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Headlines for the Week of December 5, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Spring 2006 registration: Updates.
  • Fall 2005 exams.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours and contact information.
  • Pass/fail revocation - deadline December 6.

Financial Aid  »

  • Applying for private loans.

Student Services  »

  • Flu shots available on December 7.
  • Study breaks and snacks!
  • Spring U-Pass distribution.
  • Fall U-Pass activation period.
  • Spring health insurance enrollment period.
  • Waiving/canceling health insurance for the spring.

Career Services  »

  • Summer Honors Legal Program at the SEC: Deadline for 2Ls is December 7; deadline for 1Ls is February 1, 2006.
  • Gray Plant Mooty’s 1L Minority Summer Associate Program.
  • Rebellious Lawyering Conference, February 24 - 26, 2006. 
  • MPILCC registration deadline is December 8.
  • Haywood Burns Fellowship.

Scholarships  »

  • Nordic Law Club Scholarship deadline extended to January 27, 2006.
  • Marvin Gates Memorial Scholarship Fund deadline extended to December 9.
  • The Larkowski Scholarship Fund deadline extended to December 9.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Public interest position - paid opportunities.
  • Legal Externship Program - more information.
  • Illinois Commerce Commission externship.
  • In-house legal externship.
  • State Appellate Defender - winter/spring externship.
  • Refugee & Asylum Law externship.
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission externship.
  • Opportunity - Asian Human Services.
  • Opportunity - Illinois Community College Board.
  • City of Chicago - regulatory and aviation litigation.
  • 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:
    • Patriot Act debates - archive link.
    • December 7: LL.M. Winter Holiday Social.
  • "Stop the Genocide in Darfur."
  • Internships in Europe for summer 2006 for those studying in France in spring 2006 - act now!

Writing competitions  »

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Fall 2005 ExamSoft SofTest registration.
  • 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 sdat4640.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Final exam library hours.
  • Fall library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • New library exhibit - Montgomery, 1955: Rosa Parks, MLK & the Boycott That Changed the South.
  • Featured resource: Illinois Secretary of State Corporation/LLC Search.

LexisNexis  »

  • Student-prepared outlines for your classes.
  • Tip of the Week program has ended.
  • Creating a custom 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

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Opportunities at Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center.
  • A2J Author Student Editorial Board.
  • Public Interest Certificate Program.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Chicago-Kent Institute for Law and the Humanities Paper Prize.

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: November 27 to December 6.
  • Final exam building and library hours: Wednesday, December 7, to Wednesday, December 21.
  • 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.
  • DTC Bursar’s Office hours.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2006.

Public Affairs  »

  • December 19 is last Record issue for the fall term.
  • 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

  • ISBA is looking for volunteers for high school mock trial teams.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • Latham Watkins Diversity Scholars - for 2Ls.
  • Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Reminder about KJF auction.

Public Interest Resource Center

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