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Featured Initiative: Alumni Impact Fund

  • Help Us Launch the 2017 Alumni Impact Fund Campaign

    Jun 6, 2017

    We all strive to make a difference and leave a legacy, to improve the world through hard work and dedication. Together, we can strengthen the RAND community and further the impact of RAND’s research and analysis.

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Alumni Association News

  • 2017 Alumni Summer Reunion

    Jun 21, 2017

    This year’s alumni reunion and homecoming will celebrate the RAND Alumni Association’s first 25 years and offer a peek into the future.

  • Event Podcast: RAND's Role in Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance

    Apr 4, 2017

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a complex problem, and RAND research calculated costs associated with disruptions to labor force supply would amount to almost $6 trillion globally over the next four decades if today’s levels of infection and resistance are maintained. Join Dean Susan L. Marquis and policy analyst Jirka Taylor for a conversation about the need for a holistic approach to address AMR.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • Giving Japan a Military

    Jun 20, 2017

    After 70 years, Japan may finally be on the cusp of acquiring its own military. Legally, that is. Prime Minister Abe has proposed a change to Japan's constitution to give legal standing to the Self-Defense Forces, and it's long overdue.

  • Can We Predict Where Terrorists Will Strike Next?

    Jun 19, 2017

    Terrorism has escalated horizontally, not vertically. Instead of weapons of mass destruction, there has been a proliferation of low-level attacks. The trick will be to predict and prevent new plots.

  • How to Solve a Problem Like Missing Data

    Jun 16, 2017

    Missing data is a challenge for statisticians, policymakers, and analysts, particularly when a robust evidence base is needed. How can this problem be addressed?

  • When the Caliphate Falls, What Then for U.S. Policy?

    Jun 16, 2017

    The eventual fall of ISIS-controlled Raqqa will necessitate a review of U.S. policy in Syria. Policymakers can start thinking about the questions it will raise now.

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