Monthly Archives: November 2013

ECWG elects Board members, Board names 2014 officers

Members of the ECWG elected the following directors of the Class of 2016 and to vacant seats for other classes at the ECWG’s December 7, 2013 annual dinner. Those elected to the Board were: The Class of 2016: Donald J. … Continue reading

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Update: Dec 2013 speaker’s major find in the news.

 ECWG speaker in 2013 gave dinner attendees a heads up on a big science story: New species homo naledi. NOVA Dawn of Humanity http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/evolution/dawn-of-humanity.html http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/11/science/south-africa-fossils-new-species-human-ancestor-homo-naledi.html?_r=0 This NYT story has a video http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150910-human-evolution-change/ Professor Lee Berger, an Explorer in Residence at … Continue reading

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Private space travel topic of November talk

Brienna Henwood, who has trained trained hundreds of future commercial astronauts for space flight spoke on “Getting ready for private commercial space travel” at the ECWG’s Saturday, Nov. 23 Cosmos Club dinner. The dinner was a joint event with the Circumnavigators … Continue reading

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ECWG hosts Lowell Thomas Dinner weekend

The Explorers Club Washington Group hosted The Explorers Club 2013 Lowell Thomas Awards Dinner and related events on Oct. 25, 26, and 27, 2013. It “was the most widely attended LTAD. Ever. With nearly 300 guests from across the U.S., … Continue reading

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EC honors Marty Talbot with Lowell Thomas Award

ECWG member Martha Hayne “Marty” Talbot, FN ’04 was among those The Explorers Club honored at the annual Lowell Thomas Awards Dinner at the Willard Hotel in Washington on Saturday, Oct. 26. She was recognized as a pioneering conservationist for … Continue reading

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