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Charles Minihan was an Emory original

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[Ed. Note: excerpts taken from Charles’ obituary at Georgia Cremation.] Charles Ernest Minihan was born in Hillsdale, Michigan on December 11, 1949. He was 65 years old and a resident of Druid Hills, GA where he lived with his beloved wife, Catherine Anne Smith. He died on Monday, July 20, 2015, of complications from Idiopathic Pulmonary […]

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Student Printing and EaglePrint

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Even in this digital age, Student Printing is a heavily used service at Emory. Annually, our student body prints over 3.5 million pages on almost 2.5 million sheets of paper. This is currently done on 39 printers and 15 multi-function devices that allow for printing, copying, and scanning (and 1 that allows for faxing). You […]

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Lee Clontz, Manager, Faculty Services

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Lee Clontz has been promoted to the position of manager of Faculty Services. In that role, he will manage the Blackboard team and the Coursera production group as well as aspects of software distribution. A 15-year veteran of Emory, Lee begin his employment as a faculty web developer. In 2006, he joined Client Technology Services […]

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Kim Braxton chosen as new director of Academic Technology Services

Kim Braxton is the new director of academic technology services (ATS) for Emory University’s Library and Information Technology Services (LITS). In this position, Braxton will advance the University’s academic technology program, in collaboration with faculty, students, and library and information technology professionals. She also will develop and implement programs to enhance education and engagement through the innovative […]

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MOOCs: Supersizing Education

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Last month, LEAF and LITS Human Resources held their first 2014-2015 meeting of the Professional Reading Series, entitled “MOOCs: Supersizing Education.” The event was an open discussion about MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) that have been trending in universities worldwide and how these types of classes impact education. Facilitated by Stephanie Parisi (Coursera Instructional Designer, Faculty Services) […]

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Jazz in the Lab

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Student Digital Life was pleased to host Jazz in the Lab this past Friday, November 7, in the Computing Center at Cox Hall. The event opened with a brief performance that included Director of Jazz Studies Gary Motley on the piano and Jazz Artist Affiliate Chris Riggenbach on the double bass. [Ed. Note: click the […]

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Freshmen Arrival Weekend and Back to School 2014

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The 2014 Freshmen Arrival Weekend and Back to School (FAW/BTS) weekend and the week to follow were challenging, busy and successful. By the numbers: the Emory College Class of 2018 numbers 1389 and Oxford College’s 1st year class totals 461. There are students from 45 countries and 48 states are represented; we’ll look for Montana […]

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