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Headlines for the Week of October 24, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

  • Bar results.
  • Deanís student meet and greet.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • New certificate program in Public Interest Law.
  • Trial Team tryouts: update.††
  • 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  »

  • Spring 2006 ASP TA applications available soon.
  • Requests for ADA testing accommodations due by October 31.
  • Student organization leaders - update your information.
  • Free two-week membership to Union Station Multiplex.

Career Services  »

  • Reminder:†First-Year Orientation - please note date change.
  • First-Year Resume and Cover Letter Workshop - please note added times.
  • Meet the South Asian attorneys.
  • Out-of-state job search program.
  • Practice tracks.
  • U.S. Department of Justice summer 2006 intern program.

Scholarships  »

  • New awards listed.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Legal externship opportunity at Illinois Attorney Generalís Office - spring 2006.
  • Law Offices applications are now available in room 600.
  • 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  »

  • "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 sdat4609.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Fall library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • U.N. exhibit.
  • Donate books for hurricane relief.
  • Featured resource: Bureau of Justice Statistics.

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

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Student Bar Association

  • Faculty/staff appreciation breakfast.
  • SBA's "Meet Chicago-Kent Alums" lunch.
  • SpOOky zOO Spectacular!
  • CBA Member Open House.
  • The CBA and the ISBA are hosting an all-bar reception.

Black Law Student Association

  • NBLSA moot court and mock trial competitions.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • Speaker event with Professor Christopher Leslie, November 2, 3 p.m., room C40.
  • Latham Watkins Diversity Scholars - for 2Ls.
  • Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.

Chicago-Kent Law Review

  • Popular Constitutionalism: A symposium on The People Themselves: Popular Constitutionalism and Judicial Review, November 18-19.

Environmental Law Society

  • General meeting for the Environmental Law Society - come join us.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • 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

  • New logo still needed.
  • Contacting the Journal.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Wine event ticket sales and Halloween bake sale this week.

Military Law Society

  • Great Lakes JAG Office - lunch and tour!

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Congratulations to all new initiates!
  • General meeting for†PAD day students, October 24, 12:15 p.m., room 170.†
  • Meeting for evening students†interested in joining PAD, October 24, 5 p.m., room 510.
  • End of the 2nd Memo Party, October 24, McGee's, 950 W. Webster, 8 - 11 p.m.
  • Judge's Night: October 26, 5 - 7:30 p.m., 10th floor event room.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Check out†the October 17 issue of†Public Interest Matters.

South Asian Law Students Association

  • October 25 speaker panel: Join us to hear South Asian attorneys speak about career choices and getting a job!
  • Check out our Web site for the current newsletter!

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