THE CROSSROADS OF MEDIA, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

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
Autumn Comes to the EMC

Autumn Comes to the EMC

Sarah Jerger Oct 11, 2019
By: Reagan Lee, '22The Emergent Media Center (EMC) staff and student employees always have several projects brewing! Now that the trees in Burlington are finally starting to show their rainbow of autumn colors, the EMC is excited to showcase our newest variety of projects, all of which aim to utilize creativity to educate, inspire, and innovate.SHAMAN IQ Shaman IQ is a virtual reality experience that hopes to offer people a mental reset in their busy lives. Using 360 video capture of… Read More
Autumn Comes to the EMC
EMC Team Transforms Learning Experience of Healthcare Software

EMC Team Transforms Learning Experience of Healthcare Software

Sarah Jerger Apr 25, 2019
By: Audrey Waggoner '21Many people leave campus for the summer, but here at the Emergent Media Center (EMC), we will be as busy as ever! One of our most exciting ongoing projects is a software development project called VisibleEP. VisibleEP is a collaboration with VisibleEP, LLC , a local biotech company specializing in electrophysiology (EP) mapping—tests that chart the electrical activity of a simulated heart in order to locate arrhythmias, and help patients and doctors treat and understan… Read More
EMC Team Transforms Learning Experience of Healthcare Software
Human-Centered Design & the EMC

Human-Centered Design & the EMC

Sarah Jerger Apr 15, 2019
By: Audrey Waggoner '21Previously in this blog series, we went over the background information about how human-centered design functions. In this installment, we will be learning how and why the EMC decided to implement human-centered design in our workflow here, and what kind of things we’ve done using the process.The EMC decided to implement human-centered design because the ideas and methodologies associated with it are really effective for organizations and services, and it provides… Read More
Human-Centered Design & the EMC
What is Human-Centered Design?

What is Human-Centered Design?

Sarah Jerger Apr 8, 2019
By: Audrey Waggoner, '21Human-centered design is both a methodology and a mindset. As a methodology, it gives people the tools to create innovative and practical solutions to complex problems. As a mindset, it encourages would-be designers to identify with the people they are trying to help and emphasizes the importance of research and collaboration.The human-centered design process consists of three core stages: inspiration, ideation, and implementation.Inspiration is an essenti… Read More
What is Human-Centered Design?
Spacebox at the Toronto Kids Digital Festival

Spacebox at the Toronto Kids Digital Festival

Sarah Jerger Mar 28, 2019
By: Audrey Waggoner '21Last week, one of the Emergent Media Center’s (EMC) projects was shown at the Toronto Kids Digital Festival! This is a new festival devoted to inspiring creativity in people of all ages. It features interactive installations, games, and workshops created by international artists, and focuses on displaying work that creatively integrates cutting-edge research and technology with kid-friendly art and design. The festival hopes to open minds up to the limitless possibilit… Read More
Spacebox at the Toronto Kids Digital Festival