Author Archives: Jay D Flanagan

Resilience Through Compassion webinar

Last Thursday afternoon, your LITS Wellness Committee hosted a webinar by Carol Beck from the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics here at Emory on Resilience Through Compassion. The webinar dealt with how contemplative practice can help to modify our attitudes and activities to sustain personal resilience. As we deal with the stress of […]

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Zoombombing update

As an addendum to last week’s Zoombombing article, here’s another setting that should help people: When scheduling a meeting, hosts can click the “Only Authenticated Users Can Join” button. That means that the user will have to be signed into the same Zoom license in order for them to immediately be able to join a […]

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Advice on Zoom settings to avoid “Zoombombing”

In the last few days you may have heard of “Zoom Trolls,” “Zoom Party Crashers” or “Zoombombing.” News outlets such as Forbes, the New York Times, and Yahoo News are reporting how publicized Zoom meetings and webinars are being interrupted by random people playing music, shouting slurs, and, in some cases, displaying pornography. Zoom has […]

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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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Upcoming wellness events

We wanted to make you aware of three upcoming events. There is still time to join the 2019 Atlanta Heart Walk on Sept. 28, 2019! Check it out at: You can register, join a group, donate, whatever works best for you. This is a great event where you can have fun and help a worthy […]

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Wellness Committee announces Biketober initiative

As part of the Wellness Committee for LITS, we wanted to make you aware of an exciting opportunity coming up in October. It is called Biketober and helps to promote bike riding across Atlanta. LITS has a team that you can sign up for when you register. It’s FREE! Or you can sign up on […]

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LITSers attend 2018 Leadercast leadership event

On May 4, 2018, 48 Emory team members from all across the Emory Community attended the 2018 Leadercast Leadership event at the Infinity Energy Arena in Duluth, Ga. Team members came from LITS, Oxford, Yerkes, SOM, Grady and Emory College. We enjoyed an array of great speakers including Michael Hyatt, Jen Bricker and Carey Lohrenz. […]

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