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LL.M. Students Host Lunar New Year Celebration
On Friday, February 4, students in the law schoolís LL.M. program, in cooperation with the Office of Student Affairs, hosted a celebration of the Lunar New Year in the faculty lounge. Approximately 30 students and faculty attended the event, which served as a welcome to new LL.M. students who started the program with the spring 2011 semester.
Attendees were treated to an authentic Chinese meal and traditional Chinese music. All participants received New Yearís gifts of small red envelopes called Hong Bao. Two students, dressed in traditional New Year attire, gave presentations. Ying Chen talked about Lunar New Year celebrations in China and Tuan Nguyen discussed Lunar New Year practices in Vietnam.
LL.M. student Weiwei Fan commented, ďAs a Chinese student, itís really nice to celebrate our most important holiday with classmates and professors. I really thank all of the people involved in this celebration, and we had a very nice night.Ē
(photo) Attending the Lunar New Year Celebration on February 4 were, front row: Professor Tom Wilson, Professor Cynthia Adams, Alimi Ali-Yerima, Pom Thaiprasithiporn, and Jeong Phil Joo; second row: Weiwei Fan, Mohamed Mohamedain, Ying Chen, Azalea Assaf, Yifan Wang, Tuan Nguyen, Ersin Yesil, In Cheon Kim, Zulfiye Ugur, Chayada Polpun, Angelica Cely, Intisar Fidhin, Professor Frank Emmert, and Salma Talman; third row: Marcela Rivera, Hossein Fazilatfar, Voy Singsuwan, Ibrahim Garba, Dean Jim Nehf, Xing Liu, and Anthony Masseria.