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C of C ranked as a top school for studying business abroad
Business Research Guide (BRG) has named the College of Charleston one of the top 30 colleges in the United States for studying business abroad. College of Charleston is ranked No. 15 on the list. BRG wrote that the college's School of Business …
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UL gets €1m for students to study abroad
The funding will finance grants for students who undertake a study or work placement abroad while the rest of the funding will be used to support students with a disability and those from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Erasmus+ is the …
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Quality of Belarus' higher education stimulates students' exodus to study abroad
Last week, the Education Ministry announced an additional call for applications to higher education establishments and reduced the admission grade to a minimum on specialities, which are “in sharp demand by the economy and social sphere”.

SRO Surgeon Nathan Ehmer Announces Less Invasive Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement Surgery to Help Speed Recovery Time

Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 332,000 total hip replacements are performed in the United States each year. Dr. Ehmer at Santa Rosa Orthopedics (SRO) is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, specializing in orthopedic trauma, complex fracture care, and pelvic & acetabular reconstruction. He specializes in performing hip replacements using the anterior approach, a minimally invasive technique that requires special training and allows for quicker recovery than traditional methods.

Successful hip replacement relieves pain, restores overall function, and allows patients to return to normal activities. There is a range of surgical approaches that orthopedic surgeons utilize to access the hip joint, named according to the direction that the surgery is performed:

Russians will be able to study abroad for free

Russians will be able to study abroad for free
Russian students will be able to study abroad for free under a new program approved on June 20 by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Russia to send graduates abroad. The Global Education program, which will fund its first group of students starting this …
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Study abroad trip to Normandy, Europe changes Georgia Highlands College
The study abroad trip was open to students not taking the class as well as those who were. After two days in London, they left by bus on June 5 to Portsmouth where they took a ferry across the English Channel and landed in Caen in Normandy, France.
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An Intern's Insight: Study Abroad in Ireland
Editor's note: “An Intern's Insight” is a recurring blog by our summer interns. This unedited content is strictly the opinion of the writers, and not necessarily of The Buzz. In this blog post, intern Sarah Jane Knowlton reflects on her experience …
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Hobson selected to study abroad
NORMAN — The U.S. Department of State has awarded Sarah Hobson, a Norman High School sophomore, one of 65 scholarships to study abroad on the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Abroad program. Hobson is the only scholarship …
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Garvey Schubert Barer Attorney Akane R. Suzuki Featured on the Cover of Super Lawyers

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014

Garvey Schubert Barer attorney Akane R. Suzuki is the featured cover story of Super Lawyers Magazine (Washington Edition 2014). The featured article is a profile covering Ms. Suzukis journey from Japan to her arrival in the United States as teenaged foreign exchange student. While living in the United States Ms. Suzuki felt destined to integrate her love of other cultures with her studies, which ultimately culminated in the practice of law.

Currently, Akane Suzuki focuses her law practice on a broad range of estate planning matters, from wills and powers of attorney to complex gifting strategies and business succession, charitable giving, and international estate planning. A large portion of Ms. Suzukis practice involves working with non-U.S. citizens living in the U.S., especially from Japan and Canada, as well as working with U.S. citizens and others living abroad.

Akane Suzuki said the most satisfying aspect of her career is Working with people and solving their problems. She said, Quite often clients will come to me with a problem they think is insolvable. Then, when I can help them find a solution, the outcome is very satisfying.

Her experience includes wealth transfer strategies involving trusts, such as generation skipping trusts, personal residence trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, and life insurance trusts, as well as family limited liability companies. She also advises clients on probate and trust administration matters and preparation of gift and estate tax returns.

Ms. Suzuki receives a lot of feedback from her clients about the quality of her work. What I hear a lot, is that I make the complex process of estate planning less intimidating and simpler for my clients to understand. Whether my clients are facing complex tax issues, or cross border issues, I aim to distill the issues into simple, clear terms so that my clients can make better, more informed decisions.

She also added. My client relationships are long-term relationships. There is great continuity in my client relationships. I see when my client started a new business or if the business went public. I also get to share in their personal joy when they have a child or form a new partnership. More than anything, I enjoy seeing the growth and change in my clients lives.

Prior to her latest recognition by Super Lawyers*, Ms. Suzuki has been recognized by her peers and clients as an AV Peer Review Rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, as a “Super Lawyer,” “Rising Star,” and one of “Top 50 Washington Women Super Lawyers” by Washington Law & Politics magazine, and as one of Seattle’s top “Forty Under 40″ professionals and community leaders by Puget Sound Business Journal. She is listed in The Best Lawyers In America in the area of Trusts and Estates, and in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers. Ms. Suzuki is also a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

*Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

About Garvey Schubert Barer

Since its founding in 1966, Garvey Schubert Barer has been a full-service law firm representing established market leaders, newly launched enterprises, and governmental entities, both nationally and internationally, with a special focus on the Pacific Rim. Garvey Schubert Barer has counseled clients across virtually all industry sectors, with a special emphasis in international trade and transportation, maritime law, healthcare, hospitality, technology, land use and environmental, manufacturing, financial services, real estate, communications and media, and sports and entertainment. Garvey Schubert Barer represents a broad range of public and privately-held businesses, investment firms, financial institutions, family owned businesses, nonprofit organizations, government entities and individuals. The firm has offices in Seattle, Portland, Anchorage, Washington, D.C., New York and Beijing. For more information, please see


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Who Should be Allowed to Vote?
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Faith at work: Saturday, July 12, 2014
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Can Personality Predict Performance?
Secondly, personality affects our mood, which in turn affects the way we respond to people and situations at work. Studies have found that conscientiousness and agreeableness indirectly affect organizational citizenship behavior via their impact of job …
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Cities eye Boulevard spruce up
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Prolonged Sitting Cancels Out Exercise
CBS NEWS – We already know that a sedentary lifestyle isn't good for our health, but can we measure just how bad it really is for us? A new study offers an answer: two hours of sitting cancels out the benefits of 20 minutes of exercise for our …
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Albany airport foreign exchange store opens Wednesday
Previously, the airport offered a foreign exchange servicein its business center, which was beyond the Transportation Security Administration's checkpoints. Customers who weren't ticketed passengers had to surrender photo identification at the airport …
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Japan Foreign bond investment declined to ¥-1051.1B in June 27 from previous
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