The Dorothy Goodwin Scholars Program provides stipends for a select group of sophomore and junior women students who propose innovative research projects in partnership with a University of Hartford faculty or staff member. To see a list of recently funded scholars, their project topics, and their mentors, click here.
WELFund has approved four women to explore their passions over this academic year...
Emily Meachon (A&S ’16) – studying the connections between birth order, leadership, and success in college students.
Katherine McLellan (Hartt ’16) –creating a chronological timeline of the history of women composers and their influence in the theatre music genre.
Tanya Johnson (CETA ’15) – researching new information on vortex shedding at the exit as a potential driver for the Helmholtz system, source location of acoustic waves, and noise mitigation strategies.
Madison Norwich (A&S ’16) – educating the University of Hartford's campus on the current issue of sexual violence while creating a safe environment of support around the survivors currently on campus.
WELFund also approved four women to complete projects and research over the summer of 2014...
Nicole Coumes (Art ’16) – will redefine “craft” in the U.S. and renew interest in traditional arts in Hartford across age and gender.
Colleen McLoughlin (A&S ’15) – will assess Connecticut’s actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Mary Pan (Hartt ’15) – will research and perform Mass for the Convent, a multi-movement organ work.
Erin Sniffen (A&S ’16) – will research the involvement of women during the Dublin Easter rising of 1916.
Dorothy Goodwin Scholars are creative self-starters with a compelling research
question who meet the following criteria:
Dorothy Goodwin Scholars for the summer program are chosen each spring, scholars for the academic year program are chosen each summer. Contact Margaret Gooch, program administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 860.768.5289 for more information.