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Hoover Tower undergoes repair to fix last year’s lightning strike damage

A stone ornament atop Hoover Tower destroyed by lightning last year has now been replaced. Workers also used the repair opportunity to affix a lightning rod and install falcon boxes in the iconic tower.

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George Shultz, statesman and Stanford scholar, dies at 100

George Shultz, a former U.S. secretary of state and Stanford University scholar who wielded profound influence on American public policy, died Feb. 6.

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Trailblazing economist and presidential adviser Edward Lazear dies at 72

Lazear, who founded the field of personnel economics, was a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and a professor of economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Society of Labor Economists names new prize for Edward Lazear

The Society of Labor Economists (SOLE) has announced a new prize named in honor of Edward P. Lazear, the Hoover Institution’s Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow.

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Party sorting to blame for political stalemate

Political gridlock in contemporary U.S. politics can be explained by the increased sorting of the Democratic and Republican parties, says Stanford political scientist Morris Fiorina.

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