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September 23, 2008 12:00AM

On September 23, 2008, the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College celebrated 25 years of educating, training, and inspiring the next generation of public policy leaders. Starting in early 2008 the Center mounted a series of events to highlight the work of the Center and its role on the Dartmouth campus. The year also marked the 100th birthday of Nelson A. Rockefeller, for whom the Center is named.

The Centennial Lecture Series focused on areas that embodied the legacy of Nelson...

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September 15, 2008 5:40PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term. 
It is fashionable these days to highlight the weaknesses of our method of selecting the next president. There certainly are plenty of gripes we could make, and I have made some before in this space. The campaign is too long. The primary schedule favors...

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June 15, 2008 12:00AM
RLF participants

Front row (left to right): Yasmin Mandviwala, Tyler Frisbee, Jared Westheim, Ankit Rastogi, Janet Smith, Jenny Ratner, Nova Robinson, Anne Greengard, Jennifer Auerbach-Rodriguez

Second row (left to right): Michael Heslin, Latif Nasser, Brian McMillan, Benjamin Robbins, Essien Ukanna, Hayley Steplyk, Nicole Newman, Jean Ellen Cowgill, Michael Belinsky

Back row (left to right): Ian Tapu, Anne Kasitaza, Christopher Knape

March 31, 2008 5:44PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.

This edition of the Rockefeller Center newsletter celebrates the past and looks to the future. This year marks the 100th anniversary of Nelson Rockefeller's birth and the 25th anniversary of the Center's founding. The...

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January 07, 2008 6:53PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.

Consistent with the mission of the College, the Rockefeller Center seeks to develop students' potential for leadership. With a broad range of programs, we are focused on leadership skills and experiences both in and out of the...

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September 17, 2007 5:56PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.

In my spring 2007 “Direct Line,” I noted that the 2008 Presidential primary season was off to an unusually early start, with many of the candidates in a crowded field visiting campus. I particularly enjoyed visits by Senator Barack...

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June 15, 2007 12:00AM
RLF participants

Front Row (left to right): Maryanna Quigless, Natalya Shulga, Whitney MacFadyen, Kirsten Murray

Back Row (left to right): Karan Danthi, DJ Wolff, Shala Byers, Nik Nartowicz, Alex Kehl, LaVon Morgan, Adam Shpeen, Sofia Faruqi, Jessica Chen, Amanda Brown, Rosie Hughes, Jack Groetzinger

March 26, 2007 6:00PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.

New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation Presidential primary generates both excitement and learning opportunities for Dartmouth students every four years. As Presidential candidates started arriving in the state this...

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January 08, 2007 7:04PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.

Two hundred members of the Class of 2010 flocked to the Center's fall Open House. Greeted by Rockefeller student leaders and staff, they were introduced to the many curricular and co-curricular offerings at the Center. It was a festive...

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September 18, 2006 6:07PM

Rockefeller Center Director Andrew Samwick provides commentary on a variety of issues in the Direct Line, which is published at the start of each term.

For many years, the Rockefeller Center has offered opportunities to Dartmouth students to pursue their interests in public policy on- and off-campus, inside and outside of the classroom. Beginning with the Class of 2010, we seek to...

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