October 10, 2011

Acclaim: Kudos for Hickcox, Wilson and Wolpe

Woody Hickcox
Woody Hickcox

Andy Wilson
Andy Wilson

Paul Root Wolpe
Paul Root Wolpe

Woody Hickcox has created a piece in celebration of the Fernbank Museum's special exhibit of Charles Darwin.

Hickcox is a senior lecturer in the department of environmental studies and geology professor.

Hickcox's portrait of Darwin is part of the show “Selections,” works of art inspired by evolution, and will be on view at the Fernbank throughout the Darwin exhibit until Jan. 1.

Related: A geologist paints Darwin

Andy Wilson will receive the Winthrop University Alumni Professional Achievement Award during the Nov. 12 Winthrop University Homecoming celebration.

Wilson is director of residence life at Emory.

The South Carolina university presents the award to an alumna or alumnus who has made significant contributions to his or her professional field while exemplifying high moral and business ethics.

Paul Root Wolpe
has been named a finalist for a World Technology Award for Ethics, presented by the World Technology Network.

Wolpe is director of Emory's Center for Ethics.

The award is presented to organizations and individuals around the world deemed to be doing the most innovative and impactful work in the ethics of technology as well as other technology categories.

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