Carl Shirley Receives the Goldwater Scholarship and the Premier Undergraduate Award

Carl Shirley is one of three notable UW Graduates who received Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate award in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering in the United States. Shirley won the scholarship last year as a junior. Shirley, of Bristol, New Hampshire, is earning a bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology with comprehensive honors. He plans to pursue a doctorate in immunology and undertake research aimed at enhancing the success of immunotherapies for cancer treatment. Congratulations to Carl and we wish you the best!