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Headlines for the Week of January 22, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Welcome back!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Welcome back!
  • U-Pass distribution.
  • Spring 2007 semester information:
    • Initial reading assignments.
    • Course information updates.
    • Revised spring schedule (with classroom assignments).
    • Adding and dropping classes.
    • Exam schedule.
    • Trial Advocacy section assignments.
    • Bookstore hours.
    • 2006-07 academic calendar.
    • ASP small group sessions.
    • Announcement about Professor Sherman's classes.
  • Illinois bar examiners: Information sessions on January 23.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • July 2007 Illinois bar applications.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • Weather closing information.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Grading deadlines and class ranks.
  • July bar examination application deadline.
  • Graduation application deadline.
  • Pass-fail election deadline.
  • Making up an incomplete grade.
  • Student health insurance.

Financial Aid  »

  • Spring 2007 disbursement schedule.
  • Graduate PLUS Loan repayment answers.

Student Services  »

  • Welcome back!
  • U-Pass information.
  • Health insurance deadlines.
  • Illinois bar examiner visit for 1Ls.
  • Illinois bar examiner visit for 3L/4Ls.
  • ASP small group petitions.

Career Services  »

  • Summer opportunities for 1Ls.
  • Finding a public interest job through the Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC).
  • Air Force Jag Corps on-campus interviews for 1Ls, 2Ls and 3Ls.
  • Army Jag Corps on-campus interviews for 1Ls and 3Ls.
  • U.S. Department of Justice: Summer 2007 volunteer legal internships.
  • 2007 Finnegan Henderson Diversity Scholarship.
  • Federal Communications Bar Association funding for unpaid legal internships at government agencies.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information.
  • Class of 2007 composite photo dates.
  • Class of 2007 Gift Committee needs you!
  • The Office of Alumni Relations is looking for a student worker.

Scholarships  »

  • New scholarship awards - Apply now!

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • January bookstore hours.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Petitions available for ASP small groups.

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Spring 2007 Law Offices In-House Clinic Orientation.
  • Summer and fall 2007 judicial externship information.
  • Paid public interest positions.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • All students are invited to join the Chicago Bar Association Chorus.
  • Donate your used legal textbooks.
  • ABA International Internships.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Windows Vista and Office 2007 information.
  • 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 sdat4942.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Spring library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource: HeinOnline's Federal Register 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.

From Professor Bernadette Atuahene »

  • Research assistants needed.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • 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  »

  • Research assistants wanted.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2007 building and library hours: Effective January 22.
  • 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  »

  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2007.

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  »

  • Student organization budgets due Thursday, January 25.

The Commentator  »

  • Welcome back!
  • First issue deadline: February 5.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • Welcome back KJFers!
  • January 25: First general meeting of the semester, 12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m. in room C35, and 5:15 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. in room C25.
  • Volunteer with KJF: Help teachers with small children on Friday, January 26, from 8 a.m. - noon.

Public Interest Resource Center  »

  • Read the latest issue of Public Interest Matters.

Society of Women in Law  »

  • January 25: Open auditions for the second annual production of "The Vagina Monologues," 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in room 570.



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