Reaching New Heights Lecture
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: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/perpetual-planet/ , 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