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From the RAA President

  • Issue 60 of Alumni Bulletin, Now Available Online

    Although most of us would at this point find it hard to imagine a world without the Internet, many of our charter members remember RAND’s very first web pages in 1994. If you haven’t already done so, I hope you’ll all visit the new RAND.org that launched earlier this month.

Alumni in the News

  • Michael Rich Delivers Eulogy for Willis Ware

    Mar 28, 2014

    "The field of computer science is relatively young, but it has seen its share of visionaries and trailblazers. Few, however, have pushed the frontiers of technology with as much persistence and longevity as Willis Howard Ware," noted RAND president Michael Rich at a memorial for Ware.

  • Willis Ware, Computer Pioneer, Helped Build Early Machines and Warned About Security Privacy

    Nov 27, 2013

    Willis Ware, a RAND Corporation engineer who in the 1960s predicted the ubiquity of the personal computer, the ways it would propel people into lives of perpetual change, and the perils it would pose for personal privacy, has died. He was 93.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • The Partition of Ukraine

    Apr 17, 2014

    The argument for splitting Ukraine has little to do with either real divisions in the country or popular preferences. Until the Russian invasion of Crimea, the issue of separatism was simply absent from public debate.

  • RAND Health Reform Opinion Study: Few Changes After Open Enrollment

    Apr 16, 2014

    At the close of the ACA's open enrollment period, no significant changes in opinion were observed in the RAND Health Reform Opinion Study. This may be because open enrollment has no bearing on the health insurance of many people.

  • After Boston, Beware DIY Attacks: Front & Center

    Apr 16, 2014

    Orlando Sentinel editorial writer Darryl E. Owens interviewed Brian Michael Jenkins, senior adviser to the president of RAND. They discussed last year's Boston Marathon bombing and the current threat of terrorist acts in the United States.

  • Why Ukraine Crisis Has China in a Bind

    Apr 16, 2014

    As much as China may wish to lean on Russia should Beijing find itself at odds with the United States, Xi seeks a new type of great power relationship with the United States that calls for mutual respect, no confrontation, and cooperation.