Monthly Archives: February 2020

Move More Challenge begins March 2

The 2020 Move More Challenge (MMC) is right around the corner! Registration opens on Monday, March 2 and the challenge will run from March 23-May 3. In preparation for the program, we will be launching a social media campaign with teasers and content on our Facebook and Twitter pages. We want you to get involved, so we will […]

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Revisit recent InfoForums and IT Briefings

We have posted a few recent videos of the InfoForum and IT Briefing from this school year and wanted to share them in the newsletter. With schedules being so busy, it’s often difficult to make time for these events and this is your opportunity to catch up with your colleagues at your own pace. For […]

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Wellness Committee to host massage chair event in Jones Room

On March 13, the Wellness Committee is going to host a chair massage event in the Jones Room and the Woodruff Library. The event will be from 12:20 pm to 4:00 pm. There will be four therapists doing 10-minute massage sessions during that time, with a short break around 2:20 to 2:40. Sign up information […]

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U.B. Akpabio, Network Analyst/Technician, Network Operations Center

U.B. Akpabio (pronounced ACK-pah-bee-oh) recently joined the NOC as a network technician. He previously spent 18 years at AT&T as a DSL technician, wireless network operations technician, then outside plant engineer. Born in Cross River State, Nigeria, U.B.’s family moved to Missouri when he was four years old, then to Atlanta when he was 12. […]

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Deon Lewis, Network Analyst/Technician, Network Operations Center

Deon Lewis comes to the NOC as a network analyst/technician after spending much of the previous year working as a specialist in the data center at Georgia Tech. He also spent two years as a network engineer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Deon was in the Army for six years as a communication cable systems installer […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: Emory Libraries news: Bed sheets, boot laces, coffee, floor wax, and toilet paper: incarcerated artists’ books exhibition poses unusual conservation challenges Emory Libraries news: Announcing the 2020 Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award Emory Libraries news: Get a Fulton County Public Library card (or renew) on March 4! Upcoming LITS events: (go […]

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AWS at Emory an important factor for transplant survival rates

Dr. Chris Larsen is an Emory transplant surgeon and immunologist who is partnering with the AWS at Emory team to achieve proactive patient care. A little background about transplant work: The goal of Dr. Larsen’s team is having one transplant last a lifetime. While most patients do well with their transplants, there are those whose bodies […]

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