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:

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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.
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Gaming: Learning at play

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