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  • Issue 93 of the Alumni Bulletin: July 2023

    In the latest issue of the Alumni Bulletin: RAND alumni summer reunion; Jason Matheny speaks about AI to Senate subcommittee; Pardee RAND students explore trade-offs for Ukraine's recovery; In memoriam: Newton Minow, former RAND chair and FCC chair; and more.

Alumni Association News

  • RAND Alumni Summer Reunion

    RAND alumni gathered in June to reconnect with friends and welcome the newest members of the alumni community. More than 135 participants joined us in Santa Monica for good food, conversation, and camaraderie.

    Jul 7, 2023

  • Jason Matheny Speaks About AI to Senate Subcommittee

    On April 19, RAND's president and CEO Jason Matheny testified about the challenges and opportunities of artificial intelligence facing the U.S. Department of Defense.

    Jul 7, 2023

  • Pardee RAND Students Explore Trade-Offs for Ukraine's Recovery

    As the war in Ukraine drags on, decisions about reconstruction loom large. A new RAND report examines the trade-offs when it comes to determining how to prioritize reconstruction efforts, when to start the recovery process, and who might provide funding.

    Jul 7, 2023

  • In Memoriam: Newton Minow, Former RAND Chair and FCC Chair

    Newton Minow, an attorney and former chair of the Federal Communications Commission, passed away in May. He served on RAND's board of trustees from 1965 to 1997, a tenure that included a term as chair. He was 97.

    Jul 7, 2023

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • North Korea's Satellite Launch: Part of a Bigger Problem for Kim Jong-un?

    On November 21, North Korea made its third attempt of 2023 to launch a reconnaissance satellite despite this launch violating multiple U.N. Security Council resolutions and despite the urging of many other countries. It may well have been a desperate move by North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un.

    Dec 4, 2023

  • Displaced in Gaza: The Least-Bad Option

    There is currently no good option for protecting civilians amid the Israel-Hamas war. But the least-bad option is to keep civilians in southern Gaza—and provide protection and humanitarian assistance where they are.

    Dec 4, 2023

  • Can NATO Supercharge Military Greening?

    NATO has taken significant steps to reduce environmental impacts of military activities and has set voluntary emissions reduction targets for its member states. By leveraging its existing standardization processes to encompass a wider range of equipment, supplies, and practices, NATO can solidify its role as the preeminent military leader on climate.

    Dec 1, 2023

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