Tag: Hoover Institution

George Shultz

George Shultz explores the future, offers solutions to contemporary problems

by Clifton Parker on May 16, 2019 2:47 pm
In his new Hoover Institution Press book, Thinking About the Future, GEORGE SHULTZ reflects on more than half a century of public service to offer solutions to some of America’s most pressing contemporary problems. Revisiting key speeches and articles spanning his career, Shultz considers America’s role in the 21st-century world and addresses topics such as… Read more George Shultz explores the future, offers solutions to contemporary problems
Edward Lazear

American Economic Association recognizes Edward Lazear

by Hoover Institution on May 5, 2019 10:02 am
The American Economic Association (AEA) has named EDWARD LAZEAR, the Davies Family Professor of Economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, a recipient of its 2019 Distinguished Fellow awards. According to a press release, the Distinguished Fellow awards recognize the lifetime… Read more American Economic Association recognizes Edward Lazear
Women of the Gulag

‘Women of the Gulag’ wins film award

by Clifton B. Parker on April 22, 2019 2:42 pm
Women of the Gulag, a documentary film based on Hoover Fellow PAUL GREGORY‘s Hoover Institution Press book of the same title, has been named the Best Non-European Independent Documentary in the 2019 European Independent Documentary Film Festival, held in Paris. The film, directed by Marianna Yarovskaya of MayFilms and co-produced by Gregory, was also shortlisted in the best documentary category in the 2019… Read more ‘Women of the Gulag’ wins film award
Lou Henry Hoover

Celebrating the life of Lou Henry Hoover

by Hoover Institution on March 28, 2019 2:50 pm
The Hoover Institution, which is celebrating its centennial this year, recently posted a tribute to LOU HENRY HOOVER, who many know only as the First Lady of President Herbert Hoover. But Lou Henry Hoover was a force in her own right as a geology scholar and philanthropist. Friday, March 29, would have been her 145th birthday.… Read more Celebrating the life of Lou Henry Hoover
Traitel Building

Hoover’s Traitel Building honored for architectural design

by Clifton B. Parker on October 24, 2018 2:40 pm
The Hoover Institution’s David and Joan Traitel Building, which opened in September 2017, has been recognized for its unique and original interior architectural design. A Merit Award was presented to the building’s architects and designers—William Rawn Associates and CAW Architects—by the Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. During a ceremony on Oct. 17, DAVID LENOX, university… Read more Hoover’s Traitel Building honored for architectural design
Women of the Gulag

Hoover Press book, Women of the Gulag, featured in new documentary

by Clifton B. Parker on October 4, 2018 2:35 pm
Women of the Gulag, a new film documentary based on Hoover scholar PAUL GREGORY’s book by that name, is now being screened. Drawing upon the 2013 Hoover Institution Press book, Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, the film tells compelling and tragic stories of women who survived the Gulag – the brutal system of repression and… Read more Hoover Press book, Women of the Gulag, featured in new documentary
Count Mauro Tosti Valminuta

Italian diplomat’s scrapbooks received by the Hoover Archives

by Maciej Siekierski on September 9, 2018 2:25 pm
Two albums containing an eclectic mix of materials gathered by Count Mauro Tosti di Valminuta, one of Benito Mussolini’s trusted diplomats, have been added to HOOVER INSTITUTION holdings. The collection covers Tosti’s assignments from 1919 until 1933 in Europe and South America. The albums offer interesting vignettes from the daily life of a career Italian… Read more Italian diplomat’s scrapbooks received by the Hoover Archives
Summer Policy Boot Camp

Rethinking policy education: The Summer Policy Boot Camp

by Clifton B. Parker on September 2, 2018 11:16 am
At the Hoover Institution, the Summer Policy Boot Camp reflects a major rethinking about how to train people to become successful policy leaders. While students may learn about policy issues and analysis in the classroom, some Stanford scholars say that they do not always develop the skills needed after college to deliver policy results in the real world. Enter the… Read more Rethinking policy education: The Summer Policy Boot Camp
Tim Kane

Hoover Fellow contributes to military personnel system reforms

by Clifton Parker on August 21, 2018 2:54 pm
When the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act was signed into law on Aug. 13, its highly anticipated personnel reforms came with a connection to the Hoover Institution—TIM KANE. An economist, Kane is a former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer and the JP Conte Fellow in Immigration Studies at the Hoover Institution. He has championed Pentagon… Read more Hoover Fellow contributes to military personnel system reforms
Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson wins Edmund Burke Award

by Clifton B. Parker on May 31, 2018 2:52 pm
VICTOR DAVIS HANSON has won the 2018 Edmund Burke Award, which honors people who have made major contributions to the defense of Western civilization. The honor is given annually by The New Criterion, a monthly journal of the arts and intellectual life. Edmund Burke was an 18th-century Irish political philosopher who is credited with laying the foundations of modern… Read more Victor Davis Hanson wins Edmund Burke Award