Maine Business School

Entsminger interviewed by Mainebiz on booming agritourism business

Mainebiz interviewed Jason Entsminger, an assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation and small business specialist with University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Business School. Entsminger said the business landscape for agriculture in Maine is rapidly changing as people seek to reconnect with traditional, slow-food ways of life and farmers find new ways to […]

Read more

Android co-founder headlining Maine Innovation Exchange

Entrepreneurs seeking ideas, support networks and resources for revolutionizing their business and adapting to an evolving economy are invited to attend the Maine Innovation Exchange, headlined by Android co-founder and venture capitalist Rich Miner and TimberHP President and CEO Joshua Henry.   The Maine Innovation Exchange will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Thursday, June […]

Read more

Country Folks Grower cites Entsminger’s presentation at recent farmers, gardeners workshop

Country Folks Grower followed an informational presentation from Jason Entsminger, a University of Maine assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation, UMaine Cooperative Extension assistant professor and small business specialist. Entsminger presented at a Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners workshop on the challenges of farm employers to offer benefits that allow their workplace to compete with […]

Read more

A photo of a student and diploma holder at commencement

UMaine graduates celebrated during 2024 commencement ceremony

Brig. Gen. Diane Dunn, adjutant general of the Maine National Guard and commissioner of the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management, told University of Maine’s newest graduates to continue in an endless pursuit of knowledge, find passion in their work and live their lives in service of others.  “I know the words — learn, […]

Read more

A photo of students attending UMaine's Student Symposium

UMaine recognizes top student research and creative projects at 2024 symposium

More than 1,000 student researchers, co-authors, faculty, staff, event sponsors and community members celebrated student achievement at the 2024 University of Maine Student Symposium for Research and Creative Activity on April 12. Among the 350 projects featured, 35 earned awards.  The ninth annual symposium connected the public with UMaine student researchers and scholars who presented […]

Read more

A photo of students walking outside during commencement

UMaine 2024 commencement ceremonies are May 3-4; UMaine Machias on May 5

The University of Maine’s 2024 commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students will be May 3-4 at Harold Alfond Sports Arena. The Graduate School Commencement begins at 4 p.m. May 3, featuring an address by Stephanie Seguino, professor emerita at the University of Vermont and UMaine alumna. More than 500 graduate students are expected to […]

Read more

O’Reilly co-authors opinion article in Sports Business Journal

University of Maine Dean of the Graduate School of Business Norm O’Reilly co-authored an opinion article for Sports Business Journal (SBJ), titled “Technology and knowing nothing: A contemporary conundrum.” The article is about the ever-changing reality of sports technology, and how new, innovative methods quickly become obsolete. 

Read more

Provide input on Maine Outdoor Recreation Economy Roadmap April 23

Hikers, hunters, educators, business owners and any other types of outdoor enthusiasts are invited to contribute their perspectives to the Maine Outdoor Recreation Economy Roadmap. The University of Maine, Maine Outdoor Brands and the Maine Office of Outdoor Recreation are hosting a workshop at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23 in Rangeley Hall at Eastern […]

Read more