Frances McCue, Honors Program writer-in-residence and instructor, was recently awarded a 2011 Washington State Book Award for poetry and national Grub Street Book Prize for her most recent book of poems, The Bled, published by Factory Hollow Press.
Jesse Burk-Rafel, a senior Honors student in bioengineering, was recently selected as a 2010 11 Luce Scholar. A native of Bainbridge Island and graduate of Bainbridge High School, Jesse is the first UW student to receive the scholarship as an undergraduate since 1977 and one of 18 nationwide to receive this scholarship this year.
Lesley Everett, 2006 Honors graduate in biochemistry, Mary Gates Research Scholar, and Gates Cambridge Scholar, is featured on the cover of The Gates Scholar magazine winter issue, the twice-yearly publication featuring current and alumni Gates Cambridge scholar activities. Read her article, “Searching for Sickle Cell.”