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Featured Initiative: Alumni Impact Fund

  • Help Us Launch the 2017 Alumni Impact Fund Campaign

    Jun 6, 2017

    We all strive to make a difference and leave a legacy, to improve the world through hard work and dedication. Together, we can strengthen the RAND community and further the impact of RAND’s research and analysis.

From the RAA President

  • Issue 72 of Alumni Bulletin, Now Available Online

    In this issue of the Alumni Bulletin: The Deputy Secretary General of NATO visits RAND; an alumnus hosts a launch event for the San Francisco Bay Area office; and how you can help preserve RAND's seminal publications.

Alumni Association News

  • Help Us Preserve RAND's Seminal Publications

    Jun 23, 2017

    RAND only recently acquired a copy of its first report, published in 1946, and is in need of original copies of a number of seminal early publications.

  • Deputy Secretary General of NATO Visits RAND

    Jun 23, 2017

    RAND alumnus Rose Gottemoeller, deputy secretary general of NATO, recently visited the Santa Monica office to meet with Michael Rich and a group of RAND researchers. They discussed issues important to NATO, including nuclear deterrence, counterterrorism, security in Ukraine, and defense in the Baltics.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • What Emerging Research Says About the Promise of Personalized Learning

    Aug 16, 2017

    Personalized learning holds promise as an innovation that can lead to improved educational outcomes for students. But implementers should have modest expectations for the magnitude of the benefits, and patience for the full benefits to emerge.

  • Another Casualty of Climate Change: Peace

    Aug 15, 2017

    The connection between human conflict and climate change is no mere coincidence. Drought, temperature and tensions rise in tandem, with the implicit threat of violent conflict not far behind.

  • Why the IPS Success Story Needs to Be Unpicked

    Aug 15, 2017

    The Individual Placement and Support model, which helps people with severe mental illness gain employment, has been a major statistical success. Why does it work and how it might be applied to other vulnerable populations?

  • Assad's Attacks Should Not Be Repeated, Forgotten, or Excused

    Aug 15, 2017

    Despite signing the Chemical Weapons Convention treaty in October 2013, Assad has continued chemical attacks on the Syrian opposition. To counter Assad and others who might turn to the use of chemical weapons, the U.S. could collaborate with other major powers to bolster the international ban on them.

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