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Mary Bamborough Article Published in Healthcare Design


Healthcare Design magazine recently published an article by IIDA Michigan Chapter President Mary Bamborough, IIDA, of Haworth. “Does Your Lobby Make a Good First Impression?” discusses the importance of healthcare facilities’ lobbies not merely making an effective welcoming space, but stresses the importance of integrating the facility’s brand and communicating its mission. Read the feature online at the Healthcare Design magazine website.

Jennifer Belk to Receive Carol A. Kueker Construction Education Visionary Award


Jennifer Belk, IIDA, IDEC, LEED AP, educator at Winthrop University, has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Carol A. Kueker Construction Education Visionary Award. The distinction, bestowed by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Education Foundation, recognizes the honoree as an American educator with a passion for an dedication to construction education. Belk will be celebrated at the NAWIC Annual Meeting and Conference held Aug. 28-31 in Bellevue, Wash.

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Foreign-Born US Designers Sought for Vilcek Prizes


The Vilcek Foundation has announced that it is seeking applicants for the 2014 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Design. Applicants for the Vilcek Prizes must be naturalized citizens or permanent residents of the United States working in the fields of product, graphic, digital or social design, and be no more than 35 years of age as of Jan. 1, 2014.

Three winners will each receive an unrestricted $35,000 prize. For more information on the competition and the prizes, please visit


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