Maine Business School

BDN interviews Entsminger on economic impact of Maine agritourism

Bangor Daily News interviewed Jason Entsminger, University of Maine Cooperative Extension assistant professor, small business specialist and Maine Business School assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation, on how Maine farms are increasing their economic impact in the state and nationally through agritourism. Agritourism can range from overnight stays on a farm to cutting down a […]

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Andie Lovejoy: Go-getter buoyed by lifelong love of business

Andie Lovejoy’s passion for business began with a lobster fishing license. Lobster fishing was a common activity in Lovejoy’s hometown in Down East Maine. Her grandfather owns a bait company and at just 8 years old, he bought Lovejoy and her cousin lobster fishing licenses so they could all fish together.   “That has to be […]

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University of Maine announces fall 2023 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 3,123 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the fall 2023 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 2,073 are from Maine, 1,050 are from 46 other states and 77 are from 33 countries other than the U.S. To be eligible for the full-time Dean’s List, a student […]

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O’Reilly discusses Ohtani joining the Dodgers with Inside Headline

Norm O’Reilly, dean of the University of Maine Graduate School of Business, spoke to Inside Headline about baseball star Shohei Ohtani’s decision to sign with the Los Angeles Dodgers instead of the Toronto Blue Jays. “We’ll all wonder about what it would have been. But I would never blame the club because there’s so many […]

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Top five UMaine news stories from 2023 

The past year has been a busy one for the University of Maine, and with the non-stop activity came numerous stories of student and faculty success, innovation, research with local and global impacts and exciting new services and facilities. As we look forward to 2024 and another year of accomplishments from and additions to the […]

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UMaine ranked among top institutions nationally in 2024 college guides

The University of Maine has once again been ranked among the best higher education institutions nationwide in multiple annual college guides. In the U.S. News and World Report 2024 Best Colleges, UMaine was featured in a list of top National Universities — those producing groundbreaking research and offering a full range of undergraduate, master’s and […]

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