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Headlines for the Week of January 23, 2006

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Adding and dropping classes.
  • ASP small group sessions.
  • U-Pass distribution.
  • Changes in academic regulations on grading and exam rescheduling.
  • New city of Chicago smoking ordinance.
  • Notice to students in substance abuse recovery (or who want to be).
  • 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  »

  • ASP teaching assistant position available.
  • Late pick-up for U-Passes.
  • U-Pass announcements from CTA.
  • Health insurance deadline is Thursday, January 26.
  • I-SaveRx prescription drug program.
  • Spring ASP small group sessions.

Career Services  »

  • Diversity Committee of the Chicago Chapter for the Association of Corporate Counsel: Law Student Summer Internship Scholarship Program.
  • ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section: Sports Law Program.
  • ABA: Pathways to Employment in International Law.
  • U.S. Department of Justice: Volunteer Legal Intern Positions for Summer 2006.
  • NALP Apartment Exchange.
  • Law and Business & Israel Experience Program: Scholarships available.
  • NASW Human Trafficking Event.
  • Strategies to Find a Public Interest/Government Position.
  • Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference.

Scholarships  »

  • No new awards listed.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program  »

  • Petitions available for spring ASP small group sessions.

Law Offices/Clinic  »

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.
  • Rule of Law on Trial.

Writing competitions  »

  • No new entries this week.
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 sdat4678.
  • 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: Cook County Commission on Human Rights Case Search.

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 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.
  • 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

  • Student - Alumni Lunch.
  • Law Week.
  • ISBA is looking for volunteers for high school mock trial teams.

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association

  • Come to our Movie Night on February 2!

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Regular meeting this week.
  • Congratulations.

Justinian Society

  • Alumnus Jim Morici presents: "A Lawyer's Responsibility to Make the Law Work for Ordinary People."

Kent Justice Foundation

  • General meeting on January 31 at noon.

National Lawyers Guild

  • General meeting.


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