Gift will support living and learning in the JAX Summer Student Program

Inspired to create opportunity for high school students, Lynn Moorhead Riddiford ’53 ’54 hopes her gift in support of a new living and learning community at JAX will empower a new generation of young scientists.

It wasn’t the advertisements for hair color or non-smear lipsticks that caught 16-year-old Lynn Moorhead’s attention as she flipped through an issue of Seventeen magazine in 1953. It was instead an article by a young woman who had spent her summer at The Jackson Laboratory as part of the Summer Student Program (SSP). Read more

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