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Headlines for the Week of September 4, 2006

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, September 4.
  • Student Organization Fair: September 6.
  • Legal writing and ethics guidelines.
  • U-Pass and ID distribution.
  • Notice about U-Pass fraud.
  • Adding and dropping courses.
  • ASP workshop: How to prepare and get the most out of class.
  • Private area for contemplation.
  • Spring 2006 class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
  • Chicago-Kent Law Review: Updated list of new members.
  • Counseling services.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • February 2007 and July 2007 Illinois Bar applications.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • 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  »

  • Please evaluate your summer job online.
  • Interviewing tips workshop on September 5.
  • McDermott, Will and Emery Minority Scholarship applications available.

Scholarships  »

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

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • 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.
  • Donate your used legal textbooks.
  • ABA International Internships.
  • No new entries.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • 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 sdat4842.
  • 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: GlobalLex.

LexisNexis  »

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

From Professor Bartram S. Brown  »

  • Research assistants needed.

From Professor Ted Field  »

  • Research assistant 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.
  • New hiring guidelines for fall 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  »

  • Public Affairs offers assistance in posting student organization Record announcements for the beginning of the fall term.
  • 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. Information about training sessions has been sent to student organization presidents. Through the October 2 Record issue, announcements from those student organizations not posting their own Record pages will be collected together on one page. (Follow the links below to organization announcements).

  • 1L representative elections for 2006-07.
  • Student organization fair.
  • Race for the Cure.
  • ABA Meet and Greet.
  • Come to the AABA forum: "An Educational Workshop for Law Students" on September 9.
  • Welcome back!
  • IP roundtable on Tuesday, September 5.
  • Student organization fair on Wednesday, September 6.

Kent Justice Foundation  »
  • Interested in Public Interest Law? Come visit the KJF table at the student organization fair on Wednesday, September 6.
  • Cookies, candies and cake, oh my! Buy delicious baked goods at the KJF Bake Sale in the SPAK on Thursday, September 7, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Get involved! Sign up to work at the KJF Bake Sale! E-mail Christine Zeivel at for details.
Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • Welcome 1Ls and welcome back to returning members.
  • Membership meeting: Monday, September 11, at 5:15 p.m. in room C50.
  • LELS officer position still open.

South Asian Law Student Association  »

  • General body meeting: Tuesday, September 5, at noon in room C25.


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