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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 Need for Superpowers to Embrace a Vision of World Affairs

    Jun 21, 2018

    A superpower promulgates a conception of world affairs that attracts others, enabling it to advance its objectives and amplify its values far more than it could do on its own. Washington has a significant edge over Beijing in this regard.

  • Getting Doctors to Make Better Decisions Will Take More than Money and Nudges

    Jun 21, 2018

    While monetary incentives and behavioral nudges both have their strengths, neither is enough to reliably change clinician behavior and improve quality of care. Organizational culture provides another important lens to understand why clinicians are practicing in a certain way and to put forth more comprehensive, long-term solutions.

  • A Way Forward in Afghanistan: Q&A with Laurel Miller

    Jun 21, 2018

    As the United States approaches its 17th year of military involvement in Afghanistan, Laurel Miller, a senior foreign policy expert at RAND, describes the current situation and hopes for the future.

  • In Reckoning with Today's Truth Wars, Look to America's Past

    Jun 19, 2018

    The declining regard for factual evidence may be a defining characteristic of our current age. Previous eras suggest it is within society's power to restore respect for objective facts. Humankind just needs to put it on the agenda.

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