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Gallery Fall 2007

The ELT students and faculty are involved with many different academic and co-cirricular activities every year. This is a gallery of images from the Fall Semester 2007. Go here for the Spring Semester events.

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Service Day, August 27, 2007
Every year, all incoming Scholars students spend a day of service to the local community in Scholars Service Day.




ELT freshmen, faculty, upperclassman student leaders, and others travel to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens to remove growth of the invasive aquatic plant Hydrilla.

Freshmen Metro Scavenger Hunt, September 2, 2007



ELT freshmen get to know each other, the Washington Metro system, and the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of downtown D.C. through our annual Metro Scavenger Hunt.

ELT Annual BBQ, September 2, 2007


When the freshmen came back to campus, they got to meet ELT sophomores and junior & senior ELT alums at our annual ELT BBQ.

Brownie Beach, Bayfront Park, September 29, 2007

On a lovely day with exceptionally low tide, we went prospecting for Miocene fossils (especially sharks teeth) at Bayfront Park south of the town Chesapeake Beach...

Chesapeake (Brownie) Beach, September 29, 2007

...then off to Jug Bay Wetlands to see modern depositional environments.

Fossil Hunting in West Virginia, October 7, 2007


In the Paleozoic sedimentary rocks of West Virginia are many fossils: ELTers went out there to find them and bring 'em back!

Sideling Hill, October 7, 2007
[Pictures to come]
With the help of Dale Shelton of the Maryland Geological Survey, we did our annual pilgrimage to that greatest of regional roadcuts: Sideling Hill.

First Annual ELT Citation Celebration, October 11, 2007

ELT honors the cohort who entered in Fall 2005 in our first ELT Citation Celebration. Congratulations!

Scholars Awards Ceremony, November 9, 2007

The 2007 winners of the Achievement and Pat Mielke Citizenship Awards for the Earth, Life & Time Program are honored as part of the Scholars Awards Ceremony. Congratulations to all!

Maryland Science Center, November 11, 2007


ELTers took at look (and listen, and touch, and smell...) at the interactive exhibits of the Maryland Science Center in the Inner Harbor of Baltimore.

Student Instruction, October 8 & November 13, 2007

Undergraduate TAs Wendy Goldstein and Laura Bilenker get first hand practice in lecturing to the current ELT sophomores and freshmen (respectively).

Commando Geology, November 13, 2007


In order to understand the rocks, you have to get up close and personal with them! Teams of ELT freshmen get a crash course in commando geology.

Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences, December 1, 2007


ELT students examine the latest in scientific discoveries (and museum displays) at the Koshland Museum.

Check here for new pictures in the Spring Semester

Last modified: 1 December 2007