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Tech facilities seek LEED seals

As the emphasis on green technology has continued to increase over the past few years, Tech has become home to more LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified buildings. LEED is a certification that can be awarded to buildings that meet certain requirements established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This certification verifies that a building was designed and built using environmentally friendly strategies.

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Prof., alumnus join national academy Barbara Boyan, the Price Gilbert, Jr. Chair in Tissue Engineering in the College of Biomedical Engineering and William George, who graduated from Tech in 1964 with a B.S. in IE were […]

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REACH scholarship announced, Tech to match funds

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal stood outside Clough Commons on Tuesday as he announced the state’s newest need-based scholarship.

Called REACH (Realizing Education Achievement Can Happen), the scholarship is designed as a need based scholarship program. REACH will provide another form of financial assistance to students who might otherwise not have the opportunity to attend college.

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Arad shares design experience

Michael Arad, Tech alumnus and designer of the 9/11 Memorial in N.Y. City, spoke as this year’s guest speaker for the College of Architecture’s Douglas C. Allen lecture. Arad’s design for the memorial was chosen out of over 5200 entries in Jan. 2004, and he has spent the last eight years working to see his vision become a reality.

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Tech launches mobile alert system, panic button

In a move aimed at improving campus safety, GTPD launched Jacket Guardian, which allows users on Tech’s campus to access advanced services when calling for help. Officials at GTPD hope that the service will allow emergency teams to have both a faster response time and access to specific health and emergency information, resulting in an overall better level of emergency care.