August | Volume 43 | Number 4

operations research education

The following table of contents lists articles in the August 2016 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

Learning by solving real problems

By Thomas W. Lucas
At the Naval Postgraduate School, students learn O.R. by doing O.R. that helps enhance the security of the U.S. and its allies.

Define analytics through students’ eyes

By Peter Bell
No matter how we define “analytics,” for EMBA students, often simple “analytics” adds value and this defines “success.”

Owl speaks lion

By Jeff Kline
Do’s and don’ts: How to communicate analytical results to senior decision-makers … and how not to.

UPS Prize finalists’ profiles

By Ramayya Krishnan, et al.
Trio of academic departments/programs recognized for effective preparation of O.R. students aiming at the practice sector.

Mandate for STEM educators

By Dursun Delen
Closing the analytics skill gap: providing students with the background needed for tomorrow’s analytics jobs.

O.R. without borders

By Mendsaikhan Sonomtseren, Altantsetseg Sodnomtseren & Khuslen Zorigt
INFORMS President Ed Kaplan, others join Mongolia’s strategic efforts to emphasize analytics in its education system.

Study of European O.R. education

By Jeroen Beliën, et al.
Preliminary insight reveals and addresses misalignment of student education with labor market demand.



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