The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

News & Events

October 03, 2010 1:30AM

The Rockefeller Center, in addition to offering curricular and co-curricular opportunities for students, also supports faculty in the social sciences and public policy with an array of programs.  You can read more about these faculty opportunities at the Center's web site.    On...

October 03, 2010 1:05AM

Fall 2010 MLDP Participants before their first session: 
“What Makes A Good Leader? Vision, Confidence, Training and Commitment”

The Rockefeller Center's...

October 02, 2010 1:14AM

Please join The Rockefeller Center and the Granite State Fair Tax Coalition at the upcoming New Hampshire Budget Panel.  The Panel, “Putting Our Money Where Our Mouth Is: New Hampshire's Priorities and Budget”, will take place on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 4:30 PM in 3 Rockefeller Center, on the...

September 29, 2010 3:59AM

 Barbara Kellerman, the James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, discussed concepts from her most recent publications in the inaugural session of the 2010-2011 Rockefeller Leadership Fellows (RLF) program.  


September 29, 2010 3:50AM

Over the past five years, the Rockefeller Center has cultivated student leadership and professional skills in the Civic Skills Training Program in Washington, D.C.  We are now offering an on-campus option as part of the Management and Leadership Development Program (MLDP) that will allow more students to participate over the course of the academic...

September 28, 2010 3:32PM

Vol. 16, No. 2 -- Fall 2010



The Rockefeller Center electronic newsletter is published at the beginning of each term, and is a summary of news and notes.



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September 26, 2010 7:00PM

When he campaigned for President, Barack Obama used a slogan, “Change We Can Believe In,” which also served as the title of the book he published before the election outlining his plan for America.  Change in our public policies is very gradual, sometimes frustratingly so, but the promise of change by candidates and demands for change by voters figure prominently in most of our elections.  This year’s midterm...

September 25, 2010 6:00PM

Currently, Dartmouth’s sole representative in the United States Senate is Senator Kirsten Gillibrand ’88 (D-NY).  Senator Gillibrand is poised to win her special election to the Senate in November, following her appointment to the Senate to fill the seat vacated by Hillary Clinton, now Secretary of State.  It is likely that...

September 25, 2010 1:00PM

With the addition of two new courses, the Health Policy track within the Public Policy Minor at the Rockefeller Center is a great opportunity for Dartmouth students.  We now have multi-year commitments from two Dartmouth faculty members to teach health policy classes annually.  Professor H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine and community and family medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, is also affiliated with The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.  A trained...

September 25, 2010 5:32AM

Jeffrey SachsDirector, Columbia University Earth InstituteEnding Poverty in Our Generation: Still Time if We TryWednesday, October 13, 20104:30 PM • Room 28, Silsby Hall  Class of 1930 Fellow ...



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