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October 13, 2011 9:07PM

The #EconDebate has come and gone, but the importance of election and the impressions that we share with others via social media continues.  In this post, we'd like to highlight the work of Dartmouth alum Rob Leathern (classmate of Rockefeller Center Assistant Director Danielle Thompson '97) and his company, XA.net.  Their blog included a recent post that has been summarized below, with a note from XA.net founder and CEO Rob Leathern '97.

If you are a Dartmouth alum and...

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October 13, 2011 4:00PM

Read a student's account of our most recent session in our Management Leadership and Development program below. For more information about MLDP, click here.

MLDP Session Three, “Writing in the Workplace” was directed by Julie Kalish '91 on Wednesday, October 13, 2011. Kalish is a Vermont attorney and lecturer in both Dartmouth's Institute for Writing and Rhetoric and Vermont Law School...

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October 13, 2011 5:12AM

Plan to write a senior honors thesis in the social sciences?

The Rockefeller Center funds this research by providing grants of up to $1,000 for Dartmouth undergraduate students writing a senior honors thesis in the social sciences.

Examples of grants awarded to members of the Class of 2011 include:

  • Stefan Uddenberg - " The Influence of Emotion on Perceptual Direction Tuning Curves"
  • Lauren Bowman - "Democratizing the Boston...
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October 11, 2011 9:50PM

Let your voice be heard.

Two different questions out there for you to respond to related to the Republican Presidential Debate tonight.  Both polls are hosted by Bloomberg and are open to everyone - not just Dartmouth students and Upper Valley community.

  • Text "Poll" to 36500 to participate in the first poll.  [We suggest that you submit your response to this...
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October 10, 2011 5:49PM

Join Professor Ron Shaiko on the Dartmouth Facebook page TODAY (October 10, 2011) from 2 - 4 PM as he answers YOUR questions live. 

Watch the video, and "Ask Dartmouth" your thoughts related to the upcoming #econdebate and presidential election cycle.

October 03, 2011 4:00PM

Read a student's account of our most recent session in our Management Leadership and Development program below. For more information about MLDP, click here.

This week, the MLDP program welcomed Marty Jacobs. Ms. Jacobs is the President of Systems In Sync, a firm that specializes in strategic planning for corporations and other organized groups. Ms. Jacobs introduced the group to a...

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September 28, 2011 3:59AM

Betsy Winslow '83 of the Tuck School of Business kicked off the first Rockefeller Leadership Fellows (RLF) session of 2011-2012 with  an interactive lecture on Leadership, Personal Development, and the Feedback Cycle.  The session began with the Fellows sharing a time when they exercised leadership: paying mind to who their followers were, what type of leadership they were using, how well it went, and what they would have done differently. This was followed  by a review of leadership theory...

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September 25, 2011 10:52PM

We've got some exciting workshops coming up this Fall term, including the following which is a great option for anyone who works with student organizations!

Tools & Techniques for Facilitating Group Leadership Discussion and Activities
Monday, September 26th
5:30 - 7:45 pm
The Class of 1930 Room at the Rockefeller Center

This workshop is designed to showcase and practice tools for effectively facilitating group process....

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September 22, 2011 11:00PM

Vol. 17, No. 1 -- Fall 2011

 

 

The Rockefeller Center electronic newsletter is published at the beginning of each term, and is a summary of news and notes.

 

 

Gregg Fairbrothers with RLF Alumni

 " Building good leaders is a goal that Dartmouth can achieve through more experiential learning." -- comment...

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September 22, 2011 10:04PM

This Fall's Direct Line comes from the Opening Remarks for the Rockefeller Leadership Fellows Alumni Conference: Learn. Reconnect. Reflect. that were given on August 19, 2011 by Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick.

Good evening and welcome back. My name is Andrew Samwick, and I have been the director of the Rockefeller Center for the past 7 years. It won’t surprise you to learn that I think that the Rockefeller Leadership Fellows program is one of the best...

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