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February 5, 2010

Hoover Media Fellow Seminar Features Journalist and Author Joan Biskupic

Joan Biskupic

Joan Biskupic discussed her book American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at a Hoover media fellow seminar February 4.

February 5, 2010

Google books search discussed at Property Rights Task Force meeting

Dan Clancy and Lauren Schoenthaler

On February 4, the Department of Justice issued a filing with the U.S. District Court on the proposed settlement agreement between Google, book authors and publishers, suggesting that there was more work to be done on the agreement regarding the Google Book Search project.

February 2, 2010

Hoover Institution Hosts Media Colloquium on the Economy

Hoover Institution’s media colloquium on the economy.

Hoover fellows Robert Hall, Douglas Rivers, Russ Roberts, and John Taylor were the featured speakers at a Media Colloquium hosted by the Hoover Institution. The U.S. economy and the economic stimulus programs were the focus of discussion at the event.

January 25, 2010

Hoover Fellow Rachel McCleary Awarded Skystone Ryan Research Prize for Her Book Global Compassion

Rachel McCleary

Hoover fellow Rachel M. McCleary was awarded the 2010 Skystone Ryan Research Prize from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) for her book Global Compassion: Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy since 1939.

January 22, 2010

Hoover’s Energy Task Force Hosts Conference on Key Issues

Governor Schwarzenegger

Key energy issues that could be favorably influenced by effective public policies at the state, local, and federal level were discussed at a conference hosted by the Hoover Institution’s Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy on January 19 and 20.

January 21, 2010

Working toward a world without nuclear weapons

Hoover fellows Sidney Drell and George Shultz

The 2009–2010 Drell Lecture will be a conversation between Sidney Drell, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of theoretical physics emeritus at Stanford’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. . . .

January 20, 2010

Seminar features Hoover senior fellow Edward Lazear

Edward Lazear, the Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow at the Hoover I

Edward P. Lazear, the Morris Arnold Cox Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution who succeeded Ben Bernanke as chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, presented a talk titled “Current Economic Conditions: Where Are We Headed?” at the Pacific-Union Club in San Francisco on January 20.

January 20, 2010

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger visits the Hoover Institution

The Hoover Institution’s Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy’s “Conference on Evaluating America’s Energy Policies One Year into the Obama Administration” was held at Stanford University’s Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center on January 19.

January 14, 2010

Koret Task Force on K–12 Education dinner

Chester E. Finn Jr.

The Hoover Institution’s Koret Task Force on K–12 Education dinner was held in the Nicolas de Basily Room of the Hoover Tower on January 14. Task force member Chester Finn moderated a before-dinner discussion on the economic stimulus package and the “race to the top.”

January 12, 2010

Seminar featuring Hoover research fellow Abbas Milani

Abbas M. Milani

Milani is a research fellow and codirector of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution. In addition, Milani is the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University. His expertise is U.S./Iran relations and Iranian cultural, political, and security issues. Milani gave a talk titled “Iran’s Nuclear Program: Past and Future” at the Classic Residence by Hyatt in Palo Alto, California.