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Visiting Professor Charles Wheelan '88 offers advice to graduating seniors

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In an essay published last month in the Wall Street Journal, Charles Wheelan '88 offered straightforward and practical advice to graduating seniors, including "Some of your worst days lie ahead" and "Don't try to be great."

Wheelan is a senior lecturer at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago and is a visiting assistant professor at Dartmouth in the public policy and economics departments.

This summer, Professor Wheelan will be teaching Public Policy 40: Economics of Public Policymaking (10A). In the fall, Wheelan will be teaching Public Policy 20: Contemporary Issues in American Politics and Public Policy (10A).

Course changes for the summer term will be from May 10-May 31 and course registration for the fall term will be from May 9-May 17.

To listen to a recent interview from NPR with Professor Wheelan, click here. 

To learn more about the Rockefeller Center's Public Policy course offerings, click here. 

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