Monthly Archives: January 2016

Peter Day, Emory’s “walking history of computing,” honored at retirement

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Peter Day was honored this week as he reached the end of a 43-year Emory career that spanned the history of computing at Emory. Peter spent most of his professional career at Emory as well as receiving a degree in math from the university. Peter Day’s father, R.A. Day, was a chemistry professor at Emory. He met Peter’s […]

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My Zimbabwe journey

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Wade Moricle interviewed me following my trip to Zimbabwe: Question: You had a Fulbright grant this summer in Zimbabwe – why did you select this country? Lee: I am a “host family” for the Fulbright Humphrey Fellows that study at Rollins for a year. I’ve had two Fellows from Zimbabwe. Anele Ndebele, who is now a […]

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Nidia Banuelos, Social Sciences and Documents Librarian, University Libraries

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Nidia Banuelos comes to Emory after spending seven years as a PhD student at the University of Chicago. Her previous work experience was back here at Emory in the Prevention Research Center (EPRC), where she worked for a year as a research assistant. Born in Pasadena, CA and raised in West Lafayette, IN, Nidia received her […]

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Katie Rawson, Humanities Librarian, University Libraries

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Katie Rawson joins the library staff in support of the English department, helping faculty and students with new and time-honored forms of research. Before coming to Emory, Katie spent two-and-a-half years as the coordinator for digital research and English librarian at the University of Pennsylvania. In terms of her education, Katie has a bachelor’s degree in […]

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Jessica Reuther, Woodruff Fellow in African Studies, University Libraries

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Jessica Reuther is the new subject specialist for African-related research or instruction. Before taking the position at Emory, she taught world and American civilization for two years at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. A native of St. Louis, MO, Jessica completed a triple major in history, French and international studies from St. Louis University. She […]

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Update from HR

Comings: Heather Oswald, Public Services and Outreach Archivist, reporting to Courtney Chartier, effective 11/30/15.  (…bio coming soon) Joshua Baughcum, Enterprise Middleware Adm III, reporting to Steve Collins, effective 12/14/15.  (…bio coming soon) Meaghan Lanier, Library Coordinator (User Svcs), reporting to Carrie Hintz, effective 1/11/16.  (…bio coming soon) Katie Rawson, Humanities Librarian, reporting to Kim Collins, […]

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Franklin wins Academic Librarian of the Year

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Sandra G. Franklin, Director of the WHSC Library, was recognized as the 2015 Southern Chapter/Medical Library Association’s Academic Librarian of the Year during the group’s annual meeting in October. To be eligible, the candidates must have worked in an academic health library setting for five years and be a member of the Southern Chapter of the Medical […]

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