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Featured Initiative: Alumni Impact Fund

  • Donate to the 2018 Alumni Impact Fund

    May 14, 2018

    The Alumni Impact Fund is an opportunity for the entire RAND family to help extend the impact of top-flight RAND research and analysis. Contribute to the 2018 campaign today.

From the RAA President

  • Issue 77 of the Alumni Bulletin: Fall 2018

    In the latest issue of the Alumni Bulletin: A look into RAND's 70th anniversary celebration at the RAA summer reunion; RAND welcomes new vice president of development; a new fund that will support high-quality research on gun violence; and more.

Alumni Association News

  • Photo Gallery: Alumni Celebrate RAND's 70th Anniversary

    Sep 24, 2018

    RAND alumni from every decade from the 1950s to the present gathered in June at RAND's Santa Monica headquarters campus to celebrate RAND's 70th anniversary. See photographs from the event.

  • RAND Welcomes New VP of Development

    Sep 24, 2018

    RAND recently welcomed Brandon Baker at the new vice president of development. He will set strategy for philanthropic investment at RAND in this newly created position.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • Assessing Recent Developments in Indonesian Maritime Security

    Oct 12, 2018

    Despite a daunting set of maritime challenges, Indonesia has placed renewed emphasis on maritime security governance. While the programs in place may take decades to bear fruit, Indonesia is on the path to securing the waterways and infrastructure so key to its overall economic development.

  • The Potential for Early Years Programmes to Close the Disadvantage Gap Is Under-Examined

    Oct 12, 2018

    Many schools are looking to close the disadvantage gap in their communities, but they need more evidence about what actually works. Research that helps policymakers and practitioners understand how early years interventions can promote equity and close the disadvantage gap is needed.

  • A Threat to Immigrant Health Care with Potential Consequences for All

    Oct 12, 2018

    The proposed changes to the “public charge” rule could jeopardize decades of progress towards improved health care access and health for immigrants and U.S. citizens. Negative effects may include worse health outcomes, increased use of emergency rooms, and increased prevalence of communicable diseases.

  • In Opioid Policy, One Size Does Not Fit All

    Oct 12, 2018

    Congress is addressing the opioid epidemic through new legislation intended to increase access to treatment using medications such as methadone and buprenorphine. Further investments may be required to make counseling more available, increase Medicaid reimbursement for drug treatment, and reduce the stigma associated with mental health treatment.

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