Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tell us your “SnowJam 2014” stories!

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It’s been a crazy week in Atlanta and Emory. We are putting together a collection of stories from this event and we’d like your help. Please send us your stories from the week. Whether they are about harrowing auto adventures, work dedication or great sledding opportunities, we want to hear your tales and see your […]

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Luc Gets Citizenship!

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Luciano Dalla Venezia (UTS) and his wife Kim have just received their US Citizenship! The couple has lived in the US for about 6 years, having been  born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Their kids, Luca and Levi, ages 3 and 1, are already US citizens because they were born in the US. Now it was time […]

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Monica Crubezy, Research Informatics Analyst, R-WIT

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Monica comes to the Data Management team to work with clinical study data after spending seven years at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research at Stanford University, first as a post-doctoral researcher then as a research scientist in the Protégé Team.  Monica’s professional expertise is in ontology modeling, knowledge engineering, computer-assisted problem solving and semantic […]

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Matt Miller wins ARSC award

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Congratulations to Matt Miller (University Libraries) on winning one of the 2013 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research, announced January 16 by the Association for Recorded Sound Collections. In the category “Best Research in Recorded Blues, Gospel, Rhythm & Blues, or Soul Music,” Matt has been awarded a Certificate of Merit for […]

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Nnamdi goes to Turkey

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When you see Officer Nnamdi May (University Libraries) on patrol you feel a quiet strength, a genuine spirit. While Nnamdi is very comical when he warms and opens up to you, he is quite often described as reserved. If you have not noticed lately, Nnamdi has stopped raiding office candy dishes and instead been eating […]

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Ham radio with Tom Armour

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Tom Armour (UTS) recently received the DXCC Certificate for ham radio operation. This certificate, which stands for the distant contact century club, is awarded to operators who have confirmed contacts with over 100 geographic entities (or countries) around the world.  There are currently 340 accepted DXCC entities which are composed of countries and geographically separate places (for example: Hawaii […]

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Thoughts on “The Circle”

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Dave Eggers’ “The Circle” tells the story of an eponymous Internet company in a post-Google, post-Facebook, post-Twitter, post-Amazon near-future dystopian utopia (I’ll explain that shortly). The company is massive and all-encompassing, bringing together ubiquitous search and communications in an ever-widening array of devices and services aimed at providing complete transparency. No project is too ambitious […]

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