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Headlines for the Week of February 20, 2006

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Regional Trial Team.
  • New plasma screens.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • "Putting law school grades in perspective."
  • Trial Team success.
  • Traffic alert: Closure of Monroe Street bridge.
  • TV commercial featuring 10th floor reading room.
  • 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  »

  • Mock interview sign-ups.
  • DuPage County Public Defender's Office seeks summer interns.
  • New resources: Washington Internships in Law and Policy, Internships with Community and Social Service Agencies, and Internships with America's Top Companies.
  • National Italian American Foundation "Graduates to Leaders Workshop."
  • Program: Interviewing Tips.
  • BP Legal 2006 Summer Internship Program.
  • United States Attorney's Clinical Program for fall 2006.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Our next Take A Break...General public sector government and municipal work, Tuesday, February 21.

Scholarships  »

  • No new awards listed.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Summer legal externship.
  • Summer/fall legal externship opportunity.
  • Judicial externships: Summer and fall 2006 semesters.
  • 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.
    • March 9: The Next Little Thing: Nano, Business and Society in the 21st Century.
  • Want to work in the Office of International Law and Policy?
  • Foreign Service Exam: Deadline to apply is March 8.
  • Essay competition: Lex Mercatoria and the WTO.
  • Summer 2006: Study abroad in Germany or work in China?
  • Rule of Law on Trial.
  • New entries this week:
    • Family Law Writing Competition.
    • ABA Section of Administrative Law Student Essay Competition.
    • American College of Trust & Estate Counsel Student Writing Competition.
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 sdat4698.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.

Library  »

  • Library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • 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.

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  »

  • The Next little Thing: Nano, Business & Society in the 21st Century.
  • 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

  • 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 our bake sale on February 22.

Environmental Law Society

  • March 8: "Challenges to Sustainability in Business."

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • Come see Kevin Parks, owner of and a lawyer at Leydig, Voit & Mayer, speak about copyrights and the Internet.

International Law Student Association

  • Upcoming events.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Regular meeting this week.
  • Area IP events.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Summer public interest fellowship applications now being accepted.

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • February 24: Party at McGee's.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Read the latest Public Interest Matters.

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