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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 76 of the Alumni Bulletin: Summer 2018

    In the latest issue of the Alumni Bulletin: A look into RAND's 70th anniversary celebrations; a tribute to Frank Carlucci and Charles Zwick; a summary of the Security 2040 initiative; and more.

Alumni Association News

  • Remembering Frank Carlucci and Charles Zwick

    Jun 22, 2018

    Two longtime RAND supporters recently passed away: Frank Carlucci and Charles Zwick.

  • Pardee RAND Celebrates Commencement

    Jun 22, 2018

    The Pardee RAND Graduate School recently hosted a weekend of festivities in honor of Commencement. The school welcomed more than 60 new members to the alumni community, awarding 31 doctoral degrees and 32 master’s degrees at the graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 16.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • The Rules of the Game: Reducing Antisocial Behaviour and Violence at Football Events

    Aug 14, 2018

    Violent behavior at football matches has garnered international media attention for decades even though the vast majority of matches pass without any significant violent incidents. Despite the widespread attention toward harmful behaviors, there is limited evidence on the effectiveness of current practices targeting negative fan behavior.

  • Here's How Russia Will Try to Interfere in the 2018 Elections

    Aug 14, 2018

    Russia will again threaten U.S. midterm elections in November, although by how much is unclear. The Trump administration is escalating pressure on the Kremlin over its interference in U.S. political life and U.S. social media companies are also taking action. Moscow might be more restrained this year, but it could be wilier.

  • The Military's Search for Innovation

    Aug 13, 2018

    Militaries have historically sought ways to incorporate new weapons, armaments and methods of fighting into their operations. As the United States military continues to vigorously pursue innovation, history has provided important lessons which can help guide future innovation efforts.

  • Approaching a 'New Normal': What the Drone Attack in Venezuela Portends

    Aug 13, 2018

    The August 4 attempt to assassinate Venezuelan President Maduro showed that drones are easy to use and difficult to defend against. Commercial off-the-shelf technology is easy to acquire. It is imperative that counter-terrorism specialists begin planning a robust response to the threat.

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