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Gallery Spring 2008

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 Spring Semester 2008. If you want to see what we were up to in the fall, go to our Fall Semester 2007 page.

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Phylogenetic Analysis of the Solanicephala, February 19, 2008


The Solanicephala (better known as "potato heads") serve as model organisms for the ELT freshmen as they learn about the methods of phylogenetic analysis.

Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, March 1, 2008


ELT freshman did our annual pilgrimage to the National Museum of Natural History to get a better understanding of the modern and ancient Earth. And afterwards, a few of us stopped at the National Portrait Gallery to witness the national treasure of the painting of Stephen Colbert.

Your Family: An Historical Perspective, April 15, 2008


Using their personal knowledge of their families' histories--and historical information provided by the faculty--ELT freshmen map out the likely geographic distribution of their ancestors over the last 2000 years.

American Museum of Natural History, April 19, 2008





As part of our annual "Scholars in New York" experience, ELT freshmen, sophomores, alumni, and faculty examine the exhibits of the American Museum of Natural History. (Special thanks to Scholars Executive Director Greig Stewart for some of the above photos!)

Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 20, 2008



ELT Scholars took advantage of the wonderful Met to examine some of the great works of art humanity has produced over our short tenure on this world.

National Zoo, April 27, 2008


Every year ELT students and faculty visit the National Zoo to take a look at the diversity of animals on display there.

Scholars Academic Showcase, May 2, 2008





Every year our sophomores create posters showcasing their Practicum projects. Representatives from the University administration, faculty & staff, local corporations and institutions, and our own freshmen came by to talk to them about their projects.

Scholars "Step Up to Bat for Kids" Charity Softball Tournament, May 3, 2008



Once again the ELT Blue played for the Jed Foundation. This year ELT came in fourth. Go Blue!

More to come!

Last modified: 5 May 2008