Maine Business School

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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 […]

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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. 

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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 […]

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UMaine names 2024 Presidential Award recipients

The 2024 Presidential Awards recognize outstanding teaching in wildlife ecology, pioneering research in biodiversity, significant public engagement and research focused on voting, innovation in aquaculture and extraordinary impact on young entrepreneurs and communities across Maine.  Lindsay Seward, a principal lecturer in wildlife ecology, received the Presidential Outstanding Teaching Award. Brian McGill, professor of ecological modeling, […]

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Meet the 2024 Outstanding Graduating Students 

Twelve undergraduates have been named 2024 Outstanding Graduating Students at the University of Maine. Read their short biographies:   Tobey Crawford Connor Tobey Crawford Connor of Sullivan, Maine, is the Outstanding Graduating Student in the Division of Lifelong Learning. She is a university studies major in the Maine studies track. Connor completed an internship in […]

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Kian Murray: Outstanding Graduating Student

Kian Murray of Brunswick, Maine is the Outstanding Graduating Student in the Maine Business School. Murray is triple-majoring in business administration in marketing, finance and sport management; and has a dual degree in psychology with an abnormal/social concentration. Creating positive memories at UMaine by striving to find the fun moments in and out of the […]

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Victor Ostman: Outstanding Graduating International Student

Victor Ostman of Danderyd, Sweden is the Outstanding Graduating International Student in the Maine Business School. He is double-majoring in business administration in finance and in sport management, and is a member of the Men’s Ice Hockey team. Before joining UMaine in 2020, Ostman played in the U.S. Hockey League for the Chicago Steel. As […]

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Forty-one faculty members receive tenure and/or promotion

At the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias, 41 faculty members have received tenure and/or promotion this spring. The annual announcement recognizes outstanding achievement in teaching, scholarship and research, and community engagement. Tenure for 19 of the faculty members was approved by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees on April […]

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SPIFFY wins first place in worldwide portfolio competition

The Student Portfolio Investment Fund, also known as SPIFFY, won first place in a worldwide portfolio competition on March 22. The competition was part of the G.A.M.E. Forum XIII (Global Asset Management Education) held March 21-22 in New York City. During the event, 1,100 students from more than 125 universities interacted with industry leaders and […]

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