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Headlines for the Week of October 9, 2006

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »
  • Conference on "Intellectual Property, Trade and Development: Accommodating and Reconciling Different National Levels of Protection."

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • New director of academic administration and student affairs.
  • ASP workshop on outlining.
  • 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  »

  • New director of academic administration and student affairs.
  • Getting Help with Outlines workshop.

Career Services  »

  • 1L orientation to CSO.
  • Alternatives to OCI: Public Interest Careers.
  • Judicial extern/intern positions at the Department of Justice for spring 2007.
  • The BPI Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations»

  • Class of 2007 Commencement: Sunday, May 20.
  • 3L composite photo schedule: Sign up today!

Scholarships  »

  • No new awards.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Getting Help with Outlines workshop.
  • Student resource library.

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Work study: Paid positions available.
  • Judicial externships: Spring 2007 semester information.
  • Spring legal externship: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
  • 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.
  • New entries this week.
    • American Indian Law Review Writing Competition.
    • Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, Trandafir International Business Writing Competition.
    • American Immigration Law Foundation, Edward L. Dubroff Memorial Legal Writing Contest.
    • Pacific Legal Foundation Program for Judicial Awareness Student Writing Contest.
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 sdat4865.
  • 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.
  • Featured resource: United Nations Treaty collection.

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  »

  • CAJT welcomes new fall 2006 Editorial Board associates.
  • Editorial board lunch and computer configuration: Friday, October 13.
  • 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  »

  • Nano-Bio Roundtable on October 11, 2006, 3 to 3:50 p.m. in room 370.
  • 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  »

  • 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.

Student Bar Association  »

  • ABA Work-A-Day project benefiting at-risk youth.
  • ABA and SBA Lincoln Park Zoo "Spooky Zoo."
  • Student Hurricane Network: Trip planning meeting.
  • October 19: Public lecture by Hamdan v. Rumsfeld plaintiff's attorney Neal Katyal of Georgetown University Law Center
  • Day meeting with pizza: Tuesday, October 10, at 12:45 p.m. in room 355.
  • The October 2006 issue is in! Pick up your copy today!
  • Next submission deadline: Monday, October 16.
  • Hispanic-Latino Judges' Night: Interested in mingling with judges, alumni and your fellow students? Join us in the lobby on Tuesday, October 17, at 6 p.m.

Intellectual Property Law Society »

  • October 12 - 13, 2006: "Intellectual Property, Trade and Development: Accommodating and Reconciling Different National Levels of Protection."

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • Learn about public interest careers at the Public Interest Law Careers Panel on Tuesday, October 10, from noon to 1 p.m. in room 370.
  • Attention KJFers: Spring Auction volunteers needed.

Phi Alpha Delta   »

  • New member initiation: Thursday, October 12.

Public Interest Resource Center  »

  • Check out the latest issue of Public Interest Matters.

Women in Law  »

  • Mentor/mentee ice cream social: October 11 at 4:30 p.m. in the 10th floor event room.



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