By Richard Milby
As winner of a 2020 Jefferson Fellowship, third year PhD student Cherrie Kwok might give you the impression that the award honors a small army of professors, colleagues, and close friends, rather than one exceptional graduate student in English.
"In the Time of Corona: The Solace of Art, Music and Literature in Dark Days"
Samuel Lemley is the sole winner of the Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award in the Arts and Humanities, among the highest honors that a graduate student can earn in recognition of their dedication to teaching at the University of Virginia.
The winner of the 2020 Henfield Prize, given to a creative writer in our graduate program for an excellent work of fiction is third-year poetry MFA student Aimee Seu for her story “Continued Existence.” The judge for this year’s award is the distinguished writer Dinaw Mengestu.
English Major Kristen Barrett earns Marshall Scholarship