IBM CPLEX Studio has been free for faculty members for a while, and IBM offers not only CPLEX but many other software for free and for many platforms.
Recently, IBM has streamlined their IBM Academic Initiative systems and CPLEX is now free for faculty/researchers and students.
When preparing a new LaTeX manuscript, we often do not know to which journal it will be submitted. Then we need a nice style to present the content. Likewise to reports and the likes.
LaTeX offers its amsarticle document class, which is generally good. I mean generally because it can (and should) be improved to meet one’s needs.
My needs are satisfied with the following template, which modifies the margins and adds my usually needed packages.