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UMaine MBA Program named #28 in CEO Magazine’s 2019 Global Online MBA rankings

The University of Maine’s MBA Program has been named #28 in CEO Magazine’s 2019 Global MBA rankings. “This global ranking further recognizes our online MBA as being among the best graduate business programs in the world,” says Michael Weber, dean of the UMaine Graduate School of Business. This is the Maine Business School’s first appearance […]

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MBS professor secures MTI grant for innovative product

The unsettling realization that people can exit a bathroom or public restroom with more germs than when they entered was the inspiration for a new product that was recently awarded a grant from the Maine Technology Institute (MTI). Mathew Graham, assistant professor of management information systems in the Maine Business School at the University of […]

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Alumna Knows Networking Works

The adage, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” is jokingly tossed around business circles, but bank vice president, brewery board member and Maine Business School alumna Kelly Dorsey ’08 believes the maxim has merit. The Brunswick, Maine native grew up knowing she wanted to study business. “I wanted to make sure I […]

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Students research, implement management information systems for Maine businesses

MBA students in BUA 605 led by professor Nory Jones are helping connect Maine businesses to their customers. The class, Creating and Capturing Value in the Digital Economy, is designed to help graduate students understand the role and importance of effective management information systems (MIS). “This course represents an integration of concepts and principles in […]

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Trading in GAAP for LARP: MBS accounting faculty pens second novel

David Barrett, lecturer of accounting at the Maine Business School, has released his second fantasy novel, More Fun and Games. The tale, which follows the adventures of a group of friends who have been transported into their live-action role playing game, is the continuation of the young adult series’ first installment, It’s All Fun and […]

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Alumnus makes aquaculture a way of life

Most Maine Business School (MBS) students want to make some green after college, but few take it as literally as Todd Jagoutz ’01. Jagoutz’s Biddeford-based company, Sea Greens Farms, is on the forefront of aquaculture processing, research and development, and distribution. And like the seeded lines of his kelp farm off Maine’s southern coast, Jagoutz’s […]

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Business ventures across the pond: MBA students visit London and Ireland

The intricacies of international business, and Maine’s interactions with the UK and Ireland were the focus of University of Maine MBA students who traveled to London and Dublin last May as part of BUA 596. Nory Jones, UMaine professor of MIS, and Richard Borgman, professor of finance, led the BUA 596 trip that included 10 […]

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Gilbert named dean of MBS Undergraduate School of Business

Faye Gilbert, dean of the College of Business and Economic Development and a professor of marketing at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been named dean of the Undergraduate School of Business in the Maine Business School, effective March 1. She joins J. Michael Weber, dean of the Graduate School of Business, who is based […]

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Real world lessons

When she’s not teaching marketing at MBS, cooperating faculty member Cintia Miranda is running Pulse Marketing Agency, the company she founded in Bangor, Maine, in 2009. As a professional marketer, she is able to bring the real world into her classroom on a daily basis. “Since I live and breathe marketing in some shape or form, […]

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A SPIFFY Student Leader

Abigail Bennett ’18 is one of a handful of women who have co-led SPIFFY (Student Portfolio Investment Fund), the Maine Business School’s popular student-run investment club that manages nearly $3 million of the University of Maine Foundation’s $230 million endowment portfolio. Since SPIFFY was created in 1993, six women have served as co-president, most recently […]

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