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Headlines for the Week of October 10, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes October 12, 4 p.m. and later, and no classes October 13.
  • Fire drill.
  • Trial team tryouts: Update.
  • U.S. District Court: "Courtroom as Classroom" program.
  • London Law Consortium: Spaces still available.
  • 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  »

  • Health insurance announcements.
  • Flu shots at Chicago-Kent.

Career Services  »

  • ABA judicial internship opportunity.
  • Alternatives to the Fall On-Campus Interviewing Programming: Public Interest Careers.
  • Alternatives to the Fall On-Campus Interviewing Programming: Alternative Careers.
  • "Navigating a Real Estate Transaction" program.
  • Jack Carey Scholarship.
  • Pro Bono and Community Service Fair.
  • Presidential Management Fellow: Applications due October 14.

Scholarships  »

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

Law Offices/Clinic  »

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • Fall 2005 events:
    • October 12: ILSA and OILP social event.
    • October 20: Midwest U.S. China Association Meeting, room C-20, 2 p.m.
  • Silver lining in Iraq & Katrina debacles.

Writing competitions  »

  • No new entries this week.
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 sdat4599.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

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

LexisNexis  »

  • Be better-prepared for class with 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.
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 through December 2005.
  • 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  »

  • 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.

Student Bar Association

  • Spooky Zoo.
  • CBA Career Assistance Committee Meeting Announcement.
  • CBA Family Law Committee Meeting Announcement.
  • CBA presents the 12th Annual Pro Bono & Community Service Fair.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

  • Come to our "Movie, Munchies, and Miscellany" event on October 12.
  • Volunteer bailiffs needed for Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition on October 21.
  • Are you registered for the 2005 NAPABA Conference in Chicago?  Let us know by October 12. 

Black Law Student Association

  • Minutes from general body meeting.
  • NBLSA moot court and mock trial competitions.
  • Jobs for youth.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • Chicago-Kent Lambdas organizational coming out, October 11.
  • 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.
  • Latino Judges Night, October 13, 5:30 p.m.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • IP Resume Workshop, October 17-20.
  • "A Day in the Life of an IP Attorney," November 17, 4 p.m.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Last chance to join the Journal this semester.
  • Mandatory training starts this Friday!
  • New logo still needed.
  • Contacting the Journal.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Accepting wine donations for fundraiser on November 2.

National Lawyers Guild

  • National Lawyers Guild and Justinian Society blood drive, October 11.
  • Smoke-Free Chicago Action Day.
  • Thank you to everyone who made it to Washington, D.C.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Phi Alpha Delta Bake Sale, October 11, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Spak.
  • Phi Alpha Delta and HLLSA magazine fundraiser, October 10-12.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Check out the October 3 Public Interest Matters newsletter.
  • Turn in your timesheets.

South Asian Law Students Association

  • Check out our new Web site for the current newsletter!

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