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General Jim Mattis Nominated To Be Twenty-Sixth Secretary Of Defense

Friday, December 2, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

General Jim Mattis, the Davies Family Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Hoover and former commander of US Central Command, has been nominated to serve as the twenty-sixth secretary of defense in the administration of President-Elect Donald Trump.

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Statement By Director Tom Gilligan: General James Mattis For Secretary Of Defense

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

I congratulate President-Elect Trump on the nomination of our esteemed colleague General James Mattis as secretary of defense. There's no one better suited to guide our military and nation in these consequential times. We wish General Mattis the best of luck in his new endeavor and commend President-Elect Trump on choosing one of the smartest minds and most strategic thinkers of our time.

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Hoover Collection Specialists Present On Russian And Eurasian Art At Annual Conference

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

On November 17-20, curators, staff members, and visiting fellows from Hoover Library & Archives joined more than seventy art historians, librarians, and archivists at the annual conference of the Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies in Washington, DC. Hoover affiliates participated in two panels that featured materials from Hoover’s collections.

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Participants Of New Iranian Art Initiative Visit Hoover

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

On November 4, participants from the series Art, Social Space and Public Discourse in Iran visited Hoover Archives to view posters and graphic material from the Iranian Revolution and Iran-Iraq War. Art, Social Space and Public Discourse in Iran is the first chapter of the symposium series on Iranian art that aims to bring together an interdisciplinary array of critical conversations, on-site practices, and collaborative art projects in order to reassess and redefine art in the context of public space.

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Hoover Library & Archives Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Workshop on Political Economy

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are pleased to accept applications, beginning December 01, 2016, for participation in the 2017 Hoover Archives Summer Workshop on Political Economy.

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Hoover Institution Republishes Timely Volume, American Individualism, By President Herbert Hoover

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press re-released the timely volume, American Individualism, by President Herbert Hoover with an introduction by acclaimed Herbert Hoover biographer George H. Nash.

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The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Awards Grant To The Hoover Institution For The New Macroeconomic Model Comparison Initiative

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Stanford

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has announced that it has awarded a three-year grant in the amount of $591,295 to the Hoover Institution in support of a new Macroeconomic Model Comparison Initiative (MMCI), which is joint project with Goethe University Frankfurt’s Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS). This new grant will assist in conducting new methods of research analysis in macroeconomic modeling for monetary, fiscal and macro-prudential policy.

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Hoover Institution Golden State Poll: Trump Facing Historic Defeat In California; Pot Legalization Leading, Death Penalty Repeal Struggling

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

A new poll of California voters by Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center and the Hoover Institution also shows State Attorney General Kamala Harris leading Rep. Loretta Sanchez in the U.S. senate race, with a large percentage of voters still undecided.

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Statement By Tom Gilligan Director, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Stanford

It is with sadness that I share the news of Charles Wolf’s passing. We were privileged to have Charles as a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution for many years and will remember him for his meaningful contributions to international economic policy and risk assessment. Our thoughts and prayers go to his wife Theresa, his sons and grandsons." 

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Hoover Institution Launches PolicyEd.org, An Educational Platform Designed To Offer Solutions For Today’s Pressing Policy Issues

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Stanford

The Hoover Institution today launched PolicyEd.org, an online platform that hosts videos and other educational content to equip Americans with an analytical perspective about public policy issues. Based on the research of Hoover Institution scholars, the site offers solutions to today’s challenges in economics, health care, national security, civics, and the environment.

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