THE FLOWERS PRIZE IN PHYSICS

The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers the Mary Ross Flowers '28 Award in Astronomy every year for the best research project in Astronomy.  The award includes up to $500.  Each applicant will present a talk to the faculty, who will decide the winner. Contact Ben Sugerman for information.

Year Recipient Project Title
2010 Sean Lonsdale Study of Light Echoes from SNe 1991T
2009 Sean Lonsdale
Adrien Thormann
Study of Light Echoes from SNe 1991T and 1998bu
2006 Ann Thomas Spectroscopy of Biological Spores and Pollens
2005 Jay Zeck Rotational Curve and Gravitational Mass of Galactic Interior at 21-cm Hydrogen line observance



THE ALUMNAE/I PRIZE IN PHYSICS

The Alumnae/i Prize for Excellence in Physics is awarded each year to a student who has distinguished him or herself through outstanding achievement in the field of physics, as demonstrated by a minimum GPA of 3.5 or higher in the major, and has displayed significant promise in independent research, as evidenced by publication in a scholarly journal or a presentation to the scientific community beyond campus borders.  The award includes up to $300.  The Alumnae/i Prize for Service in Physics is awarded each year to a student who has distinguished him or herself by exemplary service to the Physics program and greater community, both inside and beyond Goucher's borders.  The award includes up to $200.  Contact Sasha Dukan for information.

Year Recipient Notes
2011(excellence) Michael Garman
David Hall
Jeffrey McLeod
Currently working at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital
Working in Industry
Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Alternative-Energy Engineering at University of Colorado
2011(service) Alissa Murray Goucher College, Class of 2013
2010 
(excellence)
Adrien Thormann Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University.
2010 (service) James Hagan
Sean Lonsdale
Adrien Thormann
Currently pusuing an M.S. in Aerospace Engineering at Purdue University.

Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University
2009 (service) Margaret Samuels High-school physics teacher in New York state.
2008 Daniel Barker Currently pursuing a Ph. D. in Physics at University of Maryland, College Park
2007 Myrrha Andersen Currently pursuing a M. S. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the North Carolina State University
2007 Joe Porembski working in industry
2006 Daniel Pines Currently pursuing Ph. D. degree in Materials Science at University of Maryland,College Park