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Headlines for the Week of August 28, 2006

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Welcome back.
  • New appointment for the Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • General announcements:
    • Student Organization Fair: September 6.
    • Chicago-Kent master calendar.
    • Student health insurance.
    • FERPA rights and notification of access to education records.
    • Notice to students in substance abuse recovery (or who want to be).
    • Reminder about IIT's political activity policy.
    • Furniture in the classrooms.
  • To entering students:
    • Student handbook and code of conduct.
    • Amendments to your applications for admission.
    • Academic support program.
    • ID and U-Pass distribution.
    • Reminder: Computer support not available for Macintosh, Linux, Windows 95 or Windows 98.
  • To returning students:
    • Fall 2006 semester information:
      • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
      • Course information updates.
      • Revised fall schedule (with classroom assignments).
      • Adding and dropping courses.
      • Exam schedule.
      • Trial Advocacy section assignments.
      • Bookstore hours.
      • 2006-07 academic calendar.
      • Opportunity to take Psychology & Law at UIC.
    • Spring 2007 preliminary schedule.
    • Distribution of fall U-Passes, new ID cards and Perkins Loan packets.
    • Spring 2006 CALI winners.
    • Spring 2006 class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
    • London Law Consortium program.
    • Serve as a mentor to an international student.
    • Joke of the week.
    • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Pass/fail deadline: September 8, 2006.
  • Registration deadline.
  • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.
  • Graduation application deadline.
  • Incomplete make-up notices.

Financial Aid  »

  • Fall loan disbursements and refund check information.
  • Perkins promissory note news.

Student Services  »

  • Lactation/milk expression room available.
  • Student health insurance information.

Career Services  »

  • Attorney/law student forum: "Legal Life in Chicagoland: What They Don't Teach You in Law School."
  • Out at work, NOT out of work! Interviewing and resume tips for LGBT law students.
  • Vault Legal Diversity Job Fair.
  • 2007 Skadden Fellowship applications now available.
  • Department of Justice application deadline: September 18.
  • 2007 Equal Justice Works Fellowships online application is now available.
  • Equal Justice Works conference and career fair.
  • City of Chicago legal job fair.

Scholarships  »

  • New scholarship awards.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Fall 2006 small group petitions available online.
  • Fall ASP workshop schedule.

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Law Offices: Fall 2006 orientation information.
  • Externship opportunity: U.S. Attorney's Office.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • Study abroad fair.
  • Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Call Series.
  • OILP welcome reception.
  • Chicago mentors available for international students.
  • Donate your used legal textbooks.
  • ABA International Internships.
  • No new entries.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Additional laptop configuration classes.
  • New print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • Print account balances were reset on May 22.
  • Printing and e-mail termination.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumni at
  • How to transfer your existing Chicago-Kent e-mail to your new alumni account.
  • Summer 2006 semester: The cost to print increases on KENTNET.
  • 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 sdat4837.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Welcome back!
  • Library hours for Labor Day holiday weekend.
  • Library fall hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Library fun: New Law in Popular Culture collection.
  • New copy/print system.
  • Featured resource: JSTOR.

From Professor Bartram S. Brown   »

  • Research assistants needed.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Chicago-Kent's Institute for Law and the Humanities paper.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • Research assistants wanted.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall semester building and library hours effective August 21.
  • Labor Day weekend building and library hours, September 2-4.
  • Student employment.
  • Discounted public parking rates.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursarís Office hours .
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Attention: All students interested in federal sector labor law.
  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2006.

Public Affairs  »

  • The Record is now back on its weekly publication schedule.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Click here for the template to use for creating Record announcement pages. More information is available on the About the Record page.

NOTE: Each student organization will be responsible for posting its own announcements beginning with the October 9 issue of the Record. Training sessions will be announced to student organization presidents shortly.

Student Bar Association  »

  • 1L representative elections for 2006-07.
  • Student organization fair.
  • First SBA social: Thursday, August 31 (10pm-1am) at Zentra Nightclub.

Kent Justice Foundation  »
  • Come to our first general meeting on Wednesday, August 30.

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