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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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Ocean business advantage

MBS alumnus Brady Davis ’17 is using his business education to help advance the ocean economy. He is activity coordinator at New England Ocean Cluster (NEOC), a Portland, Maine-based business incubator and hub for companies that draw on the ocean as a resource for their products, services and ideas. NEOC aims to foster collaborative relationships […]

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Professional Development

  MBS students got valuable career advice last fall when the business school held information and networking sessions with Maine professionals in the accounting and finance fields. Each event featured a panel of professionals — including MBS alumni — from both the private and public sectors who described their firms, offered advice about job searches, […]

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Protecting Privacy

MBS alumna Shelbe Lane Moore ’13 is using her business degree to play an important role in the healthcare industry. She is a privacy compliance coordinator at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, New Hampshire, where she works to maintain the privacy and security of patient health information by ensuring that practitioners and staff comply with local, state […]

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Author, alumnus heals himself

Dan Sullivan had a lot on his plate. In addition to pursuing a degree in management and serving as goaltender for the University of Maine ice hockey team, he struggled with Attention Deficit Disorder. Now the 2013 MBS alumnus has published a book about his ADD diagnosis, his experience with prescription medications including Adderall, and […]

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