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Hall and Burke get rewarded for cost savings effort

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Gerry Hall and Joel Burke recently worked on an effort to setup single sign-on for Emory’s recruiting system with IBM. The team faced a challenge with this integration where there was a mismatch between the NETID they were transmitting and the NETID being stored on the IBM/Kenexa system. Gerry and Joel found a solution that […]

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I’m (probably) not a luddite, but there was that Skype incident

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A few years ago, as I was nearing the completion of my graduate studies in studio art, I decided to give the academic job market a try. I’ve held a job in some capacity since I was 15, so I assumed this arena would be somewhat similar to other job markets in the U.S. I […]

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King of Pops and sun safety on August 14

The LITS Wellness Committee is hosting a sun safety awareness event featuring King of Pops! The event will be held in the Woodruff Library’s Jones Room from 2-3 pm on Monday, August 14. Did you know that people with thin or thinning hair should apply sunscreen to the scalp as well? Or that you can sunburn even on […]

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MyEmory brings King of Pops to happy LITSers

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This year’s annual MyEmory Summer Social was held this week with a twist. Rather than inviting LITS employees to come to one location, the team brought the party to the division, with three separate “pop-up” socials in the Woodruff Library, the North Decatur Building and the 1762 Building. Featuring the delicious summertime treat of popsicles […]

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LITS MyEmory ice cream social next week

The LITS MyEmory committee invites you to join us on August 2 for everyone’s favorite summer treat – the King of Pops! If you are a MyEmory donor we thank you for your participation; if not, come join us for a popsicle and consider giving to MyEmory. The event will be held in three locations: 2-2:30 […]

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Chuck Spornick retires after 31 years at Emory

Chuck Spornick is retiring after being at Emory for 31 years. Lars Myers and I sat down with him recently and asked him to reflect about his career. Question: Tell us about your time at before coming to Emory. Chuck: I was trained as a medievalist at Notre Dame, and I received my PhD in history […]

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HR seeks nominations for 2017 LITS Significant Contribution Award

Nominations are currently being sought for 2017 LITS Significant Contribution Awards.  Many of our employees have made key milestone contributions toward LITS objectives or Emory’s mission during fiscal year 2017.  If you happen to work with, or manage, someone who has made such a contribution, please document the details of this achievement on the form I […]

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