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Headlines for the Week of February 19, 2007

Office of the Dean
Dean Harold J. Krent  »
  • U.S. Representative Peter J. Roskam, Class of 1989.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Fall 2006 CALI Award winners.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Pass-fail election deadline.
  • Making up an incomplete grade.

Financial Aid  »

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

Student Services  »

  • Safe Space workshop.

Career Services  »

  • February 23: Patent Law Interview Program application deadline.
  • First year career counseling sessions.
  • Mock interview sign-ups.
  • Job search strategies for small/midsize firms.
  • Open house events at the Office of the Public Defender, Ninth Judicial Circuit.
  • Chicago Bar Association/Young Lawyer's Section: Government Service Career Fair.

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  »

  • No new awards.


Academics & Student Programs
  • LADR applications due February 19.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
  • Legal Externship Program information.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Illinois Attorney General's Office.
  • 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  »

  • Study abroad information session: March 7.
  • International student organization seeks volunteers.
  • Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law: Call for papers.
  • James Baker Hughes prize: $500.
  • Announcing the Arthur C. Helton Fellowship Program.
  • Rotary World Peace Fellowships.
  • All students are invited to join the Chicago Bar Association Chorus.
  • Study global trade this summer in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Donate your used legal textbooks.
  • ABA International Internships.
  • New entries this week:
    • Foley & Lardner Intellectual Property Writing Competition.
    • National Lesbian & Gay Law Association Writing Competition.
    • Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation Excellence in Legal Writing Competition.
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 sdat4964.
  • 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.
  • PowerDomes.
  • New movies in the library Law in Popular Culture collection.
  • Featured resource: Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet (IPDI).

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 Daniel W. Hamilton »

  • February 20: "From Chicago-Kent to Congress" -- U.S Rep. Peter J. Roskam, Class of 1989.

From Professor Jeffrey G. Sherman »

  • Reviewing last fall's Estates and Trust final examination.

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  »

  • Participate in Diversity Day on March 29.
  • Law Week schedule.
  • Spring SBA election schedule.

American Constitution Society  »

  • February 20: "From Chicago-Kent to Congress" -- U.S Rep. Peter J. Roskam, Class of 1989.
  • February 28: "National Security and the Constitution" -- former Senator Gary Hart.

The Commentator  »

  • First issue coming soon.
  • Faculty college photo match.
  • Next deadline: March 5.
  • 2007-08 staff needed.

Environmental Law Society  »

  • February 21: Bake sale and iPod raffle in the front lobby.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • February 23: Patent Law Interview Program application deadline.
  • February 27: Chicago IP Colloquium speaker -- Professor Laura Heymann.
  • February 28: Berkeley Technology Law Journal Writing Competition submission deadline.
  • 2Ls: Submit resumes for a patent summer job in Washington, D.C.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • February 21: Public Interest Law Journal brainstorming meeting from 3 to 3:50 p.m. in room 545.

Phi Alpha Delta  »

  • February 20: Persuasive Writing Techniques for 1Ls with Professor Ralph Brill from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in room 270.

Public Interest Resource Center  »

  • Turn in all of your volunteer hours by April 2.
  • April 24: Annual awards reception from 5 to 6 p.m.
  • Office hours now posted on our Web site.

Student Hurricane Network  »

  • February 20: Fat Tuesday is coming!

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