Law School Announces New Summer Program for Chinese Students
In summer 2012, students from Sun Yat-sen University Law School will travel outside China for that schoolís first summer study abroad program, and their destination will be IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Professor Tom Wilson met with Sun Yat-sen officials on October 11, 2011, in Guangzhou, China, to finalize the plans. Professor Wilson met with Sun Yat-sen University Law School Vice-Dean Li Zhiping, Director of Career Development Wang Yi, and Deanís Assistant for International Programs Zheng Liwei, regarding plans for the summer visit to the law school. Also involved in the discussion was Vice Dean Huang Yao, who is currently in residence at Cambridge University.
The meeting was followed by a signing ceremony at which Professor Wilson and Sun Yat-sen Law School Dean Xu Zhongming executed a partnership agreement between the schools. The agreement calls for Sun Yat-sen law students to come to the McKinney School of Law for three weeks, where they will receive classroom instruction and participate in law-related and cultural field trips. Two weeks will be spent in Indianapolis, and one week will be spent in Washington, D.C.†Sun Yat-sen University Law School expects 30 to 40 students to enroll in the inaugural program which will take place from Monday, July 30 through Friday, August 17, 2012.