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Headlines for the Week of October 2, 2006

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »
  • Guantanamo National Teach-In.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, October 2.
  • Guantanamo National Teach-In: October 5.
  • ASP workshop on outlining.
  • Summer 2006 CALI Award winners.
  • Lawyers' Assistance Program dinner.
  • 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  »

  • Externs wanted at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • For-credit externship opportunity at the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
  • Intern positions available at Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing Inc.
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency externship.
  • Florida Public Defender Career Forum on Friday, October 6, in Orlando, Florida.
  • Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago Book Scholarship.
  • Professional etiquette dinner, October 17.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations »

  • Greetings Class of 2007: Information on Commencement.
  • 3L composite photo schedule.
  • Part-time student worker needed in Office of Development.

Scholarships  »

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

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Judicial externships: Spring 2007 semester, new information.
  • New spring externship: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
  • Spring externship opportunity: Immigration law, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
  • Work study positions available.
  • Clinic students score major appellate court victory.
  • 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.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • 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 sdat4861.
  • 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:

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.

From Professor Bernadette Atuahene »

  • Fundraiser for La Casa Norte on October 6.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • A2J Student Editorial Board Training Session II: Wednesday, October 4, from 2:30-4 p.m., in room C40.
  • Public Interest Certificate Program letters of intent available.
  • 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 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  »

  • Beginning next week, each student organization is responsible for posting its own Record announcement.
  • 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).

  • Evening meeting: Thursday, October 5, at 5 p.m. in room 545.
  • Day meeting with pizza: Tuesday, October 10, at 12:45 p.m. in room 355.
  • Hispanic-Latino Judges' Night: Tuesday, October 17, at 6 p.m. (Note: Due to scheduling conflicts the event was moved from its previously scheduled date of October 12.)
  • HLLSA bake sale: Wednesday, October 4, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Spak.
  • HLLSA general meeting: October 4 at 5:15 p.m. at Dylan's.

Intellectual Property Law Society »

  • IP faculty discussion on careers in intellectual property law on Wednesday, October 4.
  • IP welcome reception on Thursday, October 5.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • Volunteer to work at the Franciscan Outreach Association Soup Kitchen from 4:45 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 10.

Military Law Society »

  • Roundtable discussion with Captain Teresa Raymond, appellate defense counsel, Tuesday, October 3, 12-1:15 p.m., room 355.

South Asian Law Student Association »

  • South Asian Law Student Association samosa sale! Wednesday, October 4, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the Spak.


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