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October 2018

Fifth Annual March Against Domestic Violence

October 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
On the Mall in front of Fogler Library, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The fifth annual March Against Domestic Violence will take place Oct. 3 on the Mall in front of Fogler Library. The march, which begins at noon, is sponsored by the Maine Business School (MBS) Corps, which partnered with UMaine Athletics, Student Life, Partners for Peace and other organizations. Following the march, remarks will be made by Robert Dana, vice president for student life and dean of students at UMaine; Amanda Cost, facilitative director at Partners for Peace; representatives from several…

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November 2018

Book Signing: Knowledge Transfer and Innovation by Nory Jones and John Mahon

November 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University Bookstore, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University Bookstore is hosting a book signing event for Knowledge Transfer and Innovation by Maine Business School professors Nory Jones and John Mahon. The book's premise is that innovation is key to the success of any business, and it covers how to understand and respond to the puzzle of innovation.   According to the publisher, "This book demonstrates how managers can use and transfer knowledge more effectively to stimulate innovation in their organization in order to increase their competitive advantage.  …

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March 2019

America East Hackathon 2019 (Hack AE)

March 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - March 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, 04469 United States

Hack AE is a 24-hour civic hackathon designed to bring America East students together to build software and hardware projects that address real-world challenges facing our neighborhoods, cities, states and country. Hack AE 2019 turns its focus to the small farmers and other independent agricultural and agricultural-dependent businesses. This year’s event will bring together cross-disciplinary skill sets from across the northeast to address the integration of tech-savvy skills with the economic conditions of small agricultural businesses. Spectators and the public…

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Greenlight Maine Collegiate Finale

March 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hauck Auditorium, Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States

University of Maine student entrepreneurs working with UMaine's Foster Center for Student Innovation have won all three finalist spots in the college competition of Greenlight Maine, a business competition television show. The finalists will represent their companies — Ferda Farms, KinoTek and RentScore — and compete live for the grand prize of $25,000. This event is free and open to the public.  

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Pets 4 Vets

March 31, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
New Balance Field House, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Pets 4 Vets, a benefit dodgeball tournament and bake sale to raise money for service dogs for veterans, will feature teams of four; the registration fee is $5 per person or $20 per team, which includes local, homemade items from the “wicked good bake sale” table. There also will be a guest speaker. Proceeds will support SOS: Salute of Service, a Searsport-based organization that provides and trains dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and injuries. The event is sponsored…

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April 2019

Thriving Under Thirty

April 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Donald P. Corbett Business Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Four Maine entrepreneurs will talk about their businesses and how they achieved success in the first event of the Maine Business School Executive Speaker Series. Featuring Noah Bissell of Bissell Brothers Brewing Co., Kate McAleer of Bixby & Co. craft chocolates, and Jack and Max Barber of Mainely Burgers, the panel discussion will be followed by a question-and-answer session. This event is free and open to the public.  The Maine Business School Executive Speaker Series highlights today’s outstanding business leaders to…

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