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Headlines for the Week of March 20, 2006

Office of the Dean
Dean Harold J. Krent  »
  • Attorney General Gonzales visits Chicago-Kent to speak on human trafficking.
  • New artwork on first floor.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Grade distributions now available.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Revoking Pass-Fail: Deadline.

Financial Aid  »

  • Federal loan exit counseling for spring 2006 graduates.

Student Services  »

  • Late pick-up for U-Passes.
  • U-Pass announcements from CTA.
  • I-SaveRx prescription drug program.

Career Services  »

  • New job posting and FOCI Bidding System -- coming soon!
  • Upcoming CSO programs:
    • Evening Law Student Society program: "Getting Legal Experience."
    • Attention Graduating Students: "From Law Student to Lawyer."
  • The Center for Access to Justice & Technology's Summer Fellowship.
  • 3rd annual Career Day.
  • Circuit Court of Cook County Forum for Minority Law Students.
  • Save the date: Twin Cities Diversity Reception.
  • Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair, Chicago.
  • Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair, Kansas.
  • Public interest summer funding sources.
  • International Internship Program.

Scholarships  »

  • No new awards.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • New start-up law program in the Law Offices.
  • Law Offices: Summer and fall application information.
  • Summer externship opportunities.
  • Summer/fall legal externship opportunities.
  • 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:
    • July 15 - August 6: American Law Summer Program.
  • Want to work in the Office of International Law and Policy?
  • 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.
    • ASCAP Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition.
    • Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship Writing Competition.
    • Federal Circuit Bar Association Writing Contest.
    • National Association of Counsel for Children Law Student Essay 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 sdat4720.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.

Library  »

  • Library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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 Professor Susan Adams  »

  • Accepting applications for legal writing teaching assistant positions for the 2006-07 academic year: Deadline is April 3.

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  »

  • "From Ancient Persia to Abu Ghraib: Comparative Observations on Empire, Religion, and Torture," Bruce Lincoln of the University of Chicago Divinity School, April 7.

Institute for Law and the Workplace   »

  • March 20: ABA Outreach Program at Chicago-Kent, room C50.
  • March 28: 28th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, "The Future of Collective Bargaining."

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 international 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

  • Conviser Bash.
  • SBA meeting.

International Law Student Association

  • Upcoming events.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • March 20: Patent bar discussion with representative of the Patent Law Institute.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Elections.
  • Lexis and Westlaw training.

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • March 20: ABA Outreach Program at Chicago-Kent, room C50.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Read our latest Public Interest Matters.

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