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MBS Students Make Waves at the CSRI Case Competition

This March, three outstanding undergraduate students from the Maine Business School participated in the prestigious College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Case Competition at the University of South Carolina. Grace Harmatys, Lucas Ronco, and Cooper Williams, representing UMaine’s Sport Management major, showcased their academic prowess and practical skills in addressing pertinent issues within collegiate athletics. Dr. […]

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MaineMBA Award Winners

Third Annual MaineMBA Alumni Awards & Business Forum

The third annual MaineMBA Alumni Awards & Business Forum honored six alumni and featured two guest speakers. Michael Bourque, president and CEO of MEMIC, and Amanda Rector, Maine State Economist, spoke about turbulence and resilience.  “This year’s event was our best yet, with six award winners recognized and attending the event at the Maine Center […]

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Dr. Xinhui "Gabe" Huang

Welcoming Xinhui “Gabe” Huang to MBS

Xinhui “Gabe” Huang joined MBS in January as an Assistant Professor in Finance. Dr. Huang earned his Ph.D. at Texas A&M International University. His teaching areas include intro to finance, financial management, and corporate finance. What inspired you to become a professor? My master’s study advisor, Dr. Pavlo Tsebro, has been a shining example for […]

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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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Grace Harmatys at her short-term internship at Blaze Partners

Benefits of a Short-Term Internship

For students who can’t fit an entire semester- or summer-long internship into their lives, a short-term—or micro—internship can be a fulfilling experience. Like many students, Grace Harmatys, a senior management student from Livermore, Maine, relies on her summer job to help pay for school. “I’ve been hesitant to get a summer internship,” she says. “But […]

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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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Jane Blanchard at Unum

Internship Story: Jane Blanchard at Unum

Jane Blanchard, a junior studying Marketing and Management at the Maine Business School, tapped her network to learn about Unum’s internship program. “Everyone I spoke with throughout the interview process was kind, accommodating, and helpful,” she says. “That helped me determine that Unum would be a good fit for me.” How did you hear about […]

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