Alumni Events

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Previous Events

  • Books in prison, concept of freedom of thought, photo by tapui/AdobeStock

    Expanding Education and Employment Opportunities for Inmates and Ex-offenders

    Sep 21, 2019

    Contributions to the Alumni Impact Fund are helping RAND researchers advance education opportunities and career prospects for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals. Join RAND for a brunch discussion with the current AIF recipients. [Santa Monica, CA]

  • Healthcare, opioid epidemic and drug abuse concept with the map of USA filled with oxycodone and hydrocodone pharmaceutical pills on the American flag, photo by Victor Moussa/AdobeStock

    Solving the Opioid Crisis

    Sep 12, 2019

    Join us for a discussion with RAND experts who are working to model the comprehensive opioid ecosystem and help reverse the tide of this critical challenge. [Washington, D.C.]

  • RAND & Pardee RAND Alumni Summer Reunion

    Jun 20, 2019

    Come reunite with alumni from all eras. The summer reunion is a chance for RAND and Pardee RAND alumni to connect with colleagues past and present, reminisce with friends, and meet the newest members of the community. [Santa Monica, CA]

  • American and North Korean flags facing opposite directions

    Understanding and Shaping the Ongoing Korea Crisis

    Mar 26, 2018

    Upon return from his latest trip to the Korean Peninsula, RAND's Bruce Bennett will offer RAND alumni and supporters his analysis of the recent appearance of a détente between North and South Korea. He also will explain U.S. options for shaping the ongoing crisis and suggest new opportunities to pressure North Korea toward denuclearization. [Santa Monica, CA]

  • Chess pieces painted in the European Union and Union Jack flags, representing Brexit negotiations.

    After Brexit: Economic Prospects for the UK, EU, and U.S.

    Mar 20, 2018

    The United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union in March, 2019, but there is uncertainty about whether the break will be "soft," "hard," or even final. Ambassador Charles Ries and RAND senior economist Howard Shatz will discuss Brexit options and how they could impact U.S. economic, foreign policy, and security interests. [Washington, D.C.]

  • Community-Led Programs to Counter Violent Extremism

    Sep 27, 2017

    Community-led programs that focus on countering violent extremism are critical in the fight against radicalization. Todd Helmus will give RAND Alumni Association members and Pardee RAND Graduate School alumni an update on RAND's Program Evaluation Toolkit for Countering Violent Extremism. [Santa Monica, CA]

  • Birthday candles on cupcakes representing the number 25

    2017 Alumni Summer Reunion

    Jun 21, 2017

    This year’s alumni reunion and homecoming will celebrate the RAND Alumni Association’s first 25 years and offer a peek into the future.

  • A gloved hand holding a petri dish containing bacteria spores

    Event Podcast: RAND's Role in Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance

    Apr 4, 2017

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a complex problem, and RAND research calculated costs associated with disruptions to labor force supply would amount to almost $6 trillion globally over the next four decades if today’s levels of infection and resistance are maintained. Join Dean Susan L. Marquis and policy analyst Jirka Taylor for a conversation about the need for a holistic approach to address AMR.

  • A green maze of clipped green topiary hedges

    Santa Monica Event: Dealing with Uncertainty and Navigating the Future

    Mar 28, 2017

    A hands-on event to experience the methods RAND researchers use to help decisionmakers navigate into the future. Learn how RAND uses serious games and new scenario-based tools to help inform decisions under conditions of deep uncertainty.

  • Flags, dice and game pieces representing tanks on a map

    Event Podcast: Gaming How to Keep Putin at Bay

    Oct 26, 2016

    RAND Center for Gaming codirector David Shlapak discusses RAND's use of games to improve decisionmaking. He will talk about a series of war games RAND conducted in the spring of 2014, after Russia seized Crimea, to examine the threat Russia may present to NATO's Baltic members.

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