2005 NSF-REU Field Trip Program Recap

CHICAGO'S FIELD MUSEUM  & the ORIENTAL INSTITUTE @ THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Professors James Phillips (Univ. of Illinois-Chicago),Anne Underhill  (Curator, Field Museum)

Students traveled to Chicago's Field Museum for a tour of the Near Eastern collections.  James Phillips, and Anne Underhill spoke to the students about their archaeological research.  Students also visited the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago included a tour of the Near Eastern collections at the Institute.  The class then dined at the Nile Restaurant, an arabic cafe that serves many of the dishes they might sample in Jerusalem. 
 


INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Professors David Burr  (Anatomy & Cell Biology),Richard Haak  (Microbiology/Immunology) and Alex Robling  (Anatomy & Cell Biology)

Students attended an all-day visit to the Indiana University Medical School in Indianapolis.  Members of the medical faculty outlined the types of research opportunities available in a medical school setting.
 



ANASTOS COLLECTION
David Jenkins (University of Notre Dame).

Students visited the Anastos Collection of Byzantine literature at the University of Notre Dame, one of the premier holdings of Byzantine resources in the United States.  They learned how to access resources in this specialized library, as well as a variety of web-based resources on Byzantine studies.


BASILLICA TOUR & LITURGY DISCUSSION
Professor Michael Driscoll (University of Notre Dame)

Students were given a tour of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the Notre Dame campus, to illustrate the symbolism inherent in components of church architecture and adornment.
 


JULY 4th AT THE COVE
South Bend Silverhawks(Covaleski Stadium)

Students attended a July 4th minor league baseball game at Covaleski Stadium in South Bend.  A sky box was rented for the event, "Swoop" the team mascott stopped by for a visit, and the evening ended with an impressive fireworks display.


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