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May 29, 2023
The Editorial Board argues that President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Hoover Director Condoleezza Rice abused the concept of academic freedom to protect Rupert Murdoch’s position on the Hoover Institution’s Board of Overseers. “Actual malice — the knowing or reckless publication of false information — would violate the core purpose of Academic Freedom: the pursuit and dissemination of truth,” the Board writes.
Nov. 3, 2022
"Bread + Medicine," the Hoover Institution Library and Archives' latest exhibit, informs viewers of the U.S.' role in offering relief to the Soviet Union during the 1921 famine.
June 4, 2023
Peregrine falcons have been spotted at Stanford since 2011, but biologists have yet to observe a successful nesting season. Although incredibly urban-tolerant birds, the falcons still face the challenges of human disturbances.
May 11, 2023
After a heated 25-minute debate over the media magnates, the senate ultimately did not come to a vote over the resolution due to the loss of a quorum. President Marc Tessier-Lavigne opposed the resolution, claiming it would make the senate a “thought police.”
May 3, 2023
The Hoover Institution’s screening of the 1922 film told the history of America aiding Soviet Russians during the 1922 famine. The film is a testament to the power of art in shaping public perspectives, writes Liu.
March 12, 2023
In an open letter to the the Director of the Hoover Institute, the President, the Provost and the Board of Trustees, 90 Stanford faculty members call for a public accounting of Rupert Murdoch's appointment to the Hoover's Board of Overseers. They write, "we wonder what kind of signal his presence sends to our students, who we are training to seek the truth, and to our colleagues on the faculty, who are constantly held to the highest standards of honesty, truth and responsible scholarship."
Oct. 20, 2023
Leaders of the Five Eyes intelligence alliance convened publicly for the first time at the inaugural Emerging Technology and Securing Innovation Security Summit. Condoleeza Rice hosted the discussion, which touched on the dangers of emerging technologies.
March 7, 2023
At a Monday event entitled, “Ukraine In Civil War And Famine, 1918-1921”, history scholars discussed the pogroms of 1918-1921 in Ukraine and their impact on the Holocaust.
Dec. 1, 2022
The annual publication aims to make scientific research on engineering breakthroughs continuously accessible to policymakers.
June 8, 2023
A Hoover Institution event discussed racial-profiling of Chinese scholars in America and examined institutional efforts to protect research. Speakers talked the 'Chinese Initiative' and its consequences.
May 23, 2023
“There is a line; there are people Stanford will not associate with,” writes computer science and electrical engineering professor Philip Levis. "Perhaps Ms. Mercer and Mr. Murdoch are close to the line. Perhaps they are far. We won’t know unless we debate the matter and consider the facts."
June 7, 2023
In a show of solidarity with the Undergraduate Senate following the Faculty Senate’s bypassing of their vote on the Honor Code, the GSC unanimously voted to symbolically endorse the rescindment of SenD#831.
Feb. 25, 2022
Drell and Rice’s presentation at the meeting marked the culmination of nearly a year of strained relations between some members of the Faculty Senate and Hoover.
June 15, 2023
“When senior University administrators tell the Faculty Senate that they cannot even consider a resolution,” writes postdoctoral scholar Tim MacKenzie, “the only internal coercion and institutional orthodoxy I see is an attempt to silence faculty by the administration.”
April 10, 2022
What’s the story behind the murals at Casa Zapata? Director of Community Engaged Learning in the Arts Gina Hernandez-Clarke ’89 spoke on this question at a Thursday event on murals and campus activism.
Jan. 18, 2022
Although Kanye West and Drake's concert showcased strong music performances, it seems to have fallen flat on its social mission, writes Eric Zhu.
Jan. 10, 2022
Microbiology and immunology professor emeritus Edward S. Mocarski responds to Hoover Institution policy proposals regarding academic research at the international level, particularly involving Chinese institutions.