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October 15, 2010 4:47AM

The Rockefeller Center was pleased to present the talk "“Ending Poverty in Our Generation: Still Time if We Try” with Jeffrey Sachs on Wednesday, October 13, 2010.  More than 450...

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October 11, 2010 10:08PM

Last week, the Management and Leadership Development Program (MLDP) welcomed Professor Julie Kalish ’91, Vermont attorney and lecturer in both Dartmouth's Institute for Writing and Rhetoric and Vermont Law School's Legal Writing Department. Professor Kalish began the session with surveys of employers and recent graduates that all stressed the importance of strong communication and writing skills in the workplace. Throughout...

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October 11, 2010 9:56PM

The Rockefeller Leadership Fellows retreat was held at Lake Morey Resort on October 1 - 3, 2010.  The weekend kicked off on Friday night with a session led by renowned vocal trainer, Dr. Susan Miller.  An integral part of Dr. Miller's workshop was the self-assessment that Fellows completed prior to the retreat.  Already thinking about their strengths and weaknesses as public speakers, the Fellows had five minutes to each...

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October 09, 2010 12:43PM

On Monday, October 4, Sadhana Hall, the Center's Deputy Director, and I attended a fascinating conference sponsored by the New England Board of Higher Education and hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. The subject of the conference was "Reinventing the University: New Models & Innovations for 21st Century Realities." You can find the program and some of the slides from the presentations here.

The common theme of...

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October 08, 2010 6:14PM

Sandra and Arthur Irving A’72, P’10 Professorship of Economics
Professor of Economics Andrew A. Samwick is currently in his seventh year as director of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth. He studies financial markets, managerial behavior, pensions and social security, saving, and taxation. Samwick’s current research focuses on household saving behavior in the presence of the multiple motives for saving that take place...

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October 07, 2010 3:57AM

PoliTALK is one of four student-led discussion groups that the Rockefeller Center supports.  For the first PoliTALK meeting of the fall term on September 30th, the PoliTALK team tried something completely new. Paying homage to basketball's March Madness and many political pundits favorite pastime -  prognosticating - PoliTALK established the Midterm Madness 2010 Election Bracket. Students picked winners...

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October 03, 2010 9:07PM

Just in case you missed them, here's a compiled list of media mentions related to The Rockefeller Center from the preceding week.  We've listed mentions of the Center itself, our programs & events, staff, students, alums, and faculty affiliated with the Center.

If you know of an article or link that we've missed, please leave a comment and we will update.

Week of September 26, 2010:

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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 Thursday, September 23, 2010, Dr. Astri Syse, Norwegian Fulbright Scholar in Residence at Dartmouth this year in Sociology and at the Norris Cotton Cancer...

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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 Management & Leadership Development Program (MLDP) welcomed Dr. Betsy Winslow, Associate Director of the MBA Program at the Tuck School of...

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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 Dartmouth campus in Hanover, NH.
The panel moderator, Richard Winters, is the Remsen Professor of Government at Dartmouth College.  Panelists will include:...

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