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Headlines for the Week of September 25, 2006

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »
  • Media and the War on Terror.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  » 

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, October 2.
  • Family & Friends Day: September 30.
  • ASP program on time management: September 25.
  • Guantanamo National Teach-In: October 5.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.

Financial Aid  »

  • Fall loan disbursement process: step-by-step.
  • Graduate PLUS loan information.
  • Refund checks.

Student Services  »

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

Career Services  »

  • 2006 Pro Bono and Community Service Fair.
  • Meet the Public Service Employers Reception.
  • Alternatives to OCI: State & Local Government.
  • Professionalism dinner, October 17.

Scholarships  »

  • New scholarship awards.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Fall ASP workshop schedule.

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Spring externship opportunity: Immigration law, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
  • Work study positions available.
  • Clinic students score major appellate court victory.
  • Judicial Externships: Spring 2007 semester.
  • 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  »

  • Fulbright Binational Business Program in Mexico.
  • Attention 2Ls: Metz program deadline extended.
  • ILSA fall conference.
  • International Law Weekend.
  • Council on Foreign Relations academic conference-call series.
  • Donate your used legal textbooks.
  • ABA International Internships.
  • Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
  • American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Writing Competition.
  • American College of Legal Medicine Hoffman Bioethics Student Writing Competition.
  • American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition in Legal Medicine.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • New print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumni at
  • How to transfer your existing Chicago-Kent e-mail to your new alumni account.
  • 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 sdat4856.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Library fall hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Deadline for using old copy cards.
  • Featured resource: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.

LexisNexis  »

  • Get student-prepared outlines for your classes.
  • Submit your own outline to the LexisNexis Outline Bank.
  • Tip of the week.
  • LexisNexis representative contact information.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • A2J Student Editorial Board currently taking applications for admittance.
  • Public Interest Certificate Program letters of intent available.
  • Part-time employment available at the Self-Help Web Center.
  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks volunteers.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

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

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • "Big Issues & Small Science: Addressing the Socially Responsible Development of Nanotechnology" forum on Thursday, October 5.
  • Research assistants wanted.

Institute for Law and the Workplace   »

  • Welcome back pizza party on Tuesday, October 10.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall semester building and library hours effective August 21.
  • Student employment.
  • Discounted public parking rates.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursar’s 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).

  • SBA social at Joe's Bar.
  • APALSA's bake sale on Monday, September 25.
  • General meeting: Tuesday, September 26, from 12:45-1:45 p.m. in room 581.
  • HLLSA’s Judges’ Night is coming up on Thursday, October 12, at 6 p.m. 
  • HLLSA Fundraiser has been moved to Wednesday, October 4.
  • 1Ls: Don’t wait until the end of the semester to get help with improving your note-taking skills and outlining techniques! Join a few 2Ls Friday, September 29, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., for some tips on how to make the most of your first year. 
  • The Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois provides wonderful mentoring opportunities for law students.  Sign-up ASAP if you would like to get involved! 
  • General meeting: Wednesday, September 27, at 3 p.m. in room 580.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • KJF bake sale: Come visit the KJF bake sale on the 3rd floor of the Spaketeria on Tuesday, September 26, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • KJF service event: Interested in helping your community? Volunteer with other KJF members on Saturday, September 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

Phi Alpha Delta »

  • General chapter meeting: Tuesday, September 26, at noon in room 170.

Public Interest Resource Center »

  • Check out the latest Public Interest Matters.


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