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Featured Initiative: Alumni Impact Fund

  • Alumni Impact Fund: Winning Projects 2015

    Apr 1, 2016

    Two projects have been selected by donors to benefit from the 2015 Alumni Impact Fund. Read more about the winning initiatives: tackling antimicrobial resistance; and a tool to match soldiers with civilian jobs.

From the RAA President

  • Issue 68 of Alumni Bulletin, Now Available Online

    Thanks to the outstanding generosity of alumni, the 2015 Alumni Impact Fund campaign exceeded its goal, raising nearly $110,000 to extend the impact of RAND's most important and timely research. Donors were invited to select from among several projects; earlier this month, the votes were tallied and two projects were awarded Impact Fund support.

Alumni Association News

  • Remarks Given at RAND's Memorial Service for Harry Rowen

    Feb 17, 2016

    On the evening of February 17, 2016, RAND alumni and members of the community gathered at the headquarters campus in Santa Monica to pay tribute to the institution'ss second president: Henry "Harry" Rowen, who died in November at the age of 90.

  • Photo Gallery: Washington D.C. Alumni Event

    Mar 9, 2016

    James Dobbins and RAND senior vice president for research and analysis Andrew Hoehn discussed the RAND Strategic Rethink project-which will continue to explore issues key to understanding America's future role in a turbulent world.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • Strong Winds Ahead for Cloud Computing: Can Data Localization Threaten Future Growth?

    Apr 29, 2016

    A growing number of constraints have been imposed around the world on information in the cloud, fueling concerns that the Internet—the economic engine of the information age—may become hopelessly fragmented.

  • Science and the Healing Arts

    Apr 29, 2016

    Americans spend billions of dollars out of pocket seeking relief from chronic conditions in alternative schools of health, such as acupuncture or chiropractic. What would it take to more fully integrate such practices into the mainstream?

  • Obama Should Visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Apr 28, 2016

    During his upcoming visit to Japan, President Obama will have an opportunity to do something that none of his predecessors have ever done: visit the first and last cities to suffer atomic bombings.

  • Will the Arctic Remain a Warm Spot in Chilly U.S.-Russia Relations?

    Apr 28, 2016

    The United States should continue with its policy of engagement with Russia within Arctic institutions. This is the only way to keep building on a track record of successful agreements that make the Arctic safer for all.