Category Archives: Out in the World

A Mind at Peace: ShamanIQ

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 […]

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Design Challenge: Holy Name Medical Center

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 […]

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Spacebox at the Toronto Kids Digital Festival

By: Audrey Waggoner ’21 Last 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 […]

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Design Challenge 2019

By: Audrey Waggoner ’21 The EMC has partnered with the Heritage Winooski Mill Museum for our Spring 2019 Design Challenge. The team consists of Champlain College students coming from a diverse range of majors, from Communications to Game Programming to Filmmaking. The museum is a unique space in the old Champlain Mill that overlooks the […]

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Julia Swift

By: Alexis Dunn ’19 This Summer, Julia Swift joined the Emergent Media Center (EMC) as a faculty consultant to work with a team of students on a brand new 360 degree VR film experience. She created a prototype with the student staff that was debuted on the first night of the South End Art Hop.  […]

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Art Hop 2018

By: Alexis Dunn ’19 Silent Connections is a 360 video experience using virtual reality technology (VR) to allow the user to see what it’s like to live life in someone else’s shoes. The user takes on the role of Alex, a student, friend, child, nature enthusiast, and a deaf person. The experience was created by […]

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The Power of Play

by Susa Breese ’21 How did a cardboard box make its way into a museum? By playing with the ordinary until it became extraordinary. Champlain College’s Emergent Media Center Sandbox Team brought its project, SpaceBox, to the Chicago Design Museum’s Hey! Play! exhibit this fall, where it will stay until February of 2018, running parallel […]

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The Champlain College Emergent Media Center’s Sandbox team has been selected to showcase their SpaceBox project for alt.ctrl.GDC 2017!!!

The Champlain College Emergent Media Center’s Sandbox team has been selected to showcase their SpaceBox project for alt.ctrl.GDC 2017!!! The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest professional game industry event with over 27,000 attendees. alt.ctrl.GDC is one of GDC’s most acclaimed interactive spaces, an on-site showcase of alternative control schemes and interactions in […]

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“Talkin’ Ten” with Former EMC Project Manager Lauren Nishikawa ’09

Former Emergent Media Center Project Manager Lauren Nishikawa ’09 stopped by Alumni Auditorium as a member of the Game Panel at Champlain College’s inaugural 2016 Fall Career Conference, and took some time to chat with us about the tenth anniversary of the EMC. What’s it like to look back on ten years of the Emergent Media […]

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The Lakeside PokeGo Gym

By: Giuseppe Liquori Location: Miller Center at Lakeside 3 teams are competing to be “the very best, like no one ever was,” at Champlain College’s Miller Center – the contest to control its gym is never-ending. This is – Pokemon GO! You’ve probably heard about this GPS-based augmented reality game from Niantic by now; social […]

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