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Headlines for the Week of October 31, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

  • Deanís student meet and greet.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Notice about November 4 MPRE exam.
  • Fall 2005 final exams.
  • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • New certificate program in public interest law.
  • ASP workshop: Preparing For and Taking Exams.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours and contact information.
  • Change of Division Petition
  • Fall 2005 Final Exam Reschedule - Deadline November 11.
  • Pass/Fail Revocation - Deadline December 6.

Financial Aid  »

  • Refund checks.

Student Services  »

  • Upcoming November programs:
    • Preparing For and Taking Exams: November 8 & 9.
    • CBA Famous Trial Series: The Loop Flood Case: November 15.
    • Illinois Bar Admissions Presentation for 3Ls & 4Ls: November 16.
  • Student job opportunities with Alumnae/i Affairs.
  • 2L evening student volunteers needed.
  • Student discount program for Lyric Opera.
  • Spring 2006 ASP TA applications available soon.
  • Requests for ADA testing accommodations due by October 31.

Career Services  »

  • Office tours.
  • Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties.
  • Department of the Air Force law clerk position.
  • ABA John J. Curtin Jr. Justice Fund, 2006 Summer Legal Internship Program.
  • Legal marketing scholarship winners.
  • City of Chicago Law Department 1L Summer Extern Program.
  • New resources.
  • First-year resume and cover letter workshop.
  • Out-of-state job search program.
  • Practice Tracks.
  • iBio career links.

Scholarships  »

  • New awards listed.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Law Offices: Spring 2006 applications are now available.
  • Legal Externship Program - more information.
  • Opportunity - Asian Human Services.
  • Opportunity - Illinois Community College Board.
  • City of Chicago - regulatory and aviation litigation.
  • Illinois Attorney General law clerk positions.
  • 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:
    • November 28: Lecture and reception featuring Judge Steve Adler.
  • "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 sdat4614.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

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

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.

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.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • "A Day in the Life of an IP Attorney," November 17, 4 p.m.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Important: All-hands meeting on Thursday.
  • IP events this week.
  • Contacting the Journal.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Wine Down the Week fundraiser this Wednesday from 4 - 7 p.m.

Military Law Society

  • Great Lakes JAG Office - lunch and tour!

Public Interest Resource Center

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

South Asian Law Students Association

  • Check out our Web site for the current newsletter!

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