SOE faculty Jim McConnon helps coordinate the Maine Black Bear Business Conference

Jim helped organize the UMaine Alumni Association sponsored conference “Making it in Maine – Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Technology” which was held April 25th at the Buchanan Alumni House on Campus. Dr. McConnon also served as a panelist during the conference which was designed to bring together UMaine faculty, economic development staff, students, and successful entrepreneurs […]

Read more

Governor LePage cites Professor Gabe’s report on the maple syrup industry

At a Blaine House event, the Governor touted the industry by citing Todd Gabe’s new study highlighting the economic impact of Maine’s Maple Industry. “Maine’s maple industry contributes an estimated $27.7 million directly to the Maine economy,” said Governor LePage. “The new study also shows that Maine’s maple industry has an annual statewide economic contribution, […]

Read more

Sharon Tisher writes Op-ed for BDN

Maine should lead Washington on climate policy argue Sharon Tisher and Peter Mills in this recent Op-ed for the Bangor Daily News: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/12/24/opinion/maine-should-lead-washington-on-climate-policy/?ref=search

Read more