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EHSO visits the Woodruff Library

The LITS Wellness Committee recently hosted a presentation by Grant Bradley from the Environmental Health & Safety Office (EHSO). Held in the Jones Room in the Woodruff Library, Grant discussed proper lifting techniques, air quality, posture, and work safety. Grant told the audience that EHSO offers three main services: waste collection, accident reporting, and spill […]

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Upcoming wellness events

We wanted to make you aware of three upcoming events. There is still time to join the 2019 Atlanta Heart Walk on Sept. 28, 2019! Check it out at:https://www2.heart.org/site/TR/HeartWalk/General?sid=1071&type=fr_informational&pg=informational&fr_id=4458. You can register, join a group, donate, whatever works best for you. This is a great event where you can have fun and help a worthy […]

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Wellness Committee announces Biketober initiative

As part of the Wellness Committee for LITS, we wanted to make you aware of an exciting opportunity coming up in October. It is called Biketober and helps to promote bike riding across Atlanta. LITS has a team that you can sign up for when you register. It’s FREE! Or you can sign up on […]

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New cell phone booth in the Woodruff Library

We have a new cell phone booth (also called a soundproof office pod or Zenbooth) installed in the Woodruff level 2 staff area close to room 208E. This is a pilot experience, to assess the value of these semi-private phone booths in open work areas. Hopefully, an exciting addition to our space! Inside the booth […]

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Shelton’s pool team wins title; headed to nationals in Las Vegas

Al Shelton (senior application developer, ITSMO) is the captain of a 9-ball pool team that recently won a qualifying tournament for the chance to play for the World 9-Ball Championship. He and his team will be in Las Vegas, NV, on August 13-17, 2019, to try to bring the title to Georgia. The team, named “Santa […]

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Walk with a Leader offers conversational opportunities with leadership

Who knew Rich Mendola walks at such a brisk pace? For the past few weeks, LITS employees have enjoyed the chance to get in some steps while chatting with leaders throughout the division. The campaign was organized by the LITS Wellness Committee to coincide with the final days of the Emory Move More Challenge. “We wanted […]

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Viewing of the movie Precious in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2019, we’re going to the movies! Please join us in a viewing of the movie Precious by: Lee Daniels Pregnant by her own father for the second time, 16-year-old Claireece “Precious” Jones (Gabourey Sidibe) can neither read nor write and suffers constant abuse at the hands of her […]

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