Trevor Morrison studying abroad in Germany

Trevor Morrison: Studying Abroad in Germany

Trevor Morrison, a senior from Hancock, Maine, spent the fall 2023 semester studying abroad at the University of Mannheim in Germany. A recipient of the Gilman Scholarship, Trevor stepped out of his comfort zone and learned much about himself during his semester abroad. What is the Gilman Scholarship? The Gilman Scholarship is a grant program […]

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Adria LaRose, Esquire

Welcoming Adria LaRose to MBS

Adria LaRose, Esq., joined the Maine Business School faculty in the fall of 2023. Originally from Missouri, Adria spent many years in San Francisco before moving to Maine.  What inspired you to become a professor?  I discovered I really enjoyed teaching! As a practicing attorney, one of my favorite parts of my job was counseling […]

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Business of Blueberries

The Business of Blueberries

A cohort of Maine Business School students spent the fall 2023 semester helping Jasper Wyman & Son solve a real-world business problem—what to do with blueberry byproducts. The Business of Blueberries class is an advanced Research Learning Experience (RLE), meaning students are engaged in meaningful research work throughout the semester.  “This is not your typical […]

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Waleed Rahmatullah

Alumni Profile: Waleed Rahmatullah

Waleed Rahmatullah, ’18, grew up in New York and Saudi Arabia. He moved to Maine soon after high school with his parents. He studied Management, Business Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship at the Maine Business School. Today, he works for Uber in New York City.  Why did you decide to go to the University of Maine […]

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Patti Miles and Meghan Gardner

MBS Appoints Associate and Assistant Deans of Business

The Maine Business School is pleased to announce that Dr. Patti Miles and Dr. Meghan Gardner have assumed the roles of Associate Dean and Assistant Dean of Business, respectively. Dr. Patti Miles, Professor of Management, has been Interim Associate Dean of Business since July 2022. She joined the MBS faculty in the fall of 2008 […]

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2023 Innovate for Maine Fellows

2023 Innovate for Maine Fellows

Nine Maine Business School students are participating in the 2023 Innovate for Maine Fellows program this summer. This internship program through the UMaine Foster Center for Innovation has been pairing students with innovative and growing companies since 2012. Emphasizing innovation and entrepreneurship, Innovate for Maine prepares student fellows to collaborate with companies on innovation projects […]

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Jason Harkins, Executive Dean

Jason Harkins: New Executive Dean of the Maine Business School

Dr. Jason Harkin, Associate Professor of Management, has been named the Executive Dean of the Maine Business School. Dr. Harkins has been the Interim Executive Dean since July 2022, and was the Associate Dean of Business before that. You can find the official announcement of his hire here. Read on to learn more about our […]

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2023 Awards Ceremony

2023 Honors & Awards

Each year the Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business honor students and faculty for their achievements. Each honoree receives a certificate, blue cords to wear at graduation, and a locally-crafted paddle to commemorate their award. We’re elated to announce the honorees of our Spring 2023 awards: Academic Achievement AwardsThis award is given to […]

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SPIFFY students attend Quinnipiac’s GAME Forum

Sixteen Maine Business School student members of the Student Portfolio Investment Fund (SPIFFY) student organization spent March 30 and 31 attending Quinnipiac’s Global Asset Management Education (GAME) Forum in New York City. “After a three-year Covid-related hiatus, it was great to enjoy an in-person conference again,” says Dr. Sebastian Lobe, SPIFFY faculty advisor. The GAME […]

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