "Welcome to the Profession Law Student Social."
  • The Student Bar Association presents Work-a-Day Event: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

American Constitution Society

  • Judge Abner Mikva: "The War Power and the Constitution: A View from Three Branches."

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

  • Chicago-Kent Lambdas organizational coming out, October 11.
  • "What's FAIR?": A discussion of the Solomon Amendment, September 29.
  • Bryan Cave reception, October 5.
  • Lambda Legal and Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw reception, October 14.

Corporate Law Society

  • CLS sponsoring Career Services Office's small and midsize firm panel.

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

  • Contacting the Journal.

Journal of International and Comparative Law

  • Organizational meeting for student staff members.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Bake sale, September 29.

Military Law Society

  • First organization meetings, September 26 and 27.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Read the latest Public Interest Matters newsletter.


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