Admissions Events

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Pardee RAND Graduate School hosts admissions events each fall that provide an overview of the Ph.D. in Policy Analysis, the admissions process, and our degree requirements. Attendees also have an opportunity to hear current students describe their experiences and share their own perspectives on the program. Our webinars are interactive and we encourage questions.

If you were unable to make any of the sessions we held, you can request a recording of any or all of them.

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Traditional Information Sessions

An Overview of Pardee RAND

On October 13 and November 10, our Assistant Dean of Admissions, Stefanie Howard, as well as current students, faculty, and alumni presented an overview of Pardee RAND Graduate School, the admissions process, and more.

Topic-Focused Discussions

Prototyping the Future: Imagine a World...

On October 15, the directors of the Technology Applications and Implications stream, Todd Richmond and Osonde Osoba, discussed why techies should get a policy Ph.D., what Pardee RAND is doing with robotics, and more.

Rigorous Policy Analysis for a Complex World

On October 29, the director of the Research, Analysis, and Design Stream, Philip Armour, and a panel of current students and a recent alum discussed their experiences tackling complex policy problems through multidisciplinary, cutting-edge research at Pardee RAND and beyond.

Beyond Policy, Ensuring Implementation

On November 6, the director of the Community Partnered Policy and Action stream, Cynthia Gonzalez, and the School's Redesign Director, Martin Iguchi, discussed policy implementation hurdles; two current students joined them for the talk.