The cover feature describes RAND research on preventing child abuse and neglect and improving outcomes for children in the U.S. child-welfare system. To commemorate RAND's 70th anniversary, a second feature article looks back on decades of innovation at RAND. The Voices column features Blas Nuñez-Neto on how to prioritize security at the U.S.–Mexico border. The Q&A with Osonde Osoba explores the human side of artificial intelligence. And the Giving column announces a generous $3 million philanthropic gift from Leonard D. Schaeffer to endow the RAND Medal Awards, which recognize those at RAND who make significant and inspiring contributions toward RAND's mission to improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis.
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