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Headlines for the Week of February 13, 2006

Office of the Dean


Dean Harold J. Krent  »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Elective courses subject to the mandatory curve: Correction.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • 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.

Career Services  »

  • Program: Small & Midsize Firms.
  • Program: Interviewing Tips.
  • Illinois Attorney General deadlines approaching.
  • Fifth Annual Norman Amaker Public Interest Law Retreat.
  • Chicago Bar Association YLS: Government Service Career Fair.
  • Chicago Bar Association YLS: Meet the Firms Night.
  • Chicago Bar Association YLS: Law Student Interview Workshop.
  • ABA's Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division: Career Panel Program.
  • Human Rights Law in the Americas Summer Program.
  • Jack Carey Spring Scholarship for Cook County Public Defender's Office.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Composite photo shoot this week!
  • Our next Take A Break...General public sector government and municipal work, Tuesday, February 21.
  • View the new Commencement Web site.

Scholarships  »

  • No new awards listed.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (LADR) Program applications due February 17.
  • 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.
  • Rule of Law on Trial.
  • Foreign Service Exam: Deadline to apply is March 8.
  • American Society of International Law Fellowship Opportunity: Deadline is February 15.
  • Essay competition: Lex Mercatoria and the WTO.
  • Summer 2006: Study abroad in Germany or work in China?
  • New entries this week:
    • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Student Journal Writing Competition.
    • Berkeley Technology Law Journal Writing Competition.
    • National Association of Women Lawyers Law Student Writing Competition.
    • American Immigration Law Foundation Legal Writing Contest.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • CLC Policies: Students are required to show C-K photo ID card for loaner computer equipment.
  • Computer acceptable use policy.
  • Windows Update.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4693.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.

Library  »

  • Library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • See the Library on TV!
  • Featured resource: Hein Online Legislative History Library.

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.

  • 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.
  • Congratulations, spring 2006 A2J-SEB members.
  • 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   »

  • Reception celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Institute for Law and the Workplace, March 2.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human 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  »

  • ATTENTION: All students interested in labor and employment law.
  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2006.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

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Student Bar Association

  • Bar and Gavel nominations due.
  • CBA presents Law Student Interview Workshop.
  • CBA presents Meet the Firms Night.
  • Chicago-Kent is hosting the ABA 7th Circuit Spring Meeting.
  • CBA presents Government Service Career Fair.

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association

  • Come to the "Open Mic" for 1Ls on February 14, co-sponsored with HLLSA and BLSA.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • Preparing for and Taking the Patent Bar: An Informational Session. Presented by Jennifer Yeh of BAR/BRI.

International Law Student Association

  • Upcoming events.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Area IP events.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Valentine's Day Bake Sale and Study Aid Sale February 14.

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • February 15: Labor and Employment Law Society general meeting.
  • February 24: Party at McGee's.

Military Law Society

  • U.S. Air Force JAG Corps speaker lunch.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Read the latest Public Interest Matters.
  • Send us your volunteer hours now.

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