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CBA Professors' Study Shows Veterans Earn More than Non-Veterans

CBA Professors' Study Shows Veterans Earn More than Non-Veterans

Military veterans are faring better in the workplace than their non-veteran counterparts. In fact, between 2005 and 2015, veterans’ average hourly wages were nearly $5 higher — at almost $26 an hour — compared to $21 an hour for non-veterans. Those findings, and more, by faculty economists Dr. Francesco Renna and Dr. Amanda Weinstein, at The University of Akron are discussed in their paper, The Veteran Wage Differential.

Winner of Ben Auburn Award in Cultural Criticism announced May 3

Winner of Ben Auburn Award in Cultural Criticism announced May 3

Jackson Gagne (pictured second from the right), a junior majoring in international business, is this year’s winner of the Ben Auburn Award in Cultural Criticism. The award was presented May 3 at the Honors Complex. The title of his short story was “The Foxes and the Wildcats.” Gagne received a $500 cash prize.

CBA Alum Ahmed Recognized at Ohio State

CBA Alum Ahmed Recognized at Ohio State

Ohio State has recognized CBA alum Zia Ahmed as one of 12 staff members worthy of a 2019 Distinguished Staff Award. A two-time CBA graduate, Ahmed earned his B.S. degree in Information Systems Management in 2001 and his MBA (Electronic Business) degree in 2004. He had served as Director of UA dining services before going to Ohio State, where he is the Senior Director of Dining Services. Read more…

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