BEHIND THE SCENES: At the 2017 Spring Retreat, Hoover fellows describe America at a “crossroads”—and how to chart the way forward
Hoover’s Spring 2017 Retreat brought together Hoover supporters and fellows to meet around topics that shape nations yet also touch individual lives in personal ways at home and abroad. Riveting presentations and incisive question-and-answer periods sustained an energy level that felt appropriate to the rapidly moving history in which Hoover and its supporters are playing a role.
The Hoover Institution’s annual postdoctoral W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellows have been named for the 2009–10 academic year.
There were many important battles in World War II (WWII) which occurred in the European and Asian theatres, respectively. However, there was also another important theatre of battle in WWII which is still not well known: Africa.
CEAS And Hoover Celebrate Their Joint Anniversaries In A Two-Day Alumni Event On “Japan In The Pacific World”
In their first-ever collaboration in fifty years, the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) and Hoover Institution Library & Archives jointly held a two-day celebration of a trifecta of anniversaries: the CEAS’s 50th Anniversary, Hoover’s centennial and, the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration in Japan.
The Hoover Institution Press announced that The War That Must Never Be Fought, edited by Secretary Shultz and Ambassador James Goodby, is available online at Hooverpress.org. This collection of essays challenges outdated deterrence theories, reexamines notions from the Cold War, and asserts that a world without nuclear weapons is in the best interests of the United States.
Great power rivalries are replacing the post-Cold War global order, with some nations rising while others are declining, according to Hoover Institution military historians.
Chairman Hebert Dwight convened the meeting of the Hoover Institution Board of Overseers at the Willard InterContinental hotel in Washington, DC, on Sunday, February 24, 2013. In addition to conducting its usual business in its semiannual two-day meeting in Washington, the board had the opportunity to hear from leading legislative and judicial officials from the federal government and to learn of the research of selected Hoover fellows.
Among the awards to Stanford faculty, the Walter G. Gores Award is considered the university's highest teaching honor. Stephen H. Haber, the Helen and Peter Bing Senior Fellow at Hoover and the A. A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor in Stanford’s Department of Political Science, was the senior faculty member selected to receive the 2012 award. The Gores Award, which honors excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, will be presented at the university commencement on June 17.
On March 30, the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Global Markets convened a one-day policy workshop on the future of central banking.
Hoover Institution Hosts Conference Examining Patent Development and Usage from Varying Perspectives
In today’s rapidly changing business environment, interactions among patents, innovation, and competition are complex and dynamic.
Finding aids to the collections described below are now available through the Online Archive of California.
Viewed as one of the most controversial pieces of labor legislation in the last 60 years, the Employee Free Choice Act has “some of the worst possible consequences for the workplace—and through it for the overall economy,” says Hoover fellow Richard A. Epstein.
Hoover Institution Fellows Edward P. Lazear and Paul M. Romer Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
New Books from Hoover Press: The Transnational Dimension of Cyber Crime and Terrorism Edited by Abraham D. Sofaer and Seymour E. Goodman
Hoover Institution Press: In Free Markets under Siege Hoover Fellow Richard Epstein Looks at How the U.S. Economy Has Been Shaped by the Constitution
The book The Not So Wild, Wild West, coauthored by Hoover Institution senior fellow Terry L. Anderson, has won the Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Award from the Atlas Economic Research Foundation.