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Featured Initiative: Alumni Impact Fund

  • 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 73 of the Alumni Bulletin: Fall 2017

    In the latest issue of the Alumni Bulletin: Photographs from the Alumni Summer Reunion, a generous donation to the RAND Archives, and a positive early start to RAND's Future Workspace Pilot.

Alumni Association News

  • 2017 Alumni Summer Reunion

    Sep 18, 2017

    RAND alumni from every decade from the 1950s to the present gathered in June to for the third annual RAND Alumni Association summer reunion.

  • Family of Alumnus Makes Donation to RAND Archives

    Sep 18, 2017

    The family of alumnus Victor Jackson, who passed away in April, has made a generous donation to the RAND Archives, including first edition RAND books from their father’s library as well as a trove of historical RAND memorabilia and photographs.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • Drones Could Deliver Change to Africa

    Nov 17, 2017

    Drones have potential on the African continent to transform urban and rural infrastructure and enhance agricultural productivity. But deployment of drones in Africa still faces technological, economic, social, and legal and regulatory challenges.

  • Broken Border or Broken Policy?

    Nov 17, 2017

    What does a secure land border look like? The U.S. government's inability to definitively answer this question has left the U.S. trapped in a vicious cycle, where every decade the perception that the border with Mexico is not secure enough leads Congress to invest heavily in resources on the border—with mixed results.

  • Why a Lack of STEM Teachers Could Jeopardise the Canada 2067 Vision

    Nov 17, 2017

    The future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning relies heavily on a strong STEM teaching workforce, but education systems around the world face significant challenges attracting, training and keeping STEM teachers. To inspire the next generation we need to tackle the teacher shortage.

  • How Hot Is Too Hot? Rising Temperatures and the Workplace

    Nov 16, 2017

    Climate change is here. Future extreme heat waves are a given and will likely grow in intensity, geographic reach and duration. Plans need to be made now to ensure survival of the poorest, to protect outdoor workers and to adapt economic planning to what is increasingly becoming a hotter planet.

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