The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Co-Sponsored Events

Project Z Conference this Saturday, May 5th 2-5 PM

Read the announcement below about an exciting new student-organized conference co-sponsored by the Rockefeller Center.

Gear Up for Your Upcoming Internship or Job: Learn How to Network and Get Things Done

Interested in learning how to setup and get the most out of your LinkedIn profile? Looking to gain insight into successfully managing projects in the workplace? Get the most out of your upcoming internship or job with this pair of student workshops that focus on tools and skills you will use in the professional world.

Networking Using LinkedIn Workshop
Friday, April 13th
3:30-5:00 PM
Rocky 001, Rockefeller Center

This student workshop co-sponsored by Dartmouth Career Services and led by Assistant Directors Jesse Wingate and Kate Yee is focused on helping students to create and capitalize on their LinkedIn profiles. The workshop will address how this online personalized résumé can be a vital tool to build your professional network and present yourself as an immaculate professional when potential employers Google your name. 
RSVP required. Sign up now for the Networking Using LinkedIn Workshop.

Ad Fontes Forum To Be Held on Thursday, April 12th at 4:30 PM; Focus on Health Care Policy

Read below for an announcement about the 2nd Annual Ad Fontes Forum, a Rockefeller Center Co-Sponsored Event focused on health policy.  

Panel on Saturday 2/25: "Public Lawyering: Which Paths Can I Take?" with Dinner

The Dartmouth Law Journal is a student-run organization, and they will be hosting their main event of the winter term this weekend.  This is the information about that program, as submitted by the Dartmouth Law Journal.  A great opportunity to learn about different ways you can translate a law degree into a career.

Public Lawyering: Which Paths Can I Take?
over a Yama's Dinner
Saturday, February 25th from 6-7pm
Haldeman 041

Come hear about six different career paths in public law over a Yama's Dinner.
There will be opportunities to ask questions and speak directly with the panelists afterwards!

Moderator: Sonu Bedi
Assistant Professor of Government, Dartmouth College 

1. Laurie Beyranevand
Topic: Vermont Legal Aid
Associate Professor of Law
 
2. Alex Banks
Topic: Domestic and Youth-related Issues
Staff Attorney and Assistant Professor of Law, South Royalton Legal Clinic

3. Robert B. Donin
Topic: Higher Education (student affairs, affirmative action, and intellectual property)
Dartmouth General Counsel

Dine with Diplomats, Public Servants, and Pundits at the Rockefeller Center

Did you know...

When we bring speakers to campus for our student programs and public lectures, the Rockefeller Center tries to incorporate many different opportunities for students and speakers to engage in meaningful conversations. 

Very often, these opportunities include meals or coffee hour chats with our featured guests.  Students can sign up to attend these opportunities via our Eventbrite page.  We may also send specific invitations to a class or student group that has been identified by faculty and staff. 

To make sure you don't miss out on any of these great chances to have informal conversations with high-profile speakers, be sure to subscribe to our Student Opportunities email list.

Is Israeli-Palestinian Peace Still Possible? Talk by key negotiator on Monday, Feb. 13th at 4 PM

Key negotiator between the Government of Israel and Hamas reveals the truth behind secret talks.

  • Can Israelis and Palestinians ever live in peace?
  • Can Palestinians make peace amongst themselves?
  • What role do secret talks play in solving these issues?

Twenty years of peace processes between Israelis and Palestinians have proved futile. Irreconcilable differences clog the channels of diplomacy. The Palestinian house is divided into two separate regimes. A right-wing religious government rules Israel. The United States is occupied with the upcoming presidential election and Europe is focused on recovery from financial collapse, leaving Israel and Palestine alone to achieve peace. Can the two parties do it by themselves?

2012 Student Forum on Global Learning Takes Place on Monday, January 16th

Join us at the 3rd Annual Student Forum On Global Learning, which will take place on January 16, 2012, as part of Dartmouth's 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

Students and Professors Present Policy Research Shop Model at SPPC Academic Conference

Spring 2011 Special Project: Powershift 2011 Conference

During the Spring 2011 term, The Rockefeller Center provided special project support to the group of Dartmouth students who attended the Powershift 2011 conference.  Read on for comments and photos from the group.  You can also see this article from The Dartmouth, published on April 19, 2011.

Possible Presidential Candidate Fred Karger Visits Dartmouth

The Rockefeller  Center and the Dartmouth College Republicans recently welcomed Fred Karger for a talk titled “Where Have All the Moderates Gone?"

Fred Karger, who is seriously considering running for President on the Republican ticket in 2012, spoke about his experiences as a political consultant, as an activist, and finally an openly gay man. He described his experiences in the presidential campaigns of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and the recent movement for gay marriage across the nation. In particular, he described the development of a series of advertisements featuring the victims of Willie Horton during the Bush campaign. After that, Karger began to discuss the policies behind his possible presidential campaign as an independent Republican.

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