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TechLab uses 3D printing to make face shields for Emory Healthcare

When shortages in personal protective equipment (PPE) started affecting our healthcare facilities, we at TechLab started looking for ways to help out. After evaluating the various designs people around the world have been promoting and checking with Emory Healthcare doctors about their needs, we decided to make face shields. We went through several iterations of […]

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Ben Kasavan, Technical Support Specialist, Student Digital Life

Ben Kasavan is a new technical support specialist in Student Digital Life. He was hired after serving as a student employee technology specialist in the TechLab. Ben previously spent time as an explainer in the New York Hall of Science. A native of Queens in New York City, Ben earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from Emory. […]

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Tara McCurley, Assistant Director of ATS, Student Digital Life, Academic Technology Services

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Tara McCurley has been appointed to the position of assistant director of academic technologies. In her previous role she was the coordinator of the Computing Center at Cox Hall before stepping into her current role on an interim basis last year. In her new position, Tara manages Student Digital Life (SDL) and serves on the […]

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Students vying for Hult Prize use MAKEmory to bring idea to life

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In the back of Cox Computing Center, through dimmed, relaxed lighting and students glued to glowing laptop screens, a bright room beckons curious students to wander in and discover MAKEmory, Emory’s campus makerspace (formerly known as TechLab). This semester, a group of three students wandered in and have returned every week since to incubate a […]

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It’s a makeover for MAKEmory@TechLab at Student Digital Life…Meta-more-phosis?

In a space where things are imagined, imaged and built (sometimes repeatedly as designs are tweaked), it’s easy to reach the saturation mark where finding places to put things can become overwhelming. There is a need for organization, a plan to fit the space and then the space must be able to continue to evolve […]

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