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Discussing the Past, Present, and Future of the Supreme Court

Nina Totenberg
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On April 29, 2021, the Rockefeller Center welcomed NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg hosted at an event titled “The Supreme Court and Its Impact on You.” In a discussion moderated by Professor Charles Wheelan ’88, Totenberg provided insight on the future of the Supreme Court and answered audience questions regarding current pending cases as well as her decades of experience in covering the Court.

Women, Entrepreneurship, and Atlanta in the New South

Veteran Panelists Reflect on Diversity and Inclusion in the Military

In commemoration of Veterans Day, the Rockefeller Center co-hosted a conversation on diversity and inclusion in the military co-sponsored with the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding on November 11, 2020. Moderated by Associate Professor of Government Jason Lyall, panelists included Brad Carney ’20, an Army veteran who served in the 82nd Airborne Division and later as an Army Ranger in the 3rd Ranger Battalion, and Karla Rosas ’20, who served in the Air Force for five years as a Security Forces member.

Jake Tapper '91 Muses on Biden's Win, Politics, Career Tips

Article from Dartmouth News by Bill Platt, November 13, 2020

Dartmouth students had the chance to talk over the election of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States, discuss the state of politics going forward, and get some career advice from CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper '91 Thursday during a post-election discussion sponsored by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy.

2020 Presidential Election Night Watch Party

This event has already occured.




On Tue. Nov. 3rd at 7pm ET join the Rockefeller Center and CBS New National Correspondent, Chip Reid on Tuesday for a 2020 Presidential Election Night Watch Party!

What would a Biden victory mean?

What would a Trump victory mean?

Is this a turning point in American history?



 Join us in person at:

Collis Common Ground – hosted by the Collis Governing Board

Cutter Shabazz – hosted by College Democrats

Collis 1010 and One Wheelock – hosted by the Student Assembly

Panelists Discuss Policing, Racism, and Criminal Justice Reform

Linda Greenhouse Discusses How the Supreme Court is Pulling Us Apart with the Rockefeller Center

On Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Linda Greenhouse, The New York Times Supreme Court correspondent from 1978-2007, spoke with Dartmouth students and community members for the Rockefeller Center’s Constitution Day Lecture. Rocky Watch is a weekly series of live broadcasts that foster a virtual common space for community discussion in this time of social distancing and remote learning.

Director Jason Barabas '93 Outlines Rocky’s Past, Present, and Future

Dartmouth alumni offer their experiences in careers in government service

On Monday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 23, 2020 four recent Dartmouth alumni offered their advice and wisdom to current students regarding careers in government service. The event was the second of four panels this summer exploring leadership and careers in public policy, and gave students a chance to ask questions and hear different perspectives about a wide variety of potential public sector jobs.

Dartmouth Students and Alumni Panelists Engage in Conversations on Working in the Nonprofit Sector


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