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

Related Posts

Maine’s startup ‘mojo’ highlighted in national ranking

As a place to start a business, Maine’s “mojo” is going strong, as shown in a new national ranking released Tuesday by WalletHub,...

19 January 2023

Maine CDC Director Nirav Shah to join U.S. CDC leadership

Dr. Nirav Shah, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, has been appointed principal deputy director at the...

13 January 2023

$5.6M in state funding to support Maine startups, entrepreneurs

Sixteen Maine organizations helping startups and entrepreneurs will share $5.6 million in state funding from the Pandemic Recovery for an Innovative Maine...

11 January 2023