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MPR’s The Daily Circuit features Climate Cast

March 27, 2014 Every Thursday, MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the latest research on our changing climate and the consequences we’re seeing here in Minnesota and worldwide. Will Steger is mentioned in the broadcast.

Sharing tales of Antarctic adventure

Friday, February 28, 2014 12:00 amRICHARD DANCECOEUR d’ALENE – One of the world’s most famous explorers made an expedition to Thursday’s Cd’A Leadership Breakfast of the Inland Northwest Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Insight From a National Geographic Explorer: Oceanography | Will Steger

Will Steger is featured in Oceanography, from National Geographic Learning and Cengage Learning. Oceanography, Eighth Edition gives students a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use, as well as the role and importance of the ocean in nurturing and sustaining life on the planet. 

Exploration and UND: More than tradition

By: Mike Jacobs, Grand Forks HeraldNov. 10, 2013 It’s probably a coincidence that UND’s moon rover project ended only a day after a symposium celebrating another feat of exploration.On Tuesday, UND and the Canadian government honored Vilhjalmar Stefansson, an alumnus who was the last person to discover new land on Planet Earth. Will Steger, this […]

Will Steger, the explorer … and designer

October 2, 2013 An exhibit at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design looks at a lesser-known side of polar explorer Will Steger: his work as a sustainable designer. The exhibit, titled “Inside An Explorer’s Mind: Survival, Innovation, Design — A Will Steger Exhibition,” includes video, drawing, photos, woodwork and other artifacts related to Steger’s […]

Polar explorer shows his design side in an MCAD show.

September 25, 2013 Famous as the leader of the first teams to reach both the North Pole and South Pole by dogsled, Minnesota explorer Will Steger, 69, is also a photographer, woodworker, teacher, self-taught architect, designer and environmentalist. Over the past 40 years he has designed and tested extreme-weather gear for North Face, Lands’ End, […]

Will Steger’s design for living, on display at MCAD

September 27, 2013 Polar explorer Will Steger has relied on good design, much from his own hand, for survival in tough climates as evident in a small show at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. The show features his designs and equipment used on polar expeditions.