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Learning & Organizational Development Program Graduates Honored

LITS is proud of its recent Learning & Organizational Development Program graduates. Honored in a ceremony on October 3, 2013, the graduates were treated to a host of guest speakers, including Michael Mandl (Executive Vice President for Business and Administration), Peter Barnes (Vice President for Human Resources), and Wanda Hayes (Senior Director, Learning and Organizational […]

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Todd’s Classic Cars

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Todd Sirmans (R-WIT) is the High Performance Computing (HPC) Systems lead during the day at Emory. But at night and on the weekends, his passion is restoring and owning classic 70’s American muscle cars! An enthusiast for over 28 years, Todd first realized he was a car guy when he got his very first car, […]

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One-Week, One-Tool Has Two LITS Contributers

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) recently conducted a “digital humanities barn raising” called “One Week, One Tool” at George Mason University in which a team of twelve strangers would design and implement a new software tool for humanities scholarship in only one week. The team was selected via a global application process and […]

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Ramirez and DeRose Each Travel to Peru

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Joe DeRose and Jocelyn Ramirez (both of R-WIT) each took separate trips to Peru this summer, both having just returned in the last month. The following is a summary of their amazing adventures: Jocelyn Ramirez A native of Peru, Jocelyn is from Lima. She went in mid-June for a wedding and extended her trip for […]

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Meet the LIMS Team

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One of the major applications currently being administered in the Research and Woodruff Health Sciences IT (R-WIT) division is the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). The LIMS is currently deployed in several laboratories across Emory University and the Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI). The LIMS is accessible from multiple organizations and physical networks and […]

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Mary Walters, IT Product Manager, R-WIT

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Mary joins R-WIT where she will be managing the electronic Biomedical Interactive Resource Tool (eBIRT). Currently she is using a product called Symplectic Elements to help build faculty research profiles. A fifteen-year employee at Emory, she started in the Office of Admissions for the School of Nursing and was also a business analyst on the Student Information […]

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Tonia Edwards, Project Manager, R-WIT

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Tonia is a PMP-certified project manager in R-WIT and she will be working primarily with the Library development team. Her current project list includes the Slave Voyages project and a range of others. Before coming to Emory, Tonia worked at Balentine, an investment management firm, as Director of Project Strategy and Implementation. She was also […]

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