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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 74 of the Alumni Bulletin: Winter 2017

    In the latest issue of the Alumni Bulletin: A new exhibition traces the career of Merton Davies, a $3 million gift establishes the Chair in China Policy Studies, recapping One Night With RAND, and more.

Alumni Association News

  • Celebrating RAND's Partnership with the Air Force

    Dec 22, 2017

    RAND hosted One Night with RAND in November, a fundraising event bringing together leaders in business, government, academia, and philanthropy to pay tribute to the seven-decade relationship between RAND the U.S. Air Force.

  • Zwick Impact Fund Supports Autonomous Vehicle Research

    Dec 22, 2017

    New RAND research, supported with Zwick Impact funding, shows that putting self-driving cars on the road when they're moderately better than human drivers, but before they're perfect, could save hundreds of thousands of lives over time.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • Strategies to Help Young Adults Limit Negative Consequences of Marijuana Use

    Feb 19, 2018

    Young adults between the ages of 18 and 25 have been shown to be the most prevalent and problematic users of marijuana. There are proven strategies that they can use to help protect themselves from experiencing harmful effects.

  • Where Will ISIS Seek to Establish Its Next Safe Haven?

    Feb 19, 2018

    Many of ISIS's surviving fighters will seek out new battlefields to continue waging jihad. By coordinating with its allies around the globe, the U.S. could work to help alleviate the conditions that lead states to fail, making them less appealing as sanctuaries where terrorists can rest, rearm, and recuperate.

  • Israel Prepares to Take on Iran and Hezbollah in Syria

    Feb 19, 2018

    Clashes between Israeli, Iranian, and Syrian forces have injected new volatility into the Middle East. This increases the likelihood of miscalculation and escalatory military action across the region.

  • Expanding the ISIS Brand

    Feb 19, 2018

    Since its founding, the Islamic State has consistently expanded and contracted in order to achieve its objectives. To discern how ISIS might continue to expand, it makes sense to trace Al Qaeda's trajectory, which followed a similar pattern in the 2000s.

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