THE CROSSROADS OF MEDIA, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

Semester in Review

Semester in Review

Sarah Jerger May 1, 2020
Written by: Gillianne Ross ‘22With 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, '22Edited by: Gillianne Ross, '22Shamanism 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
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