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Peek starts organization to help empower survivors of sexual trauma

Dawn Peek (senior network analyst, Technical Operations Center) recently founded the My Sister’s Keepers of Atlanta, an organization “empowering women to move from behind the shadows of their pasts after experiencing sexual trauma.” “I am a thriving survivor of sexual assault,” says Dawn. Her organization works with women who are survivors of sexual assault. Their goal […]

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Carpool matching at Emory

Carpool matching starts this week. If you are interested, sign up now. The following information comes from Emory’s Transportation Office: Interested in saving $500+ dollars every year?  Sign-up to look for a carpool match: http://bit.ly/LYC2019. Carpool with just one Emory employee and parking is $28/month for the carpool permit (save over $500 every year). Carpool with two or more Emory employees […]

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Emory benefits enrollment ends Monday, November 12

Held October 29 through November 12, 2018, annual enrollment provides you with an opportunity to review your current benefits and make changes for the upcoming year (January 1 – December 31, 2019). You can select your medical plan and select or make changes to other benefits such as dental, vision, life insurance and more. This […]

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“Ansible” – a science fiction word with Emory origins?

Many Emory IT folks are involved with the automation and control tool Ansible, and with ongoing LITS efforts to incorporate it into our environment. But the name of the product isn’t just a word made up by a marketing consultant somewhere in Silicon Valley. Decades ago in high school, I ran across the invented word […]

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Scott Swann retires after 35 years

After a 35-year Emory career, mostly spent in management and project management, Scott Swann has decided to hang up his tartan. So to speak. Scott began at Emory on August 18, 1980, which has always been easy for him to remember because August 19 is his birthday. He started as a mainframe programmer with Emory Hospital […]

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LITS Wellness Committee: Kinship 5K, stretch break, refresh from stress, and a new blog post

Please read ahead for some updates from your wellness committee. Check out our website to stay up-to-date on campus wellness activities and find resources. The Winship 5K is THIS SATURDAY October 13. LITS has a team named LITS: Unplugged and Still Running. Sign up to run or walk. Refresh from Stress is going on right […]

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Harrison hikes the Inca Trail in Peru

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Sandra Harrison (Business/Administration) recently took a dream vacation by hiking the Inca Trail in Peru. She took the 7-day trip with fourteen of her cohorts from the Atlanta Outdoor Club, which typically does hiking, biking, kayaking and skiing adventures more regionally, but also organizes international trips for its members. Sandra has been a member of […]

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