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James Bennett
"The raising of the veil confirmed what most had suspected — Facebook is a tremendously unique company in many respects. The number of users is staggering: 845 million monthly active users at the end of 2011, uploading more than 250 million photos on an average day. Users are eagerly embracing new ways of accessing Facebook; roughly half of active users access both at home and on mobile products. It has become an essential part of life for tens, if not hundreds, of millions of people."
Stuff the Trucks
On Sunday, March 4, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., members of the University of Southern Maine Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) team will be at the Scarborough Sam's Club to host the "Stuff the Trucks" Food and Fund Drive in support of Good Shepherd Food Bank.
Shakespeare on business — really? Shakespeare’s plays provide timeless insights for managers because so many deal with the dynamics of leadership — themes of power and its abuse, character and its flaws, ambition and its destructiveness, loyalty and its betrayal.
Seven USM Business students are finalists in the XFINITY Next Sports Media Star contest to win a job as a social media reporter for XFINITY/Comcast Sports! To give our students the most support- and the best chance at winning- we’re asking our USM faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community to vote now and vote often...
Dean Joseph McDonnell examines the latest state-university partnership between New York City and Cornell University and the importance of such relationships in growing a state's economy....
Breakfast with Charlie 2012
On January 10, Professor Charlie Colgan presented his 2012 economic forecast for the state of Maine at the annual event “Breakfast with Charlie.” Presentation slides and audio from Dr. Colgan's presentation are available...
In the December 30 issue of The Bangor Daily News, Firooza Pavri--chair of the Muskie School's Geography and Anthropology Department--explores the future of geospatial technologies...
Is there any surprise that behind the rise of a successful company there is a visionary leader? In our own generation, leaders like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Larry Page saw the possibilities of new technology to create innovative companies that have transformed our society...
n November, the Professional Development Center in the School of Education and Human Development sponsored the 2nd Annual Maine Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Conference, welcoming 300 attendees, including teachers, DOE and DHHS representatives, and social workers, to discuss PBIS implementation throughout the state...
Last week, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments concerning the ability of Anthem Health Plans of Maine to increase insurance premium rates for individual and nongroup (e.g., nonemployer) health insurance policies...

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