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Headlines for the Week of January 16, 2006

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

  • Welcome back.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Welcome back!
  • Academic Calendar reminder: No classes Monday, January 16.
  • Spring 2006 semester information:
    • Initial reading assignments.
    • Course information updates.
    • Revised spring schedule (with classroom assignments).
    • Adding and dropping courses.
    • Exam schedule.
    • Trial Advocacy section assignments.
    • Bookstore hours.
    • 2005-2006 academic calendar.
    • ASP small group sessions.
  • Changes in academic regulations on grading and exam rescheduling.
  • New city of Chicago smoking ordinance.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • July 2006 bar exam.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • Weather closing information.
  • Reminder about IIT's Political Activity Policy.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Grading deadlines and class ranks.
  • July bar examination application deadline.
  • Graduation application deadline.
  • Pass-Fail election deadline.
  • Making up an incomplete grade.
  • Student health insurance.

Financial Aid  »

  • Applying for private loans.

Student Services  »

  • Spring U-Pass distribution.
  • Spring health insurance enrollment period.
  • Waiving/canceling health insurance for the spring.
  • I-Save Rx prescription drug program.
  • Spring ASP small group sessions.
  • Exam period raffle winners.

Career Services  »

  • Amnesty International USA Lawyers' Conference.
  • Illinois Attorney General summer clerkship opportunities.
  • 2006 Perkins Coie 1L Diversity Fellowship Program.
  • Air Force JAG Corps on-campus interviews for 1Ls, 2Ls & 3Ls.
  • Army JAG Corps on-campus interviews for 1Ls and 3Ls.
  • U.S. Department of Justice: Volunteer Summer Legal Internships.
  • CSO Program: Summer opportunities for 1Ls.

Scholarships  »

  • New awards listed.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program  »

  • Petitions available for spring ASP small group sessions.

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Law Offices orientation information.
  • Legal Externship Program - more information and opportunities.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • Spring 2006 events:
    • Patriot Act debates - archive link.
    • January 31: Study abroad informational session.
    • January 31: Free movie about the United Nations' peacekeepers.
  • Foreign Service Exam - Deadline to apply is March 8.
  • American Society of International Law Fellowship Opportunity - Deadline is February 15.
  • "Stop the Genocide in Darfur: Bribe the Chinese."
  • Attention 2Ls: Want to work in Europe next summer?

Writing competitions  »

  • New entry this week:
    • ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice: Law Student Essay Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Print account balances were reset on December 22.
  • Fall print account balances will be due in January 2006.
  • 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 sdat4673.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Library hours.
  • Library exhibit - Montgomery, 1955: Rosa Parks, MLK & the Boycott That Changed the South.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs.

LexisNexis  »

  • Student-prepared outlines for your classes.
  • 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  »

  • New Public Interest Certificate Program accepting letters of intent.
  • Reminder for 2Ls interested in obtaining a Public Interest Certificate.
  • A2J Student Editorial Board is currently accepting applications for positions.
  • Opportunities at Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center.

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  »

  • "Brave New Nano: Regulating the Future."
  • Research assistants wanted.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Regular building and library hours effective Tuesday, January 16.
  • Student employment for spring 2006.
  • Discounted public parking rates for spring 2006.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursarís 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  »

  • New Dreamweaver tutorial, "Creating a Web Contact Form" is now available.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

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Student Bar Association

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

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • We need auction volunteers!

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