News & Events

November 02, 2010 8:50PM

The first Social Psychology Research Interest Group (SPRIG) Faculty Workshop of the academic year was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010.  Professor Jay Kralik, from the Dartmouth Psychological and Brain Sciences Department, presented the results of his ongoing research project, "The Evolution of Self-Regulation," to an audience that included scholars from psychological and brain...

October 28, 2010 4:16AM

Nate Fick '99, the Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), spoke with Rockefeller Leadership Fellows (RLF) on October 14th about decision making and leadership both as it relates to his experience in the military and as it applied to their lives as students. 

He began by explaining the difference between formal and informal authority, and why that difference is so critical for leaders to understand.  After tracing for fellows his path from the...

October 28, 2010 3:54AM

One of the skills that young alums and students returning from internships always mention as being beneficial is networking.  Career Services is hosting a workshop that we wanted to share.  See below for the information.


Be confident and ready to network with alumni (even during Homecoming) and others.......


October 26, 2010 5:51AM

As a reporter for ABC News, Matthew Mosk '92 knows a thing or two about asking important leaders tough questions.  At the October 7th Rockefeller Leadership Fellows (RLF) session,  Mosk discussed the role of the media in holding leaders accountable for their actions (or inaction in certain cases).  He began by airing a clip of an investigative report from Dateline to show the difficult situation that arises when a leader is put on the spot to explain their behavior.  Fellows discussed what...

October 26, 2010 3:58AM

The topic for the October 12th Management and Leadership Development Program (MLDP) session was finding and using your personal narrative. Kate Hilton, a lawyer and consultant at Harvard University, and a Dartmouth ’99 introduced the topic to the group by sharing her own personal narrative and asking the students to be open to developing their own. Each student in the room had the opportunity to think of their own personal narrative and to dictate this narrative to three other students...

October 19, 2010 12:20PM

Last evening, Professor Jay Davis and I spoke with a group of about 50 students at the Rockefeller Center in a forum on education sponsored by the NAACP chapter at Dartmouth. Professor Davis is both an instructor in the Education Department and the Executive Director for the Summer Enrichment at Dartmouth (SEAD) program through the Tucker Foundation.


October 18, 2010 3:54PM

Rocky's Policy Research Shop (PRS) has made headlines lately with the announcement of a new $750,000 federal grant.  Here's how you can get started:

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October 18, 2010 3:59AM

Just in case you missed them, here's a compiled list of media mentions related to The Rockefeller Center from the preceding two weeks.  We've listed mentions of the Center itself, our programs & events, staff, students, alums, and faculty affiliated with the Center that we are aware of.
If you know of an article or link that we've missed, please leave a comment and we will gladly update.
Week of October 3, 2010:

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October 15, 2010 4:15PM

We are excited to share that the Policy Research Shop (PRS) has been awarded a three-year, $750,000 grant by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) to continue doing what it does best: helping undergraduates apply what they learn in the classroom to the real world of public policymaking.

You can read more of the announcement at...

October 15, 2010 3:52PM
State Senator Matthew Houde ‘91 and State Representative Laurie Harding discuss the New Hampshire House of Representatives and Senate with students in PBPL 45 on October 14, 2010. 

On October 14, 2010 State Senator Matthew Houde and State Representative Laurie Harding met with students in Professor Ron Shaiko’s PBPL 45: Introduction to Public Policy Research class.  Senator...



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