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Apr 18, 2014
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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 18, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Smith a Catalyst to Better Performing State-Run Exchanges 

States’ health insurance exchanges recovered faster than the federal government's health insurance marketplace after both stumbled out of the gate last fall.

Apr 18, 2014
Community

Do you have a child, sibling or family member who has started to think about college? Last semester, the school hosted the Smith Alumni & Family Open House to help the family navigate the college admission process.

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