THE CROSSROADS OF MEDIA, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

Flowers in the EMC

Flowers in the EMC

Sarah Jerger Nov 12, 2020
Written by: Carly Freeman '20 I am the Graphic Designer and Installation Artist here at the Emergent Media Center (EMC). I’ve created a lot of fun projects throughout my year at the EMC, but the one that represents the spirit of the EMC most is the Flower Mobile Sculpture. This project has been a great representation of the Emergent Media Center because of the iterative process we use to innovate with.  The project began in the Fall of 2019 with an idea that transferred into a sk… Read More
Flowers in the EMC
Our Summer of Project Progress

Our Summer of Project Progress

Sarah Jerger Aug 20, 2020
Written by: Gillianne Ross ‘22 It has been a busy summer here at the Emergent Media Center (EMC). While our summer group worked remotely this session, the twenty students who participated in select projects continued to put forth equal effort and enthusiasm for their work. Projects and design challenge teams for this summer session took part in creating a virtual fish tank community, Tank It Easy, for Champlain College, while another proposed ways to share information and news in a post Covi… Read More
Our Summer of Project Progress
Who Is A Scientist

Who Is A Scientist

Sarah Jerger Jul 13, 2020
Written by: Gillianne Ross '22 Even in these unordinary times people continue to innovate ways to enhance our future and positively impact the lives of those both near and far. The Emergent Media Center (EMC) recently conducted a brainstorming session in collaboration with UVM professor Dr. Leon Wells to uncover the potential of creating a tool that would measure implicit bias as it relates to the identification of scientists. While traditionally held in person over one afternoon, this brain… Read More
Who Is A Scientist
Semester in Review

Semester in Review

Sarah Jerger May 1, 2020
Written by: Gillianne Ross ‘22 With the Spring semester coming to a close, the Emergent Media Center (EMC) is reflecting back on its progress over the past few months. We have continued to push forward and look with an eye toward future endeavors despite the change in circumstances due to Covid-19. EMC staff, student workers, and interns have been working from home since mid-March, but that has not stopped us from producing some wonderful projects. As we wrap things up for this semester and… Read More
Semester in Review
A Mind at Peace: ShamanIQ

A Mind at Peace: ShamanIQ

Sarah Jerger Apr 2, 2020
Written by: Reagan Lee, '22 Edited by: Gillianne Ross, '22 Shamanism is an ancient practice, meant to take the practitioner out of a stressful mindset by introducing them to a meditative state of consciousness. Traditional Shamanism practiced by indigenous people for thousands of years, is a form of meditation used to alter one’s consciousness to commune with a symbolic realm by entering a trance-like state. Using the Shamanistic technique, the hope is for the subject to experience emotional… Read More
A Mind at Peace: ShamanIQ
Design Challenge: Holy Name Medical Center

Design Challenge: Holy Name Medical Center

Sarah Jerger Dec 16, 2019
Located in the town of Teaneck, New Jersey, the Holy Name Medical Center is a beacon of technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and wellness. The Holy Name Medical Center came to the Emergent Media Center (EMC) with a challenge. The EMC accepted. A team of student workers from different years with different majors came together to tackle the challenge. Together they bring a combination of e… Read More
Design Challenge: Holy Name Medical Center
Critical Friends: The First Cross-Team Critique of Fall 2019

Critical Friends: The First Cross-Team Critique of Fall 2019

Sarah Jerger Nov 8, 2019
Cross-Team critiques On October 24th, the Emergent Media Center (EMC) held its first cross-team critique of the fall semester. We heard from all of the teams who are working on various projects this fall and received some exciting insight into the hard work and detail they are all pouring into their projects.  The EMC makes a point to value Critical Friends, those who ask provocative questions and challenge each other in order to inspire healthy growth, hoping to foster an environment of ope… Read More
Critical Friends: The First Cross-Team Critique of Fall 2019