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(Virtual) Recaps with Rocky: Watch Past Public Programs

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With the continual and dangerous spread of COVID-19, staying home and social distancing are the safest options. Spend your newfound free time (virtually) recapping what’s been going on at Rocky. Great speakers and discussions came to Hanover just to engage with students, faculty, and the public. 

For those who are looking to scratch that public policy itch or are looking for something interesting to do with you time, there are a lot of great programs to watch! While the Rockefeller Center won’t be hosting any more in-person public events in the near future, catch up on old programs here. BUT be on the lookout for our new virtual public program series, Rocky Watch, coming soon to a screen near you!

Interested in race relations and mass incarceration? Review Rocky’s 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Dartmouth. Janos Marton ’04, Director of Policy and Campaigns at JustLeadershipUSA, imagines a 21stCentury Civil Rights Movement aimed at dismantling the system of mass incarceration.

Curious about the implications of coronavirus on the 2020 presidential election? Reflect back on the New Hampshire Primary and hear from Dartmouth Professors Joseph Bafumi and Dean Lacy as they engage on “A Political Postmortem Discussion.”  

Maybe the intersections of health, science, and policy are intrinsically fascinating. The 7th Annual C. Everett Koop Distinguished Lecture featured Gary Taubes, co-founder of the Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI). Taubes discussed his book, The Case Against Sugar.

Want to learn more about Title IX and sex based discrimination? Hear from R. Shep Melnick, the Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Professor of American Politics, Department of Political Science, Boston College. Professor Melnick gave a 2018 lecture entitled, “Why Has Title IX Become So Controversial?”

YouTube has many programs and lectures hosted by Rocky from previous terms. Topics range from Constitutional Law to politics to racial justice and more. With a myriad of topics, scholars, and discussions, click here to start watching!


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