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April 09, 2010 5:32PM

This ongoing series explores sessions of the Management and Leadership Development Program (MLDP) through participant narratives. MLDP is a one-term program designed to develop citizen leaders among sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Dartmouth College. Led by expert guest speakers each week, sessions employ experiential teaching techniques to engage students through hands-on learning of core management and leadership...

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April 06, 2010 5:29PM

This ongoing series explores sessions of the Management and Leadership Development Program (MLDP) through participant narratives. MLDP is a one-term program designed to develop citizen leaders among sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Dartmouth College. Led by expert guest speakers each week, sessions employ experiential teaching techniques to engage students through hands-on learning of core management and leadership...

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March 30, 2010 5:24PM

This ongoing series explores sessions of the Management and Leadership Development Program (MLDP) through participant narratives. MLDP is a one-term program designed to develop citizen leaders among sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Dartmouth College. Led by expert guest speakers each week, sessions employ experiential teaching techniques to engage students through hands-on learning of core management and leadership...

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March 29, 2010 5:11PM

This ongoing series explores sessions of the Management and Leadership Development Program (MLDP) through participant narratives. MLDP is a one-term program designed to develop citizen leaders among sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Dartmouth College. Led by expert guest speakers each week, sessions employ experiential teaching techniques to engage students through hands-on learning of core management and leadership...

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March 16, 2010 12:00AM
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Gambling Testimony

On March 16, 2010, three Dartmouth student researchers in the Rockefeller Center’s Policy Research Shop—Anya Perret ’11, David Lumbert ’12, and Boyd Lever ’10—presented their findings on the social costs of gambling in formal testimony before the New Hampshire Gaming Study Commission in Concord. The 15-member Commission was created by Governor John Lynch to investigate the costs and benefits of expanding...

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March 04, 2010 12:00AM
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State Park Funding Testimony

On March 4, 2010, Christopher Whitehead ’12, Daniel Van Deusen ’11, and Travis Blalock ’12 of the Rockefeller Center’s Policy Research Shop made a presentation in Concord to legislators from three committees of the NH House of Representatives as well as to officials from the Department of Resources and Economic Development. The students presented their findings to more than 30 members of the Executive...

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February 02, 2010 12:00AM
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Biomass Boiler Testimony

On February 2, 2010, three Rockefeller Center Policy Research Shop students, Brendan McVeigh ’10, Elizabeth Mitchell ’10, and Ian Rorick ’10 testified in Concord before the New Hampshire House Executive Departments and Administration Committee, chaired by Rep. Anne-Marie Irwin and the Science, Technology and Energy Committee, chaired by Rep. Naida Kaen. The joint session served as a review of...

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January 27, 2010 7:50PM

On January 15 and 16, the Rockefeller Center was the site of a parliamentary debate tournament hosted by the Dartmouth Parliamentary Debate student group, with support funding provided by the Rockefeller Center. In all, over forty schools were represented in the tournament. The tournament was organized into preliminary rounds. These preliminary rounds determined which schools advanced to the quarterfinal, semifinal and final rounds. The Johns Hopkins University pair earned top team at the...

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January 12, 2010 12:00AM
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Third Party Ballot Access Testimony

On January 12, 2010, two Rockefeller Center Policy Research Shop students, Jeremy Kaufmann ’12 and William Hix ’12, testified in Concord before the New Hampshire House Committee on Election Law, chaired by Rep. Jane Clemons, on a proposed third party ballot access bill. Jeremy and Will provided written testimony in the form of a policy brief, made a ten-minute Powerpoint presentation to the members of the...

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December 30, 2009 7:59PM

In December 2009 Carsten Hansen '12, a former Rockefeller Center intern and participant in the Center's Civic Skills Training program, attended the Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hansen filed the following report.

Attending the Conference of Parties (COP 15) Copenhagen Climate Change Summit was an awesome and overwhelming experience. I attended the conference as part of the Climate Institute’s Washington, DC delegation. Our plan was to present on the perils of...

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