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National Geographic Young Explorers Grants Public Lecture and Workshop

Friday, September 27, 2013
12:00 AM
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

Friday, An Evening of Field Research and Exploration
William Saturno, Mayan archaeologist, and Mark Synnott, climber for The North Face will present together Friday night at a public lecture. Both are spectacular and will provide a fun evening full of science and adventure at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. Hosted by Dr. John Francis, vice president of research, conservation and exploration at National Geographic. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Saturno details recent archaeological discoveries in Xultun, Guatemala, and delves into the ongoing mysteries of the enigmatic Maya. Synnott shares highlights of a sailing and climbing expedition around Oman's Musandam Peninsula with his world-renowned team.

A Young Explorers Grants Workshop will be held at the Alumni Center, 200 Fletcher St, Ann Arbor. Registration: 9:45 a.m. Workshop concludes at 3 p.m. Registration launching soon!

Further details and promotional materials are forthcoming.


William Saturno and Mark Synnott