Monthly Archives: August 2013

Echo360 in Production

[NOTE: Steve Bransford and Shannon O’Daniel (both of Academic Technology Services) authored this article.] UTS recently transitioned Echo360 from pilot status into a full enterprise service. All schools at Emory, with the exception of the School of Public Health, are participating in the enterprise rollout. Echo360 is a class capture and video delivery system. It easily facilitates the recording of […]

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Inside OKCupid: The Math of Online Dating

Photo illustration of a two computer mouses forming a heart shape

OKCupid is an online dating site that was co-founded by Christian Rudder, a Harvard-educated mathematician and entrepreneur. With over 40-milion Americans trying online dating, Rudder believed that he could bring concrete mathematics to the otherwise murky world of mechanical matchmaking. In this interesting Ted Talk, Rudder explains some of the math behind OKCupid (described by […]

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Repairs Underway to 1762 Parking Lot

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If you have parked in the rear parking lot of the 1762 building in the past few years, you may have noticed an alarmingly growing sinkhole that has been eating away some of the spaces. This sinkhole was the result of erosion towards the railroad tracks that travel between 1762 and the intramural fields. Areas […]

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Tony Dawson, TOC Engineer IV, Enterprise Services

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Tony has been hired by Emory to be a monitoring application admin in the Technical Operations Center (TOC). Prior to Emory he was at M*Modal in Norcross, GA for 14 years, where he did a little bit of everything, including Windows and Linux administration and monitoring. Before that, he was based in the UK working […]

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Allie Belle Harrison: My Hero

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As we grow up, there are always people along the way who provide that special something that molds us into who we are today. For me, one of those special people is my mother and I wish to honor her. In the 1960’s, my mother, Allie Belle Harrison (her maiden name is Norris), was a […]

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Back to School 2013 – It’s coming!

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It is almost time! Back to School (BTS) preparations are well underway as we ready for the return of our Students! New students arrive on Saturday, August 24, returning students are welcomed on Sunday, August 25 and the campus will host entire families throughout the weekend. EmoryOnLine (EOL), the script that guides the onboard process […]

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New Call Center Implementation

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The Coordinator Team recently completed the telephony for a new Emory Healthcare call center, a project that was the culmination of over 10 months of effort. The project was led by Venise Lee (Enterprise Services), who worked with the Emory Clinic’s Department of Transplant to build a new call tree and modify three existing call […]

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