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Straus Congratulates 273 Students Who Graduated from One of Our Dispute Resolution Programs During 2016–2017

As each academic year comes to a close, one of the ways in which we assess the success of our work is by reflecting on the accomplishments and impact we had on students during the year. We are extremely proud of the diverse group of students that graduated from one of our academic programs this past year. A total of 273 students representing 23 countries and several different academic disciplines earned an LLM, master’s degree, or certificate (either graduate or undergraduate) from Straus during this past academic year.



LLM Degrees in the following areas:

`` LLM in Dispute Resolution `` LLM in International Commercial Arbitration `` LLM in International Commercial Law and Arbitration `` LLM in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution `` LLM in US Law and Dispute Resolution


Master’s Degrees in Dispute Resolution, including:

`` Master of Dispute Resolution `` JD/Master of Dispute Resolution `` Master of Public Policy/Master of Dispute Resolution


Graduate Certificates in Dispute Resolution from the following programs:

`` JD/Certificate in Dispute Resolution `` MBA/Certificate in Dispute Resolution

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Undergraduate Certificate in Conflict Management

On the Back Cover:

STRAUS WELCOMES NEW STUDENTS Pictured are Straus’ newest group of students as well as our Straus faculty and staff team with the panoramic view of Pepperdine’s Malibu campus in the background. This year’s group of students hail from 17 different countries. They include both new and experienced lawyers and judges, as well as non-legal professionals from a variety of different backgrounds, enrolled in one of Straus’ five different LLM programs focusing on select aspects of dispute resolution and international commercial arbitration, our master’s degree, or graduate certificate program in dispute resolution. Not pictured are the 40 Pepperdine undergraduate students who will also be earning the Certificate in Conflict Management when they arrive to begin classes in two weeks. We are grateful to each and every student who has trusted us to lead them into this next stage of their professional lives.

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