An award-winning poet and beloved Civitellian with an appreciation for the sciences, Leslie Shinn (CRF 2015), died on Aug. 29, 2020. Leslie was the coordinator of the biochemistry and Vagelos Scholars program in molecular life sciences for more than 20 years at the University of Pennsylvania. Leslie had won the 2013 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry from literary publishing house Persea Books for her collection of poems titled “Inside Spiders,” and had come to Civitella through that prize in 2015. She will be remembered fondly and missed by all.