Morris P. Fiorina, Hoover senior fellow, has been named the 2009 Harold Lasswell Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) at a ceremony held at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on May 7, 2009.
U.S. secretaries of state George P. Shultz and Condoleezza Rice and Stanford University president John Hennessy were among the featured speakers at a conference at the Hoover Institution on the “How and Why of Promoting Entrepreneurship Abroad.”
In his annual address to the Academic Council on Thursday, April 30, at Kresge Auditorium, Stanford president John Hennessy discussed “The State of the University and the Economy.” All staff, faculty, and students were invited to attend.
The Honorable John Howard, former prime minister of Australia, discussed the broad implications of the world-wide economic plunge when he met on April 24 with Hoover Institution fellows and Stanford faculty at the Hoover Institution.
Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Dixon, a national security affairs fellow for 2008–09 at the Hoover Institution, presented a talk titled “Equipping Computer Network Operations: Industrial-Era Bureaucracies for Information-Era Weapon Systems.”
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