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From the RAA President

  • Natalie W. Crawford

    Issue 84 of the Alumni Bulletin: October 2020

    In the latest issue of the Alumni Bulletin: advancing racial equity policy; support the Alumni Impact Fund; five research projects receive Brown Faculty Chair funding; virtual summer reunion; and more.

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    Support the AIF

    Help us reach our goal of raising $125,000 for the Alumni Impact Fund by December 31. Your gifts will help support the work of fellow RAND alumni and extend the reach of RAND research.

Alumni Association News

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    Advancing Racial Equity Policy

    Oct 14, 2020

    Against the backdrop of a pandemic inflicting disproportionate physical and economic pain on communities of color, and an overdue reckoning with America's long history of systemic inequity and structural racism, we have launched the RAND Center to Advance Racial Equity Policy.

  • Five Research Projects Receive Brown Faculty Chair Funding

    Oct 14, 2020

    The late Harold Brown, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and a RAND trustee, and his wife, Colene, made a generous gift in 2015 to fund Harold and Colene Brown Faculty Chairs. The gift enables RAND researchers to serve in residence at the Pardee RAND Graduate School.

  • Cara McCormick, manager of the RAND Archives, presents a virtual trip through RAND's history

    Virtual Summer Reunion

    Oct 14, 2020

    The sixth annual RAA summer reunion was the first of its kind—a remote reunion. Instead of gathering for barbeque at RAND's Santa Monica headquarters campus, online reunion content was created, including a virtual trip through RAND's history with RAND archivist Cara McCormick.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • Supporters of President Donald Trump confront police in the U.S. Capitol near the entrance to the Senate, in Washington, DC, January 6, 2021, photo by Mike Theiler/Reuters

    Why We Need a January 6 Commission to Investigate the Attack on the Capitol

    Jan 20, 2021

    The history of politically charged violence in and against the United States can be read in the reports of its national commissions. The takeover of the U.S. Capitol on January 6 demands such an inquiry.

  • Nurses prepare for the next round of people waiting to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a drive through vaccination site at the TCF center in Detroit, Michigan, January 15, 2021, photo by Emily Elconin/Reuters

    Keep the Vaccine Moving to Save the Most Lives

    Jan 19, 2021

    The United States is waiting to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and millions of doses wait for arms. Policymakers at the national, state, and local levels have been stockpiling the shots for many reasons. While supply ramps up and many people wait for a vaccine, policymakers could push to deliver vaccine to people instead of freezers.

  • COVID-19 vaccine in a medical syringes at IU Health Bloomington, in Bloomington, Indiana, December 18, 2020, photo by Jeremy Hogan / SOPA Images/Sipa USA/Reuters

    Getting COVID-19 Vaccines to Pennsylvania Residents

    Jan 19, 2021

    Pennsylvania state and county health departments have a number of options that could speed the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to make sure Pennsylvania residents at high risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes are vaccinated as soon as possible.

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