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June 20, 2018 5:29PM
18S RGLP Montreal

Each fall, winter, and spring, the Rockefeller Global Leadership Program (RGLP) brings together 25 student leaders to increase their understanding of global leadership and intercultural competency. Through weekly sessions with speakers and a culminating experience to either Boston, Montreal, or New York City, the students are able to learn about themselves and cross-cultural leadership. The...

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June 16, 2018 6:09PM
18X Student and Alumni Reception

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center hosted its annual Student and Alumni Reception in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, June 14, 2018.

Each year the occasion provides an opportunity for the First-Year Fellows to meet their alumni mentors and supervisors.

“The First-Year Fellows program is a great example of the partnership between the Rockefeller Center and Dartmouth alumni, who find many ways to contribute to the education of each successive cohort of Dartmouth students,” noted the...

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June 13, 2018 3:35PM
Class of 2021 First-Year Fellows

The Class of 2021 First-Year Fellows arrived in Washington, D.C. this week and are currently participating in the Civic Skills Training (CST) component of the program. The Fellows have already completed four on-campus training sessions during the spring term and will...

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June 12, 2018 12:00AM
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Jonas Stakeliunas '20 interned with the Republic of Lithuania permanent mission to the United Nations in New York City​ for the Winter 2018 term. The following is an excerpt from his internship report.

This winter, I completed my internship at the Republic of Lithuania permanent mission to the United Nations in New York City. The Lithuanian mission is relatively small (7 diplomats and 2 administrative workers), and I was the only intern for half of my time there. As part of a...

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June 11, 2018 12:00AM
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This article is part of a series honoring Dartmouth Alumni who have served in public office and demonstrated their commitment to the ideals of public service, leadership, and civic engagement.

For a contemporary of Lincoln, it was impressive to be known for one’s height. Towering at six feet and six inches, John “Long John” Wentworth, Class of 1836, cast a long shadow over...

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June 10, 2018 6:05PM
Estephanie Aquino

In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

When I was deciding between colleges during the spring of my senior year of high school I remember checking out Dartmouth’s website and instantly being drawn to the Rockefeller Center after reading about students only two years...

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June 09, 2018 6:57AM
Ray Lu and Jenny Chandler

In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

I made the long journey from Austin, Texas — where I was born and raised — to Dartmouth knowing I wanted a new, challenging environment. My interest in economics derived from my father’s background as an economist, and the time I spent...

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June 08, 2018 2:49PM
Abhi Gokulan

In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

Throughout my four years as a Dartmouth student, one (if not the only) constant of my time here is my participation and involvement at the Rockefeller Center. I still remember the first time I entered the Rockefeller Center during...

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June 06, 2018 12:00AM
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TEDxDartmouth organized its first annual independently organized TED event. Arvind Suresh ‘19​ shares his organizing the conference. 

Growing up, watching TED talks inspired me and gave me the courage and bravery to think big, break the rules, and broaden my knowledge. When I first learned about the TEDx university program, I therefore felt strongly about organizing a TEDx event at Dartmouth as a way of bringing the liberal arts curriculum to life. Planning this event allowed...

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June 05, 2018 3:05PM
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Yifan He '20 interned at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the Winter 2018 term. The following is an excerpt from her internship report.

During the winter of 2018, I interned at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) through the Student Honors Program in Washington, DC. I was part of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, which aims to incorporate economics and data to both inform policy-making and facilitate investigations that lead to...

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