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February 07, 2018 11:30PM

Julia Huebner '20 was born and raised in the city of Chicago and graduated from Walter Payton College Prep. During high school, Julia was the co-President of her school's freshman mentoring program, the Head Chair of the Model UN Team, and the Editor-in-Chief of the school newspaper.

At Dartmouth, Julia has integrated similar interests into her class schedule and extracurricular activities by working as a staff writer for the Opinion section of The Dartmouth and as a member of the...

February 06, 2018 5:31PM

Randy Huang ’19 comes from Wisconsin and attended Arrowhead High School. In high school, he pursued his interest in public policy by serving as president of his school’s Junior Statesmen of America club and winning multiple regional speaking awards. He is currently pursuing a Government major and an International Studies minor at Dartmouth. Randy quickly embraced his interest in international relations by working as an editor at World Outlook, Dartmouth’s international affairs journal....

February 05, 2018 11:33PM

Kenny Coleman ’20 comes from Silver Spring, Maryland and graduated from Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC. At Sidwell Friends, Kenny was the president of the Student Democrats. He was also treasurer of the Black Student Union and Opinion Section Editor of the Horizon school newspaper.

At Dartmouth, Kenny is majoring in Government with a minor in Public Policy. On campus, Kenny is an admissions tour guide and is also a member of the Dartmouth Brovertones all-male Acapella group...

February 04, 2018 12:05AM

Erica Ng ’19 comes from Seattle, WA and graduated from University Prep. At Dartmouth, Erica plans to pursue a major in Anthropology modified Human Centered Design and a minor in Public Policy. She is a research assistant with the Presidential Scholars Program, Vice President of the Dartmouth Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team, a Dartmouth Tour Guide, and a Student Program Assistant for the Rockefeller Peer Mentoring Program with the Rockefeller Center. She has been fortunate to study abroad...

February 02, 2018 6:00PM

Bethany Burns '20 graduated from Signal Mountain High School, located in a suburb of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was the class of 2016 Valedictorian, a National Merit Finalist and a six-time Carson Scholar. She holds an International Baccalaureate Diploma and was an AP Scholar. Bethany served as the Tennessee State President of the Technology Student Association and is a seven-time national champion in events ranging from public speaking to multimedia challenge. She also served as the Senate...

February 01, 2018 8:53PM

Front row: Allyssa Austin ’19, Sydney Johnson ’20, Alexandra Fricke ’18, and Sunny Drescher ’20; Back row: Nayib Asis ’20, Hailey Nicholson ’19, Omkar Sreekanth ’20, Ryder Stone ’18, and Shawn Ohazuruike ’20; Missing from Photo: Roshni Dugar ’20 and Jenny Peterlin ’20.

Management Leadership Development Program provides students with the opportunity to reflect on their leadership experience and build the skills to be more effective leaders. Each session,...

January 31, 2018 11:40PM

Brandon Nye ’20 graduated from Barrington High School in Barrington, Illinois. Brandon was a National Merit Scholarship Finalist and a National AP Scholar. Throughout high school, he served as Class Board President and worked with multiple non-profit organizations. His experience as co-captain of the Congressional Debate team inspired him to study economics and public policy upon arriving at Dartmouth.

On campus, Brandon is involved with Dartmouth Model United Nations and Divest...

January 30, 2018 8:23PM

Monday, January 8th, 2018 marked the first session of the 2018 Winter Rockefeller Global Leadership Program (RGLP). As student program assistants, we always enjoy watching the new cohort meet one another for the first time, and this term’s group seemed particularly excited. We have 26 participants of various cultural backgrounds, all eager to explore their conceptions of culture and develop their leadership skills.

After a delicious dinner catered by Jewel of India, the session began...

January 29, 2018 9:32PM

April Lam ‘20 grew up in Brooklyn, New York and graduated from Stuyvesant High School. At Stuyvesant, April was a leader in the school’s community outreach Red Cross club and was one of the youth council leaders at the American Red Cross’ GNY chapter.

At Dartmouth, April plans to major in government with a minor in environmental studies and Chinese. She is a photographer for Humans of Dartmouth and is a part of the Asian Pacific Heritage Month planning committee.

As a First-...

January 14, 2018 12:35PM

How do you guide a small group of first-year students through conversations about values and exercises that facilitate self-reflection, especially when these topics can quickly become personal and controversial? Each year’s cohort of student facilitators for the Dartmouth Leadership Attitude and Behaviors (DLAB) program prepare to do just that through an intensive facilitation training program.  

Structured in a way that allows facilitators to experience an abbreviated version of each...



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