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New Employees:

  • Allan Anderson, Information Security Intern (part-time)

No longer working in the Computing and Information Technology Center:

  • April Cavins, Data Communications Field Technician (part-time).
  • Vidya Dambala, Programmer Analyst, Oracle Database Administration (AIS).
  • Brett Thompson, Information Security Intern (part-time).
  • Jon Ingle, Computer Systems Manager, Distributed Learning Support, Enterprise Systems Technical Services. 
  • Amy Allen, Computer Systems Manager, Unix Support Services.

Changes, Awards, Recognition, Publications, etc.

Dr. Rich Anderson, Information Security Coordinator, is working on a method to analyze film structure in much the same way that text is analyzed, despite the lack of a rigid grammatical structure. His work with Dr. Brian O'Connor, professor of Library and Information Sciences, on this project was highlighted in the most recent issue of UNT Research.

Anderson's book, Doing Things with Information: Beyond Indexing and Abstracting, co-authored with Dr. O'Connor and Dr. Jodi Kearns is now listed on

Service to UNT

The following people were recognized for their service to UNT in InHouse recently:

20 years of service

  • Rong Chai Wang, Programmer Analyst, Payroll/HR Systems (AIS).

15 years of service

  • Douglas Eugene Alders, Computer Support Specialist, EIS Security Administration (AIS).

10 years of service

  • Philip Allen Buhler, Programmer Analyst, Oracle Database Administration (AIS).

  • Anna Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner, Student Computing Services Manager (ACS).

New Graduates

Congratulations to all the recent graduates:

  • Graham Pocta, Distributed Computing and Imaging Services Student Computer Technician (part-time), graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science.

  • Emily Schlebach, Student Assistant, Planning and Administration (part-time), graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.

  • DaMiri Young, Computer Systems Manager, Research Computing Support (ACS) graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.

New Babies

One just arrived and one is almost here. Congratulations to Shane Jester, Computer Systems Manager in Distributed Learning Support, and his wife Letty. Their brand new baby girl was born on 5/12/08 -- Eve Cortez Jester.

Due, "any day now," David and Danja Franklin were feted with a baby shower recently.  Danja is a Production Control Specialist in PeopleSoft Application Infrastructure Management (AIS) and David is a Computer Equipment Operator in Computer Operations (AIS).


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