The legacy of Syracuse University alumnus Charles Vert Willie G’57, H’92 will forever be tied to that of his friend Martin Luther King Jr., making Willie’s passing a week before MLK Day 2022 especially poignant. Willie, who died on Jan….
Students, Faculty Are on Top of the World
A group of Syracuse University students and faculty are quite literally on top of the world. The group is currently in Nepal, taking part in the summer program Mount Everest Base Camp: The Human Response to High Altitude. Base camp is the staging area for climbers hoping to summit Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. The air is thin and the scenery is beautiful at 17,000 feet above sea level, where base camp is located.
Students and faculty, including professors Tom Brutsaert from the School of Education and Rick Burton from Falk College, are documenting their journey. Follow along at the S.U. Mount Everest Base Camp 2018 blog.