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Featured Initiative: Alumni Impact Fund

  • Alumni Impact Fund 2016 - Winning Projects

    Mar 7, 2017

    The votes have been tallied and two projects have been awarded Alumni Impact Fund support. Congratulations to the recipients, and thanks to all who supported the 2016 Alumni Impact Fund campaign.

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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

  • How Uganda Could Benefit from a Center for Food Innovation

    May 23, 2017

    A training and innovation center that trains and certifies street food vendors to address issues related to food hygiene, safety, and quality would accelerate the growth of a new Ugandan cuisine that capitalizes on nutritious local ingredients in a sustainable manner.

  • WannaCry Virus: A Lesson in Global Unpreparedness

    May 22, 2017

    The WannaCry ransomware attack provides important lessons about how to secure cyber networks. History indicates that other attacks will follow. Preparedness is crucial.

  • Is College Worth the Expense? Yes, It Is

    May 22, 2017

    Many American students struggle with the soaring cost of higher education. And for many college students, debt can have severe negative implications. But on balance, the benefits of a college degree appear to outweigh the costs.

  • A Turning Point in U.S-Turkish Relations?

    May 21, 2017

    While Turkish President Erdoğan and U.S. President Trump emphasized the positive aspects of bilateral relations after their meeting, there remain points of contention. The stakes at this meeting and its outcome are high for both Turkey and the United States, and could mark a major milestone in the relationship.

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