A delegation from Law School of Yunnan University in China visited Vermont Law School today, signing an agreement with VLS to collaborate on programs that will expand educational opportunities for students from both schools and promote exchange between faculty members.
The agreement includes, but is not limited to, collaboration on student and faculty exchanges and training programs, degree and certificate programs, joint legal research projects, and publications on environmental and energy law research and policy development.
“This partnership reflects our commitment to developing global leaders,” said Marc Mihaly, president and dean of Vermont Law School, after meeting with the Chinese delegation. “We are proud to partner the Law School of Yunnan University and look forward to watching as students and faculty from both institutions work toward influencing environmental law and policy, both in China and elsewhere in the world.”
The Law School of Yunnan University delegation was comprised of Mr. CHEN Yundong, Dean of the Law School; Mr. CAI Lei, Associate Dean of the Law School; Mr. QIU Yongsheng, Faculty of the Law School; Mr. NIE Yuxuan, Faculty of the Law School; and Mr. ZHAO Zhonglong, Faculty of the Law School.
“We are pleased to collaborate with Law School of Yunnan University faculty and are eager to begin working with their students,” said Siu Tip Lam, associate professor of law and program director of the U.S.-Asia Partnerships at VLS. “We likewise look forward to Vermont Law School students taking advantage of this unique opportunity to learn more about law and policy in China.”