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Featured Initiative: Alumni Impact Fund

  • Make a Lasting Impact. Donate Today!

    Jun 4, 2015

    RAND research and analysis offers enormous benefit to society. But it does no good sitting on a shelf or locked away in an academic journal. We want it to be used to make a positive difference in the lives of current and future generations. That is, we want to have impact.

From the RAA President

  • Issue 65 of Alumni Bulletin, Now Available Online

    Earlier this month, RAND launched its second annual Alumni Impact Fund campaign. Last year’s campaign supported an economic analysis of potential changes to the Affordable Care Act; that research was cited last week in the Supreme Court decision to uphold the legality of ACA subsidies in all states. I am proud of RAND's efforts to make a difference.

Alumni Association News

  • Make a Lasting Impact. Donate Today!

    Jun 4, 2015

    RAND research and analysis offers enormous benefit to society. But it does no good sitting on a shelf or locked away in an academic journal. We want it to be used to make a positive difference in the lives of current and future generations. That is, we want to have impact.

  • Scientific Workforce Diversity: A Conversation with Raynard Kington

    Apr 28, 2015

    Grinnell College president and RAND alumnus Raynard Kington discusses the need for—and reality of—diversity in the biomedical scientific workforce.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • How School Choice Could Disadvantage Low-Income Students

    Sep 1, 2015

    The flexibility to allow Title I-A funds to follow students across schools has a certain appeal. But it could have negative consequences for some of the poorest students.

  • The Strategic Value of Terrorism

    Aug 31, 2015

    While terrorists and criminals joining forces is certainly a scary thought, it's nothing new and not something that works as simply in practice as it does on a white board. Still, it's a threat worth watching.

  • The Only Iran Deal Alternative Worth Considering

    Aug 30, 2015

    Now is the time for Washington to prove its leadership and implement the Iran nuclear deal. The alternative is a major diplomatic defeat for America and an unrestricted Iranian nuclear program.

  • Why Kim Jong Un Fears South Korean Propaganda

    Aug 28, 2015

    While the latest confrontation between North and South Korea appears to be ending peacefully, it provides insight into future North Korean provocations. Words as weapons can work when they are aimed at North Korea's internal politics and backed up by a strong South Korean response supported by the U.S.