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Headlines for the Week of October 17, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

  • White Sox.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Trial Team tryouts: Details available week of October 17.  
  • 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  »

  • Temporary insurance cards & Aetna Navigator.
  • Free two-week membership to Union Station Multiplex.
  • Flu shots at Chicago-Kent.

Career Services  »

  • First-year students: Orientation and resume workshop.
  • NYU foreign LL.M. law student job fair.
  • iBio Marketplace career links update.
  • Latham & Watkins 2L Diversity Scholarship Program.
  • Alternative Career Program.
  • PILI 2006 Summer Internship Program.
  • New resources!

Scholarships  »

  • New awards listed.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Litigation externship opportunity - Aviation, Environmental & Regulatory Litigation.
  • Opportunity in Alaska - Summer 2006.
  • 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 19: Patriot Act debate - live webcast from Pritzker Military Library.
    • October 20: Midwest U.S. China Association Meeting, room C20, 2 p.m.
  • "Why Study Law in the Heart of the Empire?"

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 sdat4604.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Fall library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • U.N. exhibit.
  • Donate books for hurricane relief.
  • Featured resource: National Library for the Environment.

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.

  • No announcements in this issue.
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  »

  • Attention: All students interested in Illinois public sector labor and employment law.

Public Affairs  »

  • "Creating Links" -- a new Dreamweaver tutorial.
  • 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 presents the 12th Annual Pro Bono & Community Service Fair.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

  • Volunteer bailiffs needed for Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition on October 21.

Black Law Student Association

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

Environmental Law Society

  • Save the Date: November 30: Environmental Justice Conference.
  • Write and submit environmental essays to the NYU Environmental Law Journal Essay Contest.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • IP Resume Workshop, October 17-20.
  • Speaker Todd Larsen discusses WIPO Lawmaking, October 24, 4 p.m., room C50.
  • "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.
  • New logo still needed.
  • Contacting the Journal.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • General meeting -- October 18 at noon.

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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