Monthly Archives: February 2016

Science Commons is a new student gathering spot

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This summer, work was completed on the Science Commons, a multi-disciplinary science library located in the four-story atrium that is the centerpiece of the new Atwood Chemistry Center. The Science Commons features services and collections that expand beyond chemistry, housing collections from a range of scientific areas and featuring a full service desk. As expected, the space has become a popular […]

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Rosa Weston helps students learn about the Civil Rights Movement

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Recently, Rosa Weston, a manager in Emory’s Technical Operations Center, volunteered to participate in a second-grade civics lesson about the Civil Rights Movement. As part of Black History Month, students at the GLOBE Academy were asked to find adults who were willing to talk about their Civil Rights experiences during the 1960’s. The students had been […]

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LITS MyEmory committee hosts Mardi Gras social

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On Fat Tuesday, the official last day of Mardi Gras, the LITS MyEmory committee hosted a social in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library. Attendees were treated with coffee, king cake, jazz music, and fellowship, while learning about ways they can participate in the MyEmory campaign. MyEmory is the annual employee giving program at Emory. It offers […]

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Enjoy the therapeutic benefits of coloring at work

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This week, the LITS Wellness Committee unveiled a new way to ease the stress of the workday by coloring. In a partnership with a LEAF coffee event, employees were able to see if they could draw inside the lines and express themselves with colorful crayons, pencils, and markers. Not just a pastime for children, research […]

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Jason Burns, Enterprise Middleware Admin III, Identity Management

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Jason Burns is the newest member of Identity Management. Prior to joining the team he spent two years doing identity management and network administration for Arris. Jason also spent five years doing network administration and engineering at Easy-Print. Growing up in Austin, TX, it was an easy fit for Jason to attend the University of Texas, where he studied […]

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Tiffany Miles, Project Manager, Project Management Office

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Tiffany Miles recently joined the Project Management Office, working on projects in the Library, ECDS, and Emory First. Before coming to LITS, Tiffany was a project coordinator for three years at Goodman Networks in Alpharetta, GA. She also ten years as a district supervisor for Walgreens, where she helped build new stores and worked with sales. […]

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