What's Happening at the CBA
Parlayed by his patented finishing kick, former Akron All-American Clayton Murphy became the first United States men's 800-meter runner to win an Olympic medal since 1992, chasing down the bronze medal over the final 100 meters on the strength of the fifth-fastest time, 1:42.93, in American history, at the XXXI Summer Olympics on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.
Most people head to Jamaica for rest and relaxation on its sunny beaches and to enjoy the magnificent scenery. The UA students like Meaghan Rooney who spent their 2016 Spring Break in Jamaica had their fair share of fun as well. But they also had a mission to accomplish — service to others
Emmary Sharer, a Williams Honors Scholar with a dual major in marketing management and sales management, summa cum laude, was the student speaker at the Spring Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13, at 7 p.m.
For the third time in six years, a UA team won the tenth annual LaunchTown Northeast Ohio Student Entrepreneurship Competition, held April 19 at The Bit Factory in downtown Akron. LaunchTown is an idea competition open to graduate-student-led teams with awards going to the best ideas submitted for a new business, product or service. The winning team, called PolyLux, is comprised of Kaushik Mishra, a Ph.D. student in polymer science, and Prad Georges, a JD-MBA graduate working toward a master's in accountancy.
Bloomberg Businessweek has named The University of Akron’s College of Business Administration (CBA) among the nation’s best undergraduate business programs. UA’s business school ranks 98th on the 2016 Bloomberg list and in the top 50 among all public institutions. This marks the eighth consecutive year the CBA has been included on the list.
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