Reaching New Heights Lecture

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The public is invited to the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts for a lecture entitled:  "Reaching New Heights: Highlights from the Most Comprehensive Science Expedition to Mt. Everest in History." 

Learn about National Geographic and Rolex's 2019 Expedition to Mt. Everest here: , then hear the expedition team members themselves speak about their experiences and takeaways at the lecture! 

The speakers are Dr. Baker Perry, professor of Geography at Appalachian State University; Aurora Elmore, senior program manager for Life at the Extremes Initiative for the National Geographic Society; and Alex Tait, the expedition's geographer for the National Geographic Society.  

Photo by Mark Fisher, National Geographic