A monitor has been placed in the breakout room, B35a. This is a 17 inch flat panel display. I have seen people trying to gather around a single laptop monitor while working in groups. This display will allow a group to view the same laptop screen more comfortably.
In keeping with the SOM tradition, the 2002 SOM Olympics are underway. These hotly contested games allow 1st year and 2nd year aggression to duke it out in a winner-take-all battle of the classes. More students are currently needed to volunteer as coordinators for individual events.
Since the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984, sales of generic drugs have increased dramatically. The share of generic drugs has more than doubled - from nineteen percent of all drugs sold in 1984 to forty-four percent in 1997.
Nuclear power represents an efficient energy source, but what to do with spent nuclear fuel? Stockpiling nuclear waste at existing or closed reactors represents a temporary solution, but eventually all that waste has to go somewhere - but where?
The Tennessee Valley Authority, as an independent federal corporation governed by a three-person board, able to set prices in the context of legal monopoly, made large scale investment decisions in the 1980's based on erroneous projections of technology and market growth for electricity.