Farber Center at USD welcomes author climber Ed Webster
Webster, one of America's most well-known mountaineers and rock climbers, is scheduled to present the program "My Storm Years on Everest." Perhaps best known for his 1988 climbing route of Mount Everest, where he ascended without oxygen bottles, radios or any Sherpa assistance, the most remote, dangerous and difficult flank of Earth’s highest mountain, Webster has climbed peaks in Canada, Europe, Scandinavia and the British Isles. An author of five books, following his address at USD, Webster will sign copies of his best-selling autobiography, "Snow in the Kingdom," which describes all three of his expeditions to Mount Everest.
A photo of Webster is available for download at www.usd.edu/urelations/images/Ed_Webster.jpg.
The only leadership program in the state – as well as the oldest and most well-established leadership program in the Midwest – the W.O. Farber Center for Civic Leadership was established by the South Dakota Board of Regents in 1997 as a Center of Excellence. Housed within the Department of Political Science at USD, the W.O. Farber Center for Civic Leadership annually hosts programs, Farber Forums, designed to students and the public insight into national and state politics, campaigns and elections, public administration and international relations. For more about this and other Farber Center events, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit this Web site: www.usd.edu/arts-and-sciences/political-science/farber-center-for-civic-education/index.cfm.
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