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Headlines for the Week of January 30, 2006

Office of the Dean


Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • New Nano Center.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Illinois bar exam: Q&A with bar examiners for first-year students.
  • ASP small group sessions.
  • U-Pass distribution.
  • 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: Correction.
  • Making up an incomplete grade.

Financial Aid  »

  • Applying for private loans.

Student Services  »

  • Late pick-up for U-Passes.
  • U-Pass announcements from CTA.
  • I-SaveRx prescription drug program.
  • Spring ASP small group sessions.

Career Services  »

  • 20th Annual Patent Law Interview Program.
  • eLawyering and the Future of Legal Work.
  • How I Got My First Legal Job.
  • Apartment sublet information.
  • Finnegan Henderson Diversity Scholarship - 1Ls and part-time 2Ls.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Visit the new Commencement Web site.
  • Sign-up for your composite photo.
  • Our next Take A Break...

Scholarships  »

  • New awards listed.
Academics & Student Programs

Academic Support Program  »

  • Petitions available for spring ASP small group sessions.

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (LADR) Information Meeting.
  • Legal externship opportunity.
  • Judicial Externships: Summer and fall 2006 semesters.
  • News: Clinic students help make Illinois law.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/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.
  • Reception for students interested in the certificate programs in labor and employment law, intellectual property law, international/comparative law, public interest law, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and environmental law, Wednesday, February 8.

Writing competitions  »

  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Fall 2005 print account balances are due on January 31.
  • Fall 2005 print account balances were reset on December 22.
  • CLC Policies: Students are required to show C-K photo ID card for loaner computer equipment.
  • Chicago-Kent's wireless network.
  • Computer acceptable use policy.
  • Windows Update instructions.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4683.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.

Library  »

  • Library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource: U.S. Congress Votes Database.

LexisNexis  »

  • Get student-prepared outlines for your classes.
  • Tip of the week.
  • Creating a custom ID.
  • LexisNexis representative contact information.
Faculty

Read the latest Faculty Newsletter for information about the Chicago-Kent faculty's recent speaking engagements, forthcoming publications, new research projects and other activities.

From the faculty directors of the J.D. certificate programs  »

  • Reception for students interested in the certificate programs in labor & employment law, intellectual property law, international/comparative law, public interest law, litigation and alternative dispute resolution and environmental law, Wednesday, February 8.


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   »

  • February 8: Certificate programs informational reception.

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

  • Dean Sowle Social.
  • ABA 7th Circuit meeting.
  • ABA Young Lawyers Division day of FREE programming.

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association

  • Attend our general meeting on February 1 at 5 pm.
  • Volunteer with us at the Asian Human Services clinic on February 1, after our general meeting.
  • Come to our Movie Night on February 9!

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.

International Law Student Association

  • Free Chicago Council on Foreign Relations event.
  • Study abroad panel.
  • Upcoming events.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Congratulations.

Justinian Society

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

Kent Justice Foundation

  • General meeting and bake sale this week.

Labor and Employment Law Society (LELS)

  • February 24: Party at McGee's.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Volunteer in the new year! Learn about opportunities in the latest Public Interest Matters.
  • Send us your volunteer hours now.
  • Volunteer with hurricane relief efforts during spring break.

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