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Headlines for the Week of April 27, 2009

Summer China Internship for a Female JD Student

A Chinese law firm is offering a summer internship in Shenzhen China that will pay 2400 RMB (approx $300-400) per month, with accommodations in one of the partners’ homes. The firm is seeking a female JD to fill this internship as they would like the intern to offer English tutoring to the teenaged child of the partner to help prepare the child for an exam this fall. If you are interested, email your resume to Dean Lazar immediately.

Administrative memo #11

Please click here for the newest admin memo regarding exams.

CASCLE Language Exchange Table: Tuesdays.

Students can bring a lunch and enjoy a 20 to 30 minute Mandarin lesson, followed
by English language conversation.

Council for American Students in International Negotiations (CASIN) official newsletter

To check out VOICES OF THE FUTURE: The Official Newsletter of the Council for American Students in International Negotiations (CASIN), please click here.

Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution (JLCR) call for papers

The journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence, and will publish:

·       Original articles in basic and applied research

·       Case studies

·       Critical reviews, surveys, opinions, commentaries and essays

We invite you to submit your manuscript(s) to JLCR@acadjourn.org for publication in the Maiden Issue (April 2009). Our objective is to inform authors of the decision on their manuscript(s) within four weeks of submission. Following acceptance, a paper will normally be published in the next issue. Instruction for authors and other details are available on our website; http://www.academicjournals.org/JLCR/Instruction.htm

Tuition-free summer programs at CK Partner in Mexico 

Chicago-Kent students can participate in tuition-free programs on a variety of subjects at ITESM (Tec de Monterrey) in Mexico. One exciting program which requires fluent Spanish is the Immersion program in Social and Civil Responsibility in Oaxaca, Mexico. Students can combine summer study at Tec with the Fall semester as an student in law. For more information, see their website: http://www.ccm.itesm.mx/internacional/build.html#summer and check with Dean Lazar.

Bucerius Summer Program in International Business Law 2009, July 19 to August 15, 2009

This intensive four week program will offer a choice of seven courses and will be complemented by interesting extracurricular activities for the participants to take part in. The courses are worth 1 credit each and students must take a minimum of 3 courses. There are two deadlines for the application to the Bucerius Summer Program 2009. To qualify for the reduced tuition fee, of ˆ1,200, students must submit their application by December 31, 2008. All other applications must be received by April 30, 2009. These successful applicants will be required to pay the full tuition fee of ˆ1,500.

Further information about the Bucerius Summer Program and the application form is available online at www.law-school.de/summerprogram.html.

European Commission Launches New Guide to Studying in Europe

Study-in-europe.org is a new resource for students interested in studying at any one of the 4,000 higher education institutions in Europe. The website features comprehensive information on universities and available programs in 32 European countries, including Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses, which are innovative cross-border graduate programs offered by consortiums of universities located in at least three different European countries. Study-in-Europe.org also offers an overview of the European higher education system, a guide to applying to European universities, and information about living in Europe.

Please visit us online: www.study-in-europe.org.

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