The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

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September 25, 2010 1:00PM

With the addition of two new courses, the Health Policy track within the Public Policy Minor at the Rockefeller Center is a great opportunity for Dartmouth students.  We now have multi-year commitments from two Dartmouth faculty members to teach health policy classes annually.  Professor H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine and community and family medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, is also affiliated with The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.  A trained...

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September 25, 2010 5:32AM

Jeffrey SachsDirector, Columbia University Earth InstituteEnding Poverty in Our Generation: Still Time if We TryWednesday, October 13, 20104:30 PM • Room 28, Silsby Hall  Class of 1930 Fellow Jeffrey D. Sachs, the director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, Quetelet Professor of...

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September 23, 2010 2:46PM

The Rockefeller Center's First-Year Fellows Program is a unique opportunity for you to combine the academic study of public policy with real-world experience. Here's how you participate:

  • Take "Public Policy 5: Introduction to Public Policy" during the Winter Term.
  • Take a statistical methods course (e.g. ECON 10, SOCY 10, MSS 15, GOVT 10) during the Fall, Winter or Spring terms of your first year.
  • Apply to be a First-Year Fellow during the Spring term of...
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September 23, 2010 5:52AM

Dartmouth opened its 241st year with a convocation that featured an address by Leah Daughtry '84, a former member of the Rockefeller Center's Board of Visitors.  Shown here with Center Director Andrew Samwick and Center Associate Director and Senior Fellow Ron Shaiko, Daughtry encouraged the Class of 2014 to...

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September 23, 2010 3:42AM

The Rockefeller Center Open House drew over 100 First-Year students to the Hinman Forum on Monday, September 20.  Members of the Class of 2014 came to check out both curricular and co-curricular program offerings - reviewing informational displays, picking up information sheets, and talking with Rockefeller Center staff and upper-class students who have been affiliated with the Center.  New students spoke with...

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September 21, 2010 3:42AM

Did you know that The Rockefeller Center has a Google Calendar that lists all events that are open to the Dartmouth and Upper Valley Community?  This calendar can easily be added to your personal electronic calendar so that you never have to worry about missing another application deadline, public lecture or special event.  See the notes in...

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September 17, 2010 3:50AM

Move-in Day and Matriculation for Dartmouth's Class of 2014
Originally uploaded by Dartmouth FlickrIt was great to meet some of the newest Dartmouth students at the Class of 2014 Expo yesterday. According to the recent Dartmouth Now post, one of the...

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September 15, 2010 3:32AM

On September 9, 2010, Travis Blalock '12 of the Policy Research Shop (PRS) gave testimony before the Vermont Child Poverty Council at the State House in Montpelier, VT. The Council, chaired by Rep. Ann Pugh and Sen. Douglas Racine, is a working group composed of legislators, non profit leaders, and representatives from executive agencies who deal with child poverty issues in Vermont. The presentation was mentioned in a...

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September 15, 2010 2:52AM
“The Rockefeller Center seeks to educate, train, and inspire the next
generation of public policy leaders” - Andrew Samwick, Director

Welcome to our newest tool to share updates about the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College.

We look forward to sharing more stories about the work we do at the Center; profiles of our students, faculty, alums and staff; opportunities - on campus and off - including events and internship...

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September 09, 2010 12:00AM

Poverty in Vermont: Reduction and Profiles

On September 9, 2010, Travis Blalock ’12 of the Policy Research Shop (PRS) gave testimony before the Vermont Child Poverty Council at the State House in Montpelier, VT. The Council, chaired by Rep. Ann Pugh and Sen. Douglas Racine, is a working group composed of legislators, non profit leaders, and representatives from executive agencies who deal with child poverty issues in Vermont. Travis’s presentation was part of the report by the...

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