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Headlines for the Week of October 3, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes October 3, 4 p.m. and later, and no classes October 4.
  • U.S. District Court: "Courtroom as Classroom" program.
  • 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  »

  • Video of “Outlining Course Materials” workshop.
  • Health insurance cards.
  • How to get a replacement U-Pass.

Career Services  »

  • American Bar Association announces its public service summer internship.
  • Survey says! Summer experience survey winner announced.
  • New on-campus employer: Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick, & Kohn.

Scholarships  »

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

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Opportunity in Alaska - Summer 2006.
  • 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 debacles.

Writing competitions  »

  • New entries this week:
    • National Association of Women Lawyers Writing Competition.
    • Legal Affairs Writing Contest.
    • Jones Day Antitrust Writing Competition.
    • American College of Trust & Estate Counsel 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 sdat4593.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Fall library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • U.N. exhibit.
  • Donate books for hurricane relief.
  • Featured resource: FedStats.

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 Professor Jeffrey Sherman  »

  • Exam review announcement: Gift and Estate Tax and Law and Literature courses.
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  »

  • Student organizations will be responsible for posting their own Record announcements beginning with the next issue.
  • 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. See the Public Affairs announcement for details. 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

  • Light it up with the CBA and the Chicago Fire!

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

  • Check out our new Web site!

Black Law Student Association

  • NBLSA moot court & mock trial competitions.
  • General body meeting, October 6.
  • Jobs for youth.

Chicago Bar Association

  • Light it up with the Chicago Fire!

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • Chicago-Kent Lambdas organizational coming out, October 11.
  • Bryan Cave reception, October 5.
  • Lambda Legal and Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw reception, October 14.

Environmental Law Society

  • Write and submit environmental essays to the NYU Environmental Law Journal Essay Contest.

Hispanic-Latino Law Student Association

  • HLLSA and PAD's magazine fundraiser.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • IP Resume Workshop, October 17-20.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Forums coming soon.
  • Graphic artists: new logo needed.
  • Contacting the Journal.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Accepting wine donations for fundraiser on November 2.

Military Law Society

  • Capt. Doug Choi, U.S. Army Judge Advocate, October 7.

National Lawyers Guild

  • National Lawyers Guild and Justinian Society blood drive!
  • Smoke-Free Chicago Action Day.
  • Thank you to everyone who made it to Washington, D.C.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Time to get your timesheets in!

South Asian Law Students Association

  • October 9: Networking event with fellow Chicagoland SALSAs!
  • Check out our new Web site for the current newsletter!

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