Monthly Archives: May 2017

LITS Game Day brings the division together again

Photo of employees at a party

After a 4-year absence, LITS Game Day returned to Cox Hall to the delight of everyone in attendance. A popular event from the days of the former OIT division, Game Day drew a respectable crowd of LITS employees from throughout the campus. Attendees enjoyed food, drink, and a wide variety of games, including: Steel-tipped Darts Texas […]

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Emory employees eligible for graduate certificate in digital scholarship

Emory ECDS logo

With annual review to-do items popping up on calendars ahead of Emory’s fiscal year-end in August, the spring and summer months are a good time to scout out professional development opportunities for the upcoming year. Employees interested in digital scholarship and digital humanities may want to explore the Certificate in Digital Scholarship and Media Studies […]

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Brett Ratliff, Senior Network Engineer, Network Engineering Run

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Brett Ratliff recently joined LITS as a Senior Network Engineer with the Network Engineering – Run team under Scott Davis. For the past 12 years, Brett has been the senior voice engineer for Time Warner, Inc., supporting Turner Broadcasting, Warner Bros, HBO, etc. He also worked at an Avaya business partner as a professional services engineer. […]

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LITS: recent headlines and upcoming events

    Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: ‘Epitaphs’ exhibit to feature Billy Howard’s photographs of people living with HIV/AIDS Emory Report article: Summer brings opportunity to view campus exhibitions Emory Report article: Summer DUC demolition paves way for new Campus Life Center WHSC news: Rollins researcher receives $3.7 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study how childhood factors can impact adult […]

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LITSers enjoy Staff Fest 2017

Staff Fest 2017 was a big hit with Emory staff as the sunny weather and improved food options yielded increased attendance for the annual event. Held in the Quad, the event featured barbecue catered by Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ Restaurant, as well as a variety of activities including volleyball and corn hole tournaments, a climbing wall, caricature artists, […]

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Emory Box is getting a new look

Box promotional graphic

During the May IT Briefing, I announced that Emory Box is being upgraded this summer with new features that will improve usability. These features include an easier to navigate file structure and enhanced graphic displays for photographs. Here is a video and a slidedeck, both from Box, explaining some of the changes: New Box Experience […]

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Newly opened Healthgate Drive relieves traffic pressure around NDB

After over a year of traffic congestion caused by the “J Wing” construction project, there is some relief. Healthgate Drive, the short but important road that passes between the North Decatur Building and the Lowergate South parking deck, opened Monday and, so far, all seems to be going well. Up until recently, this was a gated […]

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