Author Archives: Jay D Flanagan

July wellness events

The LITS Wellness Committee thought everyone might be interested in some additional classes that will be upcoming along with the end of the Operation Eat Right Challenge. Upcoming Events Operation Eat Right wraps up this Sunday, July 12.  Thank you for all of your efforts in getting the word out and participating in the challenge. […]

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Zoom will require passwords or waiting room starting July 19

Many changes have occurred over the last three months with advent of the Covid-19 pandemic. One of these changes, which has actually been extremely useful to all of us, is our use of Zoom. Zoom has been huge for Emory, both on the University side helping to manage remote teaching and on the Healthcare side […]

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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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