Author Archives: Wade Moricle

Coping with COVID: The music of the pandemic

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Berthold Auerbach, German-Jewish poet and author Colin performs Last week, Colin Bragg (reserves coordinator) gave an acoustic guitar/synthesizer concert on Facebook. His style is a mixture of soundscapes, from a folksy stroll in the woods to walking in a spacesuit and beyond. His […]

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LITS recent headlines and upcoming events

Recent LITS headlines: ECDS news: Punk Zines, Social Media, and Digital Humanities, Oh My!: Reflections on the 2019-2020 Woodruff/ECDS Fellowship, by Amy Li Emory Libraries news: Monitoring library collections remotely, by Kirsten Wehner Upcoming LITS events: (go HERE for more information for each event) May 15 – Virtual Staff Fest, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, […]

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Diego Duran, Storage Engineer, Data Storage

Diego Duran is a new storage engineer in data storage. He spent the last year working as a professional services engineer at EMTEC. He also worked at his previous college as an information systems assistant for over a year. Born and raised in West Orange, NJ, Diego has an associate degree in computer science from […]

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Elle Hao, Informatics Analyst, Data Management and Solutions Team

Elle Hao is a new informatics analyst for the Data Management and Solutions Team. She previously worked in the Emory University Oxford College Admission office for 2 months as a business operations specialist. She also worked for two years as a systems analyst in the Virginia Tech University Scholarship and Financial Aid departments. A native […]

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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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