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April 21, 2019 12:00AM
Linford Zirangwa Pratham Foundation

Linford Zirangwa '19 interned at the Pratham Education Foundation during the 2019 winter term. The following is an excerpt from his internship report.

This winter, I interned at the Pratham Education Foundation. Founded in 1995 to provide education to children in the slums of Mumbai, India, Pratham Education Foundation has grown to become the largest education NGO in the world. Pratham works independently, with other NGOs and with governments to run many programs in and out...

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April 21, 2019 12:00AM
Jesus Franco '20 CBE

Jesus Franco '20 interned at Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) during the 2019 winter term. The following is an excerpt from his internship report.

During my winter term I had the great opportunity to intern at Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) as an Adult Community Organizing Intern. CBE follows a triad model of connecting, organizing, research, and legal strategies in order to achieve environmental justice in underserved communities that have historically...

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April 21, 2019 12:00AM
Gabrielle Hunter '20 CDC Center for Global Health

Gabrielle Hunter '20 interned at the CDC Center for Global Health during the 2019 winter term. The following is an excerpt from her internship report.

As a Global Health Policy Intern for CDC Center for Global Health this winter, I worked with the Strategy and Planning Team on projects aiming to strengthen policy capacity for CDC’s global staff in over 60 countries across the world and develop partnership opportunities to advance strategic priorities for the Center for Global...

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April 20, 2019 3:08PM
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In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

After my first year at Dartmouth, I knew I wanted to pursue a Public Policy Minor. From the outset, I was drawn to the Rockefeller Center’s emphasis on experiential learning and quickly jumped at the chance to take my education beyond the confines of a traditional classroom....

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April 20, 2019 12:00AM
Colton French '20 Office of Congresswoman Ann Kuster

Colton French '20 interned at the Office of Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster '87 during the 2019 winter term. The following is an excerpt from his internship report.

This past Winter term I had the opportunity to intern in Washington, DC at the Office of Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster ’87. Each morning I was responsible for searching online news outlets for clips mentioning Rep. Annie Kuster, Rep. Chris Pappas, and New Hampshire’s senators. I then summarized each news article...

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April 19, 2019 3:08PM
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Mini-Grant recipient, Tuong Vi Nguyen '21, shares her experience traveling to Myitkyina, Myanmar to collect stories from Kachin people.

Humans of Kachin serves as a platform for the stories of the Kachin community in order to raise awareness about this neglected part of the world. The Kachin people are an ethnic minority in Myanmar who are discriminated against and facing many challenges under the Myanmar military regime. 

This past spring, I traveled to Myitkyina...

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April 18, 2019 6:42AM
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Click here to explore the lives of Dartmouth Graduates in Public Office.

For its size, Dartmouth College boasts an impressive number of alumni who have served in national elective office or as state governors, and sometimes both. The Class of 1930 Seminar Room, located in the Rockefeller Center, features a wall bearing the names of these 189 alumni and alumnae under the inscription “…to honor our classmates and those who have preceded,...

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April 17, 2019 11:23AM
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In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

Just before the college application process began, I was accepted into the Dartmouth Bound summer program for underrepresented/low-income/first-generation high school students. I was able to visit Dartmouth for a few days and fell in love with the atmosphere on campus, the...

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April 16, 2019 9:56PM
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The Rockefeller Center is honored to announce that its very own Program Officer for Public Programs and Special Events, Joanne Needham, has received the prestigious Dartmouth College Lone Pine Award for Excellence in Passion and Commitment. This inaugural awards program intends to recognize Dartmouth College employees who have gone above and beyond in showing Dartmouth’s commitment to excellence in different areas of service. The Rockefeller Center staff was pleased to celebrate Joanne’s...

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April 15, 2019 1:28PM
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The Xi Lambda chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. partnered with No More Names, an inter-Ivy League police reform advocacy and awareness group, to organize a benefit concert for Campaign Zero, a campaign that finds direct policy solutions for police reform in the United States. OVO's artist Roy Wood$ performed on February 15th and helped fundraise over $3,000 for the cause. Demi Stratmon '20, Mini-Grant recipient, shares her experience organizing the benefit concert. ...

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