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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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WMTW: UMaine alum named Superintendent of the Year

WMTW reported on Jonathan Moody of MSAD 54 in Skowhegan, Canaan, Mercer, Smithfield, Cornville and Norridgewock being named Maine’s 2024 Superintendent of the Year. According to the article, “Moody holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Maine and a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Maine in Farmington.”

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Robert Talbot Civil Rights Speaker Series returns Nov. 2

The University of Maine Alumni Association and Greater Bangor Area Branch of the NAACP will host the third annual Robert Talbot Civil Rights Speaker Series at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Buchanan Alumni House.  Keynote speaker Rachel Talbot Ross, speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, will deliver a talk titled “Maine’s Path […]

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Ascher discusses lobster ganglia with News Center

Alex Ascher, who recently earned his Ph.D. at the University of Maine School of Marine Sciences, spoke to News Center Maine about ganglia in lobsters. “Lobsters contain 15 nerve clusters called ganglia, dispersed throughout their bodies, with a main ganglion located between their eyes,” Ascher told the station. “Each ganglion helps to control and process […]

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Eclipse Viewing at UMaine is ‘Made in the Shade’

Students and their families, faculty, staff, alumni, members of the extended Black Bear community and the public can participate in the viewing of a partial solar eclipse starting at noon on Saturday, Oct. 14 (weather permitting) at the Clark Telescope on the grounds of the Versant Power Astronomy Center at the University of Maine. In […]

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