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leadership

united states capitol feature

New Congressional Conversations initiative kicks off with Portman, Pelosi

The Ohio State University continues its proud heritage of developing future policymakers and legislative leaders with Congressional Conversations, an initiative that brings prominent federal legislators to the university on a regular basis. The inaugural speakers will be U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) April 8, and U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) April 22.

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Mentoring & More celebrates 10th anniversary: Professional mentors are an invaluable resource to students

Faculty and alumni discuss the importance and success of the Mentoring and More @ Moritz program on its 10th anniversary.

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Women in Business Leadership Roles

Discussing the ever-expanding role of women in business leadership positions will be Christie A. Hill ’86, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Dun & Bradstreet Corp., Lynn Ready, Associate Vice President, Facilities Operations & Development for The Ohio State […]

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Modern Family: Alumna finds her passion in helping Ohio’s LGBTQ youth

All Rise profiled alumna Siobhan Boyd-Nelson ’05, who works as Kaleidoscope Youth Center’s development and marketing associate, in its Spring 2015 edition.

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Beyond the glass ceiling

For All Rise, we talked to seven female graduates, who practice various types of law, about the obstacles they have overcome to make it to the top of their chosen fields.

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Alumnus Named Next OSBA President

Ronald S. Kopp ’79 was named the Ohio State Bar Association’s president-elect at the organization’s annual convention in Sandusky earlier this month.

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Alumnus Named 2015 OSBA Eugene R. Weir Award Recipient

The Ohio State Bar Association has named Geoffrey Stern ’68 the winner of the 2015 Eugene R. Weir Award for Ethics and Professionalism.

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Alumna Wins Prestigious ABI Annual Service Award

Michelle M. Harner ’95 was recently presented with the American Bankruptcy Institute’s most prestigious award: The ABI Annual Service Award.

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john glenn poltics feature

Senator John Glenn to 1L students: “There’s hope for this country yet as long as there are people like you.”

On March 25, Senator John Glenn surprised an informal group of 13 1Ls who have expressed interest in one day possibly working in politics and government, regaling them with a condensed version of his life story, interspersed with nuggets of hard-won wisdom and advice.

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Garry W. Jenkins Invested as John C. Elam/Vorys Sater Professor of Law

On February 12, 2015, Professor Garry W. Jenkins, associate dean for academic affairs, was awarded the John C. Elam/Vorys Sater Professor of Law in a ceremony at the Barrister Club.

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Former Columbus mayor and alumnus dies

Former Columbus Mayor Dana G. “Buck” Rinehart ’73 passed away on Feb. 18 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 68. Rinehart held office from 1984 to 1991, a time of dramatic growth for the city of Columbus.

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VotingRightsFeature

Voting Rights Act at 50

Fifty years have passed since the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed into law. To celebrate, Pam Karlan, deputy assistant attorney general in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, will address its history, legacy, and future.

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