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Featured Initiative: Alumni Impact Fund

  • Alumni Impact Fund 2016 - Winning Projects

    Mar 7, 2017

    The votes have been tallied and two projects have been awarded Alumni Impact Fund support. Congratulations to the recipients, and thanks to all who supported the 2016 Alumni Impact Fund campaign.

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Alumni Association News

  • Event Podcast: RAND's Role in Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance

    Apr 4, 2017

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a complex problem, and RAND research calculated costs associated with disruptions to labor force supply would amount to almost $6 trillion globally over the next four decades if today’s levels of infection and resistance are maintained. Join Dean Susan L. Marquis and policy analyst Jirka Taylor for a conversation about the need for a holistic approach to address AMR.

  • The Serious Role of Gaming at RAND

    Mar 23, 2017

    RAND uses gaming techniques to develop insights into a host of 21st century challenges. Join David Shlapak, codirector of the RAND Center for Gaming, to discuss the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations of using gaming in research. [Pittsburgh, PA]

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • How the West Can Press Putin to Keep Assad in Order

    Apr 24, 2017

    Moscow has achieved tactical successes in Syria, but without Western and regional help, its long-term strategic interests could be at risk. Denying strong evidence that the regime of Bashar al-Assad attacked civilians with sarin gas makes it harder for Moscow to obtain the Western and regional help it needs to secure its interests there.

  • What to Expect in the Middle East: Q&A with Dalia Dassa Kaye

    Apr 24, 2017

    Dalia Dassa Kaye explains why there's more to the Middle East than what appears in daily headlines, how RAND is working to help people in the region, and more.

  • Despite Promising Signs, China's North Korea Policy Unchanged

    Apr 24, 2017

    Official statements and public discussions on China's willingness to punish or otherwise influence North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a direction favorable to U.S. interests have been optimistic lately. But China's continued support of the North should temper expectations.

  • China's Role in Dissuading North Korea from a Chemical Weapons Attack

    Apr 24, 2017

    North Korea's brash pursuit of weapons of mass destruction and disregard for chemical weapons norms are enormously troubling. China's engagement will be essential in convincing Kim Jong Un that the use of chemical weapons is a red line that cannot be crossed.

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