Monthly Archives: August 2013

Freshmen Arrival and the Upperclass Return – It’s Back to School for All!

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This was the weekend…the one where we go from 500 to 5000 in just a few days! On Saturday we welcomed 1376 Freshmen and 151 Transfers, along with 331 Oxford Continuees to the Residence Halls on campus. We had EOL 2013 at the ready on flashdrives (thanks to Daniel Palmer!) and a Tech Training that […]

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Alex Kyrychenko: Roman Legionary

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If you happen to be walking across campus and you bump into a fully-armed Roman Legion, do not be afraid. Alex Kyrychenko (Academic Technology Services) will definitely be among the troops! He is a Roman soldier reenactor. Alex has always had an interest in Roman military history and did extensive research on the Roman army […]

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Tara McCurley, Computing Center Coordinator, Academic Technology Services

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Tara has been at Emory as the Library Service Desk Coordinator for the past 5 years. As such, she managed the day-to-day operations of the Library Service Desk, including documentation and staffing. Before Emory, she was a teacher in Westport, CT. A graduate of Yale with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Tara is originally from […]

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Ramirez and DeRose Each Travel to Peru

Photo of Jocelyn Ramirez visiting Machu Picchu

Joe DeRose and Jocelyn Ramirez (both of R-WIT) each took separate trips to Peru this summer, both having just returned in the last month. The following is a summary of their amazing adventures: Jocelyn Ramirez A native of Peru, Jocelyn is from Lima. She went in mid-June for a wedding and extended her trip for […]

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Fall Forum on the Liberal Arts

On Monday, Sept 30, at 4 p.m., the Commission on the Liberal Arts and the Office of the Provost will present the Fall Forum on the Liberal Arts. This discussion will serve as a public kick-off to the commission’s work in 2013-14. There will be a reception following the event. Monday, September 30 – 4:00 […]

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Push and Pull

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Pushes and pulls are the basis for moving data on the internet but how about as a metaphor within our own division? I have been thinking a lot lately about about how we push and pull various ideas within UTS and throughout the enterprise. Here are two examples of what I mean. I am excited about […]

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Meet the LIMS Team

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One of the major applications currently being administered in the Research and Woodruff Health Sciences IT (R-WIT) division is the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). The LIMS is currently deployed in several laboratories across Emory University and the Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI). The LIMS is accessible from multiple organizations and physical networks and […]

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