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

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May 19, 2011 12:00AM

PRS Student Presents Research on Renewable Energy Incentives to the Lebanon, NH Energy Advisory Committee

On May 19, 2011, Brian Freeman ’11, a student researcher at the Policy Research Shop at the Rockefeller Center, presented an analysis of renewable energy incentive programs to the Lebanon Energy Advisory Committee. The report assesses the suitability of two renewable energy incentive programs, property tax exemptions and Property...

May 18, 2011 4:32AM

On May 13, 2011, the Health Policy Faculty Workshop hosted Dr. Kimberlyn McGrail, Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Associate Director of the UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Senior Researcher with Statistics Canada and Associate with the Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation. Her talk was...

May 17, 2011 1:42AM
2011-2012 Keble Attendees (from left to right): Yu'ao Wu, Sean Zhang, Elizabeth King, Jae Koo, Joshua Kornberg, Lindsay Brewer. Not pictured: Amy Zhang, Anuj Gupta, Kali Montecalvo, Sam Marullo, Austin Pogue, Larissa Russell

On Monday, May 16, students selected to attend Keble College Oxford in the 2011-2012 academic year talked with a past exchange participant over pizza....

May 13, 2011 8:30PM

The Management Leadership Development Program (MLDP) focuses on management and leadership principals common to corporate, public, and not-for-profit sectors, enhancing participants' knowledge, experience and competency through weekly evening sessions.

These weekly sessions, led by guest speakers, cover targeted capacities related to: leadership theory; differences between management and leadership; public speaking and communication; persuasive writing; problem solving...

May 12, 2011 1:31AM

The Rockefeller Center is excited to announce the list of students participating in the 2011-2012 Dartmouth-Oxford Exchange. Every term, the Rockefeller Center sends four students to study at Oxford University’s Keble College ( Students on the program take two courses in Government or Economics under Oxford’s legendary tutorial system.

May 10, 2011 12:00AM

PRS Students Testify Before the Bi-State Upper Valley Sierra Club

On May 11, 2011, four students from the Policy Research Shop at the Rockefeller Center were the invited guests for the bi-monthly meeting of the Bi-State Upper Valley Sierra Club comprised of citizens from both Vermont and New Hampshire interested in environmental justice issues. The students, Alexi Pappas ’12, Lindsay Brewer ’13, Marissa Greco ’12, and Zachary Schwartz ’11 presented the results of an...

May 09, 2011 3:56AM

Monday, May 9, 2011
5:00 PM • Top of the Hop
"Leadership, Activism, and Economic Human Rights"

Cheri Honkala
Founder of the Kensington Welfare Rights Union (KWRU)

Cheri Honkala was a single mother collecting public assistance in Philadelphia when she founded the Kensington Welfare Rights Union (KWRU). After speaking with other mothers in her situation around North Philadelphia, she...

May 03, 2011 1:42PM

UPDATED 5/5/11 to include some of the guest speakers for PBPL 20, one of the summer 2011 courses mentioned below:


  • Judd Gregg - Former US Senator (R-NH)
  • Henry Paulson - Former Secretary of the Treasury
  • Robert Reich - Former Secretary of Labor

Every summer, bestselling author of Naked Economics and one-time Congressional candidate...

April 22, 2011 3:38AM
Rockefeller Center Completes 4th Annual New Hampshire State of the State Poll on Politics, Economic Issues, and Social Policies.

During the week of April 11-14, 2011, more than three dozen students from The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College conducted the 4th Annual Rockefeller Center State of the State Poll, a telephone survey of registered...

April 19, 2011 7:47PM

We hope to see you in June!
Email us with any questions, and look for the official invitation to come via email later by early May.


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