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Emory takes LEED in green building: These two ventilation ports for the Whitehead Research Building’s heat wheels are but one of the facility’s environmentally friendly design features. Whitehead, along with Science 2000 Phase II and the Winship Cancer Institute, are being built under the Leadership for Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) guidelines, a program created by the U.S. Green Building Council to promote sustainable construction practices. Click here or above for the full story. Photo by Jon Rou.

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Howard Rollins (center), executive director of the Institute for Comparative and International Studies (ICIS), received the Marion V. Creekmore Award for Internationalization at a banquet held April 25 in Winship Ballroom. Shown here with the award’s namesake Marion Creekmore (left) and Claus Halle, whose gift established the award, Rollins is a primary reason why the number of Emory students who study abroad each year has grown from about 60 to more than 600 since ICIS was established. The office “has become the center of gravity for international and comparative research at Emory,” said Emory College Dean Steve Sanderson, who nominated Rollins for the award (which carries with it a $10,000 prize. “[Rollins’] vision, organizational ability and intellectual acumen have provided essential leadership in a critical phase of Emory’s drive to internationalize,” Sanderson said. Photo by Ann Borden.





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