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.
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.
At the end of the semester many students find that they need to find quick sources of tabular data to support a point in a presentation or paper. Data in Excel format on corporate finance, population statistics and industry market share are just a few clicks away.
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?
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.