Category Archives: ORA

Research and Scholarship Town Hall Meeting on October 23, 2019

On Behalf of Deborah Bruner, Senior Vice President for Research Faculty and Staff, You are invited to join me for a Research and Scholarship Town Hall on October 23, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the WHSC Administration Building, 1st floor, Auditorium! We have had an exciting year in research, administration, and university. We would like to provide […]

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CRA Study Group

About the CRA Study Group The CRA Study Group is a self-study program facilitated by small group meetings and designed for all Emory University research administrators who are interested in and qualify to take the certified research administrator (CRA) exam. The CRA exam is managed by the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC), an independent certifying […]

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ORA Welcomes Inger Jackson Garnett as the Director of Strategic Operations for the ORA Dragon Team

Please join us in welcoming Inger Jackson Garnett to the ORA family.  As of July 1st, Inger is the Director of Strategic Operations for the newly formed ORA Dragon Team.  In this role, she will recruit & train a team of 3 staff focused on process improvement opportunities across all offices in ORA. Inger brings […]

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Emory Research Administrator Spotlight- Rashonda Harris

This month we are proud to highlight one of our Emory Research Administrators, Rashonda Harris, for her inspiring volunteer work with the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) to bring four complimentary NCURA workshops to Puerto Rico in February 2019. In September 2017, Puerto Rico was hit by the devastating hurricane Maria. Since that […]

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PMS – Two-Factor Authentication Requirement

PMS will be instituting a “Two-Factor Authentication requirement.”  The requirement for Two-Factor Authentication will be rolled out in phases between March 25, 2019 and March 31, 2019. All Payment Management System (PMS) users will be required to use Two-Factor Authentication to log into PMS.  Two-factor authentication is a method of confirming your claimed identities by […]

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Call For Nominations- Faculty Service Dragon Award

The following message is sent on behalf of Dr. Deborah Bruner and Dr. Todd Sherer to Emory Faculty Collaborating with Research Administration Services Units   March 14, 2019 Dear Colleagues, The Office of Research Administration (ORA) has implemented a new staff recognition and award program named The ORA Dragon Awards.  During the next ORA’s Biannual […]

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Physician Fringe Rate Established for FY 2020

Beginning in FY 2020, Emory will have a new fringe rate for faculty physician employees.  Our faculty physician employees are unique because of their dual appointment positions within the University and Healthcare and across our tripartite missions: research, teaching and clinical care delivery. Physicians currently have some of their benefits funded by the University fringe […]

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New Webinars and Program Now Available in ELMS

How to register: Register for the webinar/program in ELMS. To locate the webinar/program, please search using class code listed next to the corresponding webinar/program. Questions: Please contact Ashley Myers at aemyers@emory.edu.

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Upcoming NCURA Webinars

Upcoming NCURA webinars How to register: Register for the webinar in ELMS. To locate the webinar, please search using class code listed next to the corresponding webinar. Questions: Please contact Ashley Myers at aemyers@emory.edu.

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Spring 2018 ORA Leadership Speaker Series

On behalf of Dr. David L. Wynes: Dear colleagues, To support ORA’s goal to invest in the training and development of all staff and leadership within the division, ORA launched the Leadership Speaker Series in April 2017.  In continuing the ORA leadership speaker series, please mark your calendars for March 15, 2018, at 8:30 am. […]

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