News and Press

Featured

Education Experts Discuss The Future Of Advanced Placement And Students’ Challenges In College Preparation

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

Education experts and secondary school administrators discussed expanding minority access to Advanced Placement learning and finding solutions to the disconnect between secondary schools and colleges in student preparation throughout America’s education system.

News
In the News

Buddhist Church Of San Francisco Entrusts Library & Archives With Collection

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Buddhist Church of San Francisco (BCSF), established in 1898, is the oldest Japanese American Buddhist church (temple) in the United States. The church and its key members played a leadership role in shaping the pre-WWII Japanese American community.

News
In the News

Library & Archives Acquires Papers Of General Wojciech Jaruzelski

Monday, December 9, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives have obtained the papers of Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923–2014), first secretary of the Polish United Workers Party (1981–89), prime minister of Poland (1981–85) and head of state (1985–90).

News
Featured

The Lisovoi Papers At The Hoover Institution: Final Chapter Of A Tragic Story

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Iakov Markovich Lisovoi (1882–1965) was a colonel on the general staff of the Russian Imperial Army, as well as a collector who amassed an enormous volume of materials on revolutionary Russia, which formed the basis for his traveling exhibits and lecture series in the 1920s and 1930s. He named his private collection the “Museum of Contemporary Events in Russia.”

News
Featured

The Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection Becomes Global

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is excited to announce that the Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection now has global coverage. We added twenty-one titles published in China, Korea, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand to the overseas Japanese newspaper digital collection.

News

Pages

In the News

New Book: Building Democracy On Sand: Israel Without A Constitution

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Arye Carmon diagnoses the critical vulnerabilities at the heart of Israeli democracy and the obstacles to forming a sustainable national consciousness. The author merges touching narratives about his own life in Israel with insightful ruminations on the Jewish diaspora and the arc of Israel’s history, illuminating the conflicts between Jewish identities and between democratic values and the halacha—the collective body of Jewish religious laws.

Press Releases
Eric Hanushek, the Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow and a member of the Koret T
Featured

Eric Hanushek Appointed To National Assessment Governing Board

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Eric Hanushek, the Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow and a member of the Hoover Education Success Initiative at the Hoover Institution, has been appointed to serve a four-year term as a member of the National Assessment Governing Board as the testing & measurement expert. His term officially began on Oct. 1, 2019, and will end on Sept. 30, 2023.

Press Releases
In the News

New Book: A Window Into Modern Iran

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

The world-renowned Hoover Institution Library & Archives presents A Window into Modern Iran, The Ardeshir Zahedi Papers at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. The never-before-published records of Ardeshir Zahedi, Iran’s ambassador to the United States and minister of foreign affairs during the 1960s and 1970s, reveal the inner workings of the shah’s government before the Iranian Revolution. The Zahedi Papers form the richest collection relating to modern Iranian politics and diplomacy anywhere in the world outside of Iran.

Press Releases
Featured

Senior Fellow Joshua D. Rauh Named To The President's Council Of Economic Advisers

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Joshua D. Rauh, senior fellow and director of research at the Hoover Institution and the Ormond Family Professor of Finance at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, will serve as principal chief economist of President Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).

Press Releases
Featured

New Book: Reflections On Allan H. Meltzer’s Contributions To Monetary Economics And Public Policy

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Hoover Institution, Stanford University

In the new book Reflections on Allan H. Meltzer’s Contributions to Monetary Economics and Public Policy, Meltzer is memorialized and celebrated by prominent economists in eleven essays. The authors remember the man and reexamine his legacy, including his many contributions to monetary economics and public policy.

Press Releases

Pages