Monthly Archives: December 2014

Library goes to the dogs…again

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For the third year in a row, the Woodruff Library hosted a therapy dog session to help students de-stress during finals. Coordinated by the Outreach & Education team, the dogs were provided by Canine Assistants, a therapy dog training group out of Milton, GA. Students and staff were able to play and pet the dogs for […]

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Stephen Bottinelli, Network Engineer II, Data Engineering

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Stephen Bottinelli comes to Emory after spending five years working at a hospital in north Georgia where he did networking, server administration, and desktop support. Prior to that he spent a few years doing computer repair. Born in New York, Stephen’s family moved to Georgia when he was a baby and he grew up in […]

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Elliot Kendall, Enterprise Information Security Specialist, Sr., Enterprise Security

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Elliot Kendall rejoined the Security Team and has been doing security scanning and audits and working on the two-factor authentication project. He spent the past 18 months performing a Shibboleth implementation for the University of California – San Francisco. Before heading west, Elliot was a member of the Emory’s Integration and Security teams, where he […]

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MOOCs: Supersizing Education

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Last month, LEAF and LITS Human Resources held their first 2014-2015 meeting of the Professional Reading Series, entitled “MOOCs: Supersizing Education.” The event was an open discussion about MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) that have been trending in universities worldwide and how these types of classes impact education. Facilitated by Stephanie Parisi (Coursera Instructional Designer, Faculty Services) […]

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Update from HR

Chris Alexander, Enterprise Messaging Systems Admin III, Enterprise Messaging, reporting to Jay Flanagan, started his new position on 12/1/14.   Stephen Bottinelli, Network Engineer II, reporting to Mike Politinsky, started on 11/17/14. (…more on Stephen) Raj Garrepally, Applications Integrator, Enterprise Applications, reporting to Michael Davidson, started on 12/1/14. (…more on Raj) Jason Hood, Systems Engineer II, Systems […]

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John Bence, University Archivist, MARBL

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As the university archivist, John Bence is responsible for the historical record of Emory University, dating from 1834 to present time. The position runs the gamut between the preservation of extremely old records to the collection of modern digital media. Key components of this work include collecting university records and materials related to Emory history, overseeing the […]

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