UMaine alumni featured in article on innovative use of fish

University of Maine alumni Amber Boutiette and Patrick Breeding were featured in an article from on innovative ways companies have used parts from fish or crustaceans. Boutiette and Breeding, co-founders of Marin, the Portland-based skincare startup, created their products by using lobster glycoproteins, which they started to work with while graduate students at UMaine, […]

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Butler named 2024 UMaine Distinguished Professor 

A long-time educator and leader in social work, whose research and advocacy influenced state and federal policy, has been named the 2024 Distinguished Maine Professor, the University of Maine’s most prestigious faculty accolade. Sandra Butler, professor and director of the School of Social Work, will be honored at the Alumni Achievement Awards Dinner and Celebration, […]

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Media highlight historic love letters on display at Fogler

The Portland Press Herald, WABI TV (Channel 5 in Bangor) and WHDH (News 7 in Boston) reported on the ongoing display of World War II-era love letters in Fogler Library at the University of Maine. One couple sent in nearly 500 letters following a plea from the library’s first head of special collections on the […]

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Lobster Lips: UMaine-spinout skincare brand launches lobster-based lip treatments

Marin, the Portland, Maine-based skincare startup and spin-out from the University of Maine, has launched a new lip treatment made with marine glycoproteins, an upcycled byproduct of lobster processing.  The company’s new Glycoprotein Lip Treatment comes in two varieties, unscented and blueberry french toast, and drops just in time for dry skin season. Like Marin’s […]

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