August | Volume 41 | Number 4

August 2014

The following table of contents lists articles in the August 2014 print edition of OR/MS Today.You may follow any of the linked titles to read those items in their entirety. For quick navigation you may jump directly to any of the following sections:


Special Issue: Innovative Education

‘Big data’ and the analytics course

By Peter C. Bell
Given student expectations and industry demands, it’s time to re-frame content to make analytics course big-data friendly.

Gaming: Learning at play

By Elizabeth Bartels
An inside look at the design and analysis of games – serious teaching tools for poorly structured problems.

Sparking O.R. flame in high schools

By Daria Terekhov, Maliheh Aramon Bajestani and Tony T. Tran
The Operations Research Challenge (TORCH) contest lights up prep students’ interest in profession.

The rewards of teaching

By Alexandra Newman
A personal journey from applied math major intent on an industry job to award-winning career in academia.

You’ve got your degree. Now what?

By Peter Horner
Recruiting exec Linda Burtch says analytics job opportunities have never been better, but don’t stop learning.