Events @ RAND Podcast Series

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  • Panel disucssion including Susan M. Marquis, Charlie Beck, Angela Hawken, and Joan Petersilia

    Commencement Weekend Policy Dialogue on Criminal Justice

    Jun 20, 2014

    In this podcast, recorded during the Pardee RAND Graduate School’s 2014 commencement weekend, Susan L. Marquis, the school’s dean, moderates a policy discussion on criminal justice with a panel of experts.

  • U.S. flag, stethoscope, currency

    The Affordable Care Act: Change Is the Only Constant

    Jun 12, 2014

    Listen as Leonard D. Schaeffer, founding chairman and CEO of WellPoint and RAND’s 2014 Williams Laureate, discusses the effects of the Affordable Care Act.

  • scientific illustration designed at RAND for Haskins Lecture

    Next: Breakthrough Technologies for National Security

    May 8, 2014

    Listen in as RAND’s 2014 Haskins Fellow Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, speaks on technology as a cornerstone of national security.

  • People in Sevastopol, Ukraine watch a broadcast of Russian President Putin's address to the Federal Assembly

    Russia: What Happened? What's Next?

    Apr 9, 2014

    In this April 2014 podcast, Olga Oliker discusses what Crimea—and Ukraine—mean for Moscow, for Kiev, and for Vladmir Putin, and the implications of Putin's actions for the U.S. and NATO.

  • Syrian refugees wave flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad

    Navigating Turmoil in the Middle East

    Mar 18, 2014

    Listen in on this joint RAND-Wilson Center panel discussion on new and ongoing U.S. foreign policy challenges in the Middle East.

  • damage from Northridge Earthquake, Calif., January 17, 1994

    Community Resilience

    Jan 23, 2014

    In this podcast, Anita Chandra describes simple steps that communities and organizations can take to help strengthen themselves against all kinds of disasters.

  • Economist  and Nobel Laureate Edmund Phelps

    RAND Distinguished Speaker Series: Edmund Phelps

    Nov 6, 2013

    The RAND Distinguished Speaker Series presents Nobel-prize winning economist Edmund Phelps, who discusses the effect of corporatist values on innovation and creativity.

  • two CCTV cameras and American flag illustration

    Security Versus Privacy?

    Oct 24, 2013

    At this October 2013 event, Henry Willis, director of the RAND Homeland Security and Defense Center, moderated a panel discussion on U.S. efforts to strike a balance among privacy, security, and liberty.

  • Reaper drone

    Events @ RAND Podcast: Drones

    Sep 25, 2013

    In September 2013, Ted Harshberger, director of RAND Project AIR FORCE, moderated a panel discussion on current military and nonmilitary use of drones and other potential applications.

  • a woman getting her blood pressure checked

    Women's Health

    Jun 27, 2013

    Listen in on this panel discussion featuring sociologist Chloe E. Bird on women's health, heart health, gender-based disparities in health care, and the need for gender-specific approaches to diagnosis and treatment.

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