Monthly Archives: August 2015

Fedora Version 3.8 Migration

The Library Software Engineering Team, Libraries & Information Technology Services: Library Systems Team, Scholarly Communications Office, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, and Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library performed a very intricate and significant migration of the data repository that is used for our production applications that include Electronic Theses and Dissertations, OpenEmory, The Keep, […]

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Update from HR

Comings: Eric Allen, IT Program Manager (LITS), reporting to Patti Pate, effective 8/17/15.  (…bio coming soon) Max Lucas, Applications Developer/Analyst Sr., reporting to Kaven Moodley, effective 8/19/15.  (…bio coming soon) Goings: None this week.

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MyNetID and MyPassword launch culminates the final stage in a three-year effort

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The identity management team launched MyNetID and MyPassword on Tuesday of this week, culminating a three-year effort to upgrade Emory’s identity and password management processes. The purpose of this project is to improve Emory’s security posture as well as provide an easier, self-service process for updating user passwords. “The dedication demonstrated from this team over […]

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Dawn Francis-Chewning makes the Leadership Dekalb Class of 2016

Dawn Francis-Chewning has been selected for the The Leadership DeKalb Class of 2016. This class will be the largest ever for the organization, sporting 60 members. During the 10-month program, the class will participate in full-day program sessions, community service projects, and police/fire ride-a-longs. The monthly sessions include topics on integrity and ethics, diversity and inclusion, […]

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Move More Challenge registration starts next Monday

Emory’s Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is beginning registration for its Move More Challenge this Monday, August 17. The Move More Challenge is an 8-week physical activity program (September 21, 2015- November 15, 2015) that encourages you to track and increase your daily movement and physical activity. You wear an activity tracker that gathers data about […]

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Update from HR

Regular Conversions: Dorothy Waugh, Digital Archivist, reporting to Jennifer Meehan, effective 7/1/15.  (…bio coming soon) Alan Pike, Systems Training Specialist, reporting to Wayne Morse, effective 7/20/15. (conversion from student to staff)  (…bio coming soon) Simon O’Riordan, Metadata Analyst, reporting to Lars Meyer, effective 8/1/15.  (…read more about Simon here) Promotions: Jason Brewer, Academic Technology Spec III, reporting to […]

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Bobby Jones Exhibit travels to Scotland

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A traveling version of the exhibit, “Bobby Jones: The Game of Life” was on display July 12-July 19 in St Andrews, Scotland at The Open Championship golf tournament. The exhibit, housed in the massive “spectator village” adjacent to the historic Old Course at St Andrews golf course, drew over 3,500 visitors in less than a […]

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