More than 2.8 million men and women have served in the military since 9/11, and more than 50 percent face a period of unemployment when they leave. Jeff Wenger will explain how a tool developed by RAND can reduce veteran unemployment and job turnover for veterans who do find jobs.
On February 17, 2016, RAND hosted a special gathering to celebrate the life and legacy of Henry ("Harry") S. Rowen. An economist, national security expert, academician, and government official, Rowen served as the second president of RAND from 1967 to 1972.
At this exclusive Alumni event, Ian D. Coulter, Samueli Chair for Integrative Medicine, and Jeffrey Wasserman, Director, RAND Health, led a discussion on the place of complementary and alternative medicines within the health care system.
In a conversation at RAND on September 16, 2015, RAND senior economist Christine Eibner discussed her research on the Affordable Care Act and how support from the Alumni Impact Fund helped her communicate her results and frame the debate all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Alumni from across the decades of RAND came together on July 22 for a summer celebration. Former staff were joined by the newest class of RAND summer associates and their RAND researcher mentors, who shared the ideas that they are exploring now and the discoveries that they have already made.
In a conversation at RAND on April 18, 2015, RAND senior political scientist Lynn Davis discussed her research on drones and how support from the Alumni Impact Fund has helped her communicate her results and frame the debate.
On March 25, the RAND Alumni Association welcomed Brian Michael Jenkins, senior adviser to the RAND president, who has drawn on RAND research, some initiated decades ago, to respond to recent requests from the Pentagon, the State Department, the Intelligence Community, and the Hill.