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Former FDIC chairman to receive Distinguished Alumnus Award

William M. Isaac ’69, former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. under the Carter and Reagan administrations, will be recognized by The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law during a special event Oct. 18 in Columbus.

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Alumnus selected president of Sierra Club

David Scott ’87 brings his passion for environmental activism and fighting climate change to his new role as president of the Sierra Club.

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Drawing on clinic experience in his career

Every time he “walks the triangle” in the courtroom, Avonte Campinha- Bacote ’08 has his Civil Clinic experience from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in his back pocket. That’s where Campinha-Bacote learned to perform one of the […]

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The Problem-Solver: After selling company to Google, Raj Malik ’98 focuses on next venture

Rebecca Malik had a problem. The online merchant with discerning taste in interior design and home furnishings had products customers wanted to buy on her website, She saw the traffic from where they pored over pages of elegant lamps […]

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Eight More Years: Alumna makes career of advising Ohio’s leaders

Looking out of her corner office window from the 17th floor of the Rhodes Tower in downtown Columbus, Mary Mertz ’02 can see her resume on Capitol Square. She spent eight years in the Rife Building, working for former Lieutenant […]

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Alumna’s Today Show blog post goes viral

Jennifer Towell ’00 was eloquent, persuasive, and as no-nonsense as any mother can be in her blog post criticizing a segment that recently aired on The Today Show.

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Alumnus to be honored with Distinguished Service Award

The Ohio State University will present William P. Blair III ’70 with the University Distinguished Service Award at the August commencement ceremony. Blair is one of seven people to receive the prestigious award in 2013.

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Following her calling: Retired Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton ’79 prepares for next chapter in advocacy

As a trial judge in Franklin County, Ohio, Evelyn Lundberg Stratton ’79 often stared down from her bench at defendants buckling under the weight of more than just lengthy criminal records. They were dealing with mental health issues that contributed to the […]

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Alumna leads arts organization, finds ‘purpose work’

Demetries Jo Neely ’84 has been involved in the arts her entire life. Now, after spending 22 years at Nationwide Insurance, Neely is finding ways to use her business experience and law education to get creative.

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Judge handles difficult, sensitive cases

As a domestic relations and juvenile judge in Henry County, Ohio, Denise Herman McColley ’81 is more than just an observer in her courtroom. Often, she is put into the role of an advocate for children and advisor to couples in turmoil.

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Being open to risks, change leads to opportunity

Michael A. Womack ’93 has never been afraid of change. Change has created his opportunities.
“In order to take advantage of opportunities, you need to be willing to move,” said Womack, the senior vice president of human resources at AutoZone in Memphis, Tenn.

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Alumna adjusts to civilian practice

After serving 11 years as an active duty Marine Corps officer, Melissa Palmisciano ’05 is happy with her decision to transition to civilian life.

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