Monthly Archives: October 2018

“Ansible” – a science fiction word with Emory origins?

Many Emory IT folks are involved with the automation and control tool Ansible, and with ongoing LITS efforts to incorporate it into our environment. But the name of the product isn’t just a word made up by a marketing consultant somewhere in Silicon Valley. Decades ago in high school, I ran across the invented word […]

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Soma Chaganti, Project Manager, PMO

Soma Chaganti is the newest project manager to join the Project Management Office (PMO). Prior to coming to Emory, he was a project manager/business analyst for over two years at Georgia Pacific. Soma also has 25 years worth of experience on applications related to supply chain, warehouse management, and finance and has held job titles such as […]

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Caroline Corbitt, Exhibitions Graphic Designer, Campus and Community Relations

Caroline Corbitt has joined the CCR Exhibitions team as a graphics designer. She comes to Emory after spending two years as the exhibits graphics designer at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Georgia in Athens. She also did preparatory work at the Georgia Museum of Art. Born in Augusta, GA, […]

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Jennifer Gunter King, Director, Rose Library

Emory’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library has named Jennifer Gunter King as its new director. She started on Oct. 15. “Jennifer brings a wealth of experience and an expansive view of libraries, not only from a special collections aspect but from a broader organizational understanding,” says University Librarian Yolanda Cooper. “She will […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Report news: Emory celebrates Homecoming, Family Weekend  Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) October 19-21 – Homecoming: see the Campus Calendar October 20 – Event: Emory Wheel archives booth, 2:00 – 5:00, booth on the Quad October 30 – Event: Rosemary Magee Creativity Conversation with Randall Burkett, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Jones Room, Woodruff […]

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Scott Swann retires after 35 years

After a 35-year Emory career, mostly spent in management and project management, Scott Swann has decided to hang up his tartan. So to speak. Scott began at Emory on August 18, 1980, which has always been easy for him to remember because August 19 is his birthday. He started as a mainframe programmer with Emory Hospital […]

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Adam Forrester pays homage to a piece of archival history

Filmmaker Adam Forrester (Academic Content Production Specialist, Teaching and Learning Technologies) was recently interviewed by Atlanta Studies about his short film Archive (2017), in which he resurrects the iconic Georgia Archives and Records Building that was imploded on March 5, 2017. The building, erected in 1965, was a mainstay of the Atlanta skyline for over […]

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