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July 22, 2020 4:25PM

With President Hanlon’s statement and renewed focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity (DEI) initiatives (https://news.dartmouth.edu/news/2020/07/dartmouth-black-lives-matter-and-racial-injustice-must-end), we, at the Rockefeller Center, are reflecting on how DEI has played a role in our community, programs, and ourselves. Through the various Rockefeller Center programs, we...

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July 20, 2020 4:19PM
Rocky R logo - The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center Board of Visitors Updated

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy welcomed four new members to the Board of Visitors on July 1st, 2020 for a three year term.

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July 17, 2020 5:21PM

Each term the Management Leadership Development Program provides students with the opportunity to reflect on their leadership experience and build the skills to be more effective leaders. At each session, participants are asked to nominate their peers for excellence. When nominating, students are asked to explain why their nominees made their experience in MLDP more beneficial and how their nominees provided an excellent example of leadership during the program. At the end of the term,...

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July 16, 2020 3:16PM
Photos of Angela Winfield and Tiffany Harper, speakers for the event

The 20X Challenge is a student-run initiative started by a group of sophomores this summer to address racial injustice within the Dartmouth Greek community. You can learn more about the challenge ...

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July 15, 2020 3:07PM

Each term the Management Leadership Development Program provides students with the opportunity to reflect on their leadership experience and build the skills to be more effective leaders. At each session, participants are asked to nominate their peers for excellence. When nominating, students are asked to explain why their nominees made their experience in MLDP more beneficial and how their nominees provided an excellent example of leadership during the program. At the end of the...

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July 07, 2020 2:15PM
Charles Wheelan Lecturing

Professor Charles Wheelan, Senior Lecturer and Policy Fellow at the Rockefeller Center was recently awarded The Dean of Faculty Teaching Award.

This award is given to a non-tenure track faculty member in recognition of outstanding contributions to Dartmouth and career distinction. The awardee is selected by the Dean of Faculty in consultation with the associate deans for each division - sciences, arts & humanities, social sciences, and interdisciplinary...

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June 28, 2020 1:29PM

How does the United States government fare in the face of crises both past and present? In a “Rocky Watch” lecture live-streamed on May 27, 2020, Research Assistant Professor of Government Herschel Nachlis tackled this question. The lecture, “Crisis Governance: Lessons from American Policy History”, focused on patterns in crisis governance throughout the United States’ history. 

Professor Nachlis explained, “I’m interested in how old policies, old governance structures, interact with...

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June 25, 2020 11:53AM

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

After four years, I have reached the conclusion that Dartmouth College, and the Rockefeller Center in particular, are truly special places. While they’re special in more ways than one — historic, unique, and perhaps sentimental — what makes Dartmouth and Rocky special in my eyes is that they are one of the few...

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June 24, 2020 6:27PM

On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020, Daniel Benjamin, Director of the Joan Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, spoke with Dartmouth students and community members at the Rockefeller Center’s final Rocky Watch event of the spring term. Rocky Watch is a weekly series of live broadcasts that the Center hopes will foster a virtual common space for community discussion in this time of social distancing and remote learning.

Prior to joining the Dickey Center in 2012,...

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June 23, 2020 9:44PM

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

It is hard to believe that my four years at Dartmouth are coming to a close. From the moment I set foot in Hanover, I was drawn to the Rockefeller Center and its experiential approach to an education in public policy. Since the fall of 2016, I have been actively engaged in curricular, co-curricular, and research...

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