Monthly Archives: May 2020

Sam Tasanasanta, Manager, Project Management Office

Sam Tasanasanta (pronounced TA-son-na-son-ta) is the new manager of the PMO. He has been a consultant/project manager/program manager at various firms since 2009 (see below): Cricket/AT&T: consultant program release train engineer/manager (RTE) IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group): consultant program manager The Home Depot SSC (Store Support Center): consultant project/product management Coca-Cola Refreshment (CCR) HR IT: consultant […]

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Coping with COVID: Blue Angels and Thunderbirds

“The shell must break before the bird can fly.” – Alfred Tennyson, British poet US Air Force Thunderbirds / US Navy Blue Angels Fly-over Over the weekend, several LITS employees enjoyed watching the Thunderbirds and Blue Angels in a rare collaboration as the two renowned groups performed a fly-over of Emory to honor the front-line […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: AJC news: The fight for a cure: Universities across Georgia research ways to prevent, treat COVID-19, features Norman Hulme ECDS news: Space in the time of COVID-19: Reflections on the Apollo 15 hub and the growing relevance of digital scholarship, by Amy Li ECDS news: Sounding Spirit Initiative launches digital library, by […]

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Data Solutions Team provides COVID researchers with crucial data

As the world struggles with understanding COVID-19, medical researchers at Emory are accessing much-needed patient data from the LITS Data Solutions Team via a pair of projects that have been refocused to directly address the current crisis. Real-Time Analytics (RTA) Real-time analytics (RTA) is utilizing data almost as soon as it is written into the […]

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School of Nursing’s Irene Yang uses AWS at Emory for genomic research

When Irene Yang (asst. professor, School of Nursing) came to Emory, she embarked on a different research journey than most. Her chosen field of study was the microbiome, which is the study of microorganisms that live in a particular area. Part of her training in this field concerned how to analyze the complex gene data […]

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May LEAF Corner

The Library Employee Advocacy Forum (LEAF) is facilitating a monthly online news feature to keep library staff informed about advocacy-related information at Emory. April Virtual LEAF Coffee Hour Thanks to those who participated in our second Virtual LEAF Coffee Hour on April 28! We had had 31 unique participants join us for an hour-and-a-half to […]

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Ashley Stevens, Archivist, Historical Collections of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library

Ashley Stevens arrives in Atlanta to be the new historical collections archivist for the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library. She previously spent over two years as the archives and research manager at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, a historic estate in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan. The estate tells the story of a prominent American […]

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