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June 03, 2018 6:56PM
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In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

I grew up visiting Dartmouth every summer because my grandparents retired to Hanover 25 years ago. Dartmouth became my first choice by the beginning of high school, and I was surprised by how receptive professors were to my requests to...

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May 31, 2018 2:52PM
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Kelly Caputo ’19, a Sociology major, has made an impact at the Rockefeller Center through her work as a Student Program Assistant for the Management and Leadership Development Program (MLDP). Kelly began her involvement with MLDP when she participated in the program her sophomore winter. She then joined the student leadership team as a Program Assistant her sophomore spring and has continued...

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May 29, 2018 2:26PM
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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.

Erastus Root graduated from Dartmouth in 1793, when the College was in its infancy. In fact, the first ever visual depiction of the college was produced in this year, which portrays students playing an early precursor to baseball on the Green. Root’s contemporary, Daniel Webster, wrote...

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May 27, 2018 12:00AM
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In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

When I walked into Rocky for the first time during one of the many orientation week open houses I attended, I did not imagine at the time the impact the physical building, and the people in it, would ultimately...

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May 25, 2018 9:49PM
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Arthur Benjamin Adapon​ '19 shares his experience attending the American Association of Geographers Conference. 

This was my first time attending a conference in the discipline that I eventually I want to study through graduate school. The American Association of Geographers is the largest conference for geography in the world - so it was overwhelming at first for me to see and listen to so many people that spoke the lexicon that I learned in the Geography Department here at...

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May 23, 2018 1:27PM
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Peter Charalambous '20 interned for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (USAO SDNY) for the Winter 2018 term. The following is an excerpt from his internship report. 

This winter I had the privilege of interning for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (USAO SDNY), one of the most consequential and respected offices of federal prosecutors in the country. With cases ranging from organized crime...

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May 22, 2018 12:48AM
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The Ledyard Canoe Club organized the second-ever Dartmouth Explorers Symposium which explored themes of adventure and leadership though tales of expeditions and races across decades. Hannah Rubin '20 shares her experience at the symposium. 

The weekend started with a tour of a display of historical artifacts and documents in the Rauner Archives followed by talk by James Zug ’91, author of American Traveler: The Life and Adventures of John Ledyard, the Man Who Dreamed of...

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May 19, 2018 2:45PM
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In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

As an international student, I found myself on campus that first year during the six-week winter interim break and decided to look for a job. That’s how I discovered Rocky and met Elizabeth Celtrick, the Senior Assistant Director, who hired me as...

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May 16, 2018 3:05PM
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Rachel Favors '18 interned with the U.S. Department of State Office of West African Affairs for the Summer 2017 term. The following is an excerpt from her internship report.

This summer, I interned at the U.S. Department of State Office of West African Affairs. The U.S. Department of State advances U.S. foreign policy priorities and represents the interests of the American people by working to shape a more peaceful, stable, and democratic world. As an intern on the Nigeria...

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May 14, 2018 7:32PM
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The Rockefeller Center Board of Visitors (BoV) convened in May for their two-day biannual meeting. The BoV is comprised of Dartmouth College alumni who serve as advisors to the Director of the Center. Drawing from a wide range of backgrounds, the members represent academia, business, non-profit organizations, and the law. The newest member to the Board is Monica Higgins ’86 Tu’90.  

One highlight of the meeting was a...

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