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Apr 18, 2014

Business leaders and the Smith School’s top faculty joined together to discuss new strategies and current trends in today’s business world. Each year, the school hosts the Smith School Business Summit (SSBS) to spark an exchange of ideas between faculty and the region’s top business leaders.

Apr 18, 2014
Community

Bob Hisaoka

From co-owning some of the nation’s largest car dealerships to owning a Chicago-style hot dog restaurant franchise to working with dozens of charities to serving on the Smith School’s board of advisors, Robert G. Hisaoka ’79 has done it all. Now, he can add distinguished alumnus to his list of accomplishments and accolades. 

Apr 18, 2014
Community

Symptoms resulting from a bioterrorism attack could be alarmingly similar to those of the flu. A computer model developed by Sean Barnes, assistant professor of operations management, aims to identify one from the other by their very different transmission dynamics. 

Barnes built his original simulation model for his dissertation as a mathematics PhD student at the University of Maryland (2012) to help public health officials seeing the two scenarios play out and determine which they

Apr 18, 2014
Community

Your friends say a lot about you — and can even determine whether you can get a loan. That’s the finding of new research from Siva Viswanathan, associate professor of decision, operations and information technologies. 

Apr 17, 2014

Malcolm Gillian

Malcolm Gillian ’95, MBA ’00, has always been a snappy dresser. That’s what you’d expect of the CEO of Second Button, a bespoke shirt company headquartered in New York City. 

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