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Turning Trash into Electricity

Recently I had the opportunity to tour the Covanta “waste-to-energy” facility in Montgomery County, Md., where I saw first-hand how one county’s trash is converted to electrical power, economically and practically pollution-free. Montgomery County’s 1,800 tons of garbage per day are collected at a transfer station and shipped to the Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) in …

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WSJ: Business (and Tech) Grads “Struggle for Written Words”

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Diana Middleton writes about a trend in M.B.A. programs to rev up students’ writing skills by hiring special coaches. Successful written communication is hard to quantify, although readers know it when they see it.  According to one measure, the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) essay, scores dropped significantly …

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