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Davies named Vice Provost

Professor Sharon Davies has been named Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer for the university. “In a nation of increasing diversity, higher education institutions play a critical role in preparing students to be culturally competent contributors to their future professions and workplaces, and civically engaged members of their communities,” she said.

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Events

Richard F. Celeste, Former U.S. Ambassador to India & Governor of Ohio

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Moritz will welcome former U.S. Ambassador to India and Governor of Ohio Richard F. Celeste on Feb. 3. Celeste will discuss his experiences as a public servant and why it is as important as ever that more motivated young people stay engaged in local, state, and national government.

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Reconstructing Rosa Parks: On the Civil Rights Narratives We Receive and the Ones We Need

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On Feb. 12, Jeanne Theoharis will give a talk based on her book The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, in which she overturns the canonized story of Parks as a one-time resister, reminding us of her life-long commitment to the black freedom struggles of the South and the North.

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Students

Externships provide real-world experience for students

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“I just felt the gravity of that responsibility. You don’t get to feel that in a law school class. Exams are high pressure, but actually practicing law and having an impact on people’s rights and privileges was something that I only got from that experience.”

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Joint-Degree Program Sets 3L Up for Future Success in Business

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3L Drew Danielson is one of a number of students working toward both his J.D. and M.B.A as part of the Moritz Joint-Degree Program. He hopes to one day use them to help businesses and other organizations solve their problems so they can continue to support their customers, employees, and communities.

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Faculty

Davies named Vice Provost

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Professor Sharon Davies has been named Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer for the university. “In a nation of increasing diversity, higher education institutions play a critical role in preparing students to be culturally competent contributors to their future professions and workplaces, and civically engaged members of their communities,” she said.

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Judges turn the courtroom into the classroom

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Jonathan Peters ’10 describes the quick moves he learned standing before the Honorable Jeffrey Sutton ’90 of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit as a third-year law student.

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Alumni

1 degree, 10 careers: San Francisco alumni share their stories

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San Francisco is home to the Golden Gate bridge, iconic Victorian homes, amazing cuisine, and Buckeye lawyers proudly sporting their Scarlet and Gray on bike paths and beaches throughout the valley. Moritz headed 2,446 miles due west of Columbus to catch up with 10 alumni making a name for themselves in the land of start-ups and venture capital.

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Nevada State Senator Chosen as New Senate Minority Leader

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Alumnus and Nev. State Senator Aaron Ford ’01 was recently elected senate minority leader of the Nevada Senate for the 2015 legislative session.

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