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Alumni Association News

  • 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.

  • Dispelling Myths About Armed Drones

    Feb 16, 2015

    Armed drones have raised hopes among some for a transformational weapon to use against U.S. adversaries, and raised concerns among others about proliferation and misuse. However, drones are fundamentally misunderstood; many of the myths about them can be dispelled. The RAND Alumni Impact Fund has helped to expand the reach of this research.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • Will Putin Gamble All on a Broader Ukraine Invasion?

    May 26, 2015

    If the Kremlin is contemplating further action in Ukraine, it faces a tough choice. The decision could have an enduring impact on Russia's fortunes.

  • Iraq Is Bankrolling ISIL

    May 26, 2015

    Iraq continues to fund ISIL by continuing salaries to the many Iraqi government employees who live in ISIL-controlled territory. That fact is a reminder of how poorly the country has been governed.

  • Who Runs the Islamic State Group?

    May 22, 2015

    Despite the Islamic State's notoriety, a wide range of theories are still circulating about who really runs the group.

  • China's Emerging Vision for World Order

    May 21, 2015

    China's mulling of the risks and benefits of assuming greater global responsibility reveals its judgment that it can't entrust the protection of its interests to U.S. goodwill.