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McGill Reporter
November 2, 2000 - Volume 33 Number 05
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Professor Avi Friedman from the School of Architecture, is the winner of the $25,000 Southam Newspapers Manning Award of Distinction. The prize recognizes leading Canadian innovators. Friedman was fted as the co-inventor of the Grow Home, a flexible design for affordable row houses that has sparked a $1-billion investment in Canada's homebuilding industry.

Mr. Steven McClenaghan, major client designer for the Instructional Communications Centre, received a Silver Award from the University and College Designers Association for his design work on the article "Australopithecus or Adam's Rib?" that appeared in the Spring 2000 issue of the McGill News. The UCDA represents designers who promote education in North America.

Mr. Mark Silverstone, senior designer with ICC, was also honoured by the UCDA recently. Silverstone earned an Award of Excellence for his poster for the McGill Millennium Lecture Series, "Ape or Angel: The Evolutionary View of Humanity," presented by the Beatty Memorial Lectures Committee.

Professor Jacques Derome, from the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, has been elected a Fellow of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society for "making major contributions to atmospheric dynamics research."

Professor emeritus Stuart Savage, from the Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics, has been made a member of the National Academy of Engineering in recognition of his "contributions to the mechanics of granular flows that have laid the foundation for wide-ranging applications of particle technology."

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