Dr. Jason Harkins and Dr. Pank Agrrawal volunteer with Junior Achievement of Maine

Business Faculty Volunteer with Junior Achievement

On May 20, Dr. Pank Agrrawal and Dr. Jason Harkins spent time volunteering at Leonard Middle School in Old Town for their JA (Junior Achievement) in a Day. Junior Achievement’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed. The organization realizes that mission through the inspiration and guidance of community volunteers who share […]

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MBA and Maine Law class

MBA and Maine Law: Leaders in Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Dr. Jason Harkins, Associate Dean of the Maine Business School and the Graduate School of Business, is leading the way for interdisciplinary collaboration with his work with the Maine Law School. Over the past year and a half, Dr. Harkins has worked closely with Professor Andrew Kaufman, Professor of Practice and Coordinator of the Business […]

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Dr. Pank Agrrawal, Salgo Professor

New Salgo Professor

The Maine Business School has a new Salgo Professor: Dr. Pankaj Agrrawal. Nicolas M. Salgo bequeathed a gift to the University of Maine in December 1967 to enhance the reputation and visibility of the then-College of Business Administration. The Professorship of Business Administration was born from that gift. The individuals selected for this professorship are […]

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Welcoming new faculty to the Donald P. Corbett Business Building at UMaine

Welcoming 9 New Business Faculty

On this first week of fall 2021, the Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business are now home to over 1,600 students at the BSBA and MBA levels of study. “We are grateful that we are also welcoming new faculty to our ranks to reach these students and foster their growth and progress to […]

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Stefano Tijerina New Book

Stefano Tijerina Authors New Book

Stefano Tijerina, Ph.D., has authored his first book. Recently published by the University of Toronto Press,  Opportunism and Goodwill: Canadian Business Expansion in Colombia, 1867-1979 explores the dynamics of the economic relationship between Canada and Colombia that is largely overlooked by historians and social scientists. Dr. Tijerina is a Lecturer of Management in the Maine […]

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Eight New Faculty Join MBS

In addition to a class of incoming students, there are plenty of other new faces roaming the halls of DP Corbett. Eight new faculty members have joined the MBS team – six based in Orono and two based in Portland. JOHN N. ANGELIS Visiting Assistant Professor of Operations Management Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2009 […]

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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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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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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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