Monthly Archives: September 2015

ECWG brunch meeting canceled

Washington Group  The ECWG brunch meeting with student awardees of our successful Exploration and Field Research Grants Program  HAS BEEN CANCELLED WE WERE INFORMED ON WEDNESDAY EVENING THAT THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUBWOULD BE CLOSED ALL WEEKEND AS PART OF THE COLUMBUS DAY … Continue reading

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ECWG September 19, 2015 evening with Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, MED 81

ECWG members and guests enjoyed an evening with Dr Kathryn Sullivan, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of NOAA, on Saturday the 19th (2015) at the Cosmos Club in Washington, DC. “Looking at Earth: From Astronaut … Continue reading

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Five grantees receive ECWG exploration research awards for 2015

  Grace Capshaw, University of Maryland, Biology. “Hearing in caves: auditory evolution in cave-adapted lungless salamanders (family Plethodontidae)”, Tennessee, $785. Animals rely on sensory information to respond to environmental stimuli and to guide behavior. Selective pressures influence sensory evolution to … Continue reading

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ECWG awards five exploration research grants.

ECWG awards 5 exploration research grants The Explorers Club Washington Group is awarding a total of $11,249 in exploration grants to five graduate students. The ECWG’s Grants Committee selected the awardees from 36 graduate students from nine universities in Maryland, … Continue reading

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Historic tribute Ceremony in honor of Jim Fowler: Oct. 1, NYC, blacktie+

Historic Tribute Ceremony in Honor of Jim Fowler As a historic organization, steeped in tradition, The Explorers Club honors Jim Fowler with our highest ceremonial event – The Tribute. In honor of this individual, who has given so much to … Continue reading

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