Category Archives: Out in the World

Project Soli: New Tech On the Rise

By Michael Goldman and Devin Carlin   The Emergent Media Center is always looking at new technologies that can potentially improve the ease of access and functionality of our various projects. Our lab-techs were asked to keep an eye out on any upcoming technologies that they felt could really have a positive impact on the […]

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BREAKAWAY ANNOUNCED AS FINALIST FOR 2016 WOMANITY AWARD: A Q&A with Hannah Marchitell

By Michael Goldman/Bianca Roa This past summer, the Emergent Media Center (EMC) was proud to receive a nomination for their game BREAKAWAY chosen as one of the top 20 international Information and Computing Technology (ICT) applications addressing violence against women and girls. This year on January 26th, the EMC was notified that they were one of four finalist for the Womanity award offered […]

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BREAKAWAY’s Journey

By Ann DeMarle As we turn to the holiday season, I’ve been reflecting on all of the travel we’ve done during holidays past due to our United Nations sponsored BREAKAWAY, the game initiative addressing violence against women and girls. It may be the EMC project mostly likely to be nominated as the soul of the […]

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VTIFF LAUNCHES DIGITAL AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION PROGRAM

BURLINGTON, VT (10/22/2015) – Film enthusiasts attending Vermont International Film Foundation’s (VTIFF) upcoming 30th anniversary festival will have a new way to show their support for Vermont filmmakers. Developed in partnership with students at the Emergent Media Center (EMC) at Champlain College, VTIFF is launching a mobile-friendly website feature for filmgoers to vote for their […]

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A CHAMPBOT, A BATTLE, A VICTORY

By Keeshawn Nicholson ––A CHAMPBOT, A BATTLE, A VICTORY champlain College’s ChampBot came in second place at this year’s Mini-Maker Faire. However, many people who are a part of Champlain College’s community are not aware of the ChampBot Challenge, and others have no idea what a “ChampBot” is. So we bring you this blog post […]

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EMERGENT MEDIA CENTER MAKES A GOOD IMPRESSION AT CHAMPLAIN MINI MAKER FAIRE

Shelburne, VT – On September 26-27, 2015, Shelburne Farms held the annual Champlain Mini Maker Faire. The faire went on to celebrate maker culture; allowing everyone to witness masterpieces that stem from the creative minds of institutions and DIY households. In response to the faire’s mission, Champlain College’s Emergent Media Center attended to show case the creativity and innovation that is […]

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THE EMC WALKS TO END SEXUAL VIOLENCE AT LAURA’S MARCH

Burlington, VT – On September 12th, 2015, Oakledge Park was filled with friends of the late Laura Kate  Winterbottom as well as members of the Chittenden County community. Together they gathered on Laura’s birthday to prepare for the tenth anniversary of her 5 kilometer March. Organized by the LKW Memorial Fund, the event seeks to […]

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WOODSTOCK DIGITAL MEDIA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NEW SPONSORS AND PARTNERS FOR WDMF15

CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE MFA in EMERGENT MEDIA, VERMONT COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS and NHPR JOIN IN SUPPORT OF EVENT ON OCTOBER 16th GENERATOR, LOCAL 64, and NORMAN WILLIAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY SIGN ON AS EVENT PARTNERS Festival Organizers are pleased to announce a roster of sponsors and event partners for the 5th annual event, including several new […]

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Art Hop 2015

Burlington, VT – Every year during the second week of September, the air on Pine Street is filled with the aroma of delicious foods and the excited chatter of local artists showing off their work at the South End Art Hop. Organized by the South End Arts & Business Association (SEABA), the Art Hop is […]

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The EMC at E3

written by Giuseppe Liquori For gamers worldwide, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), is the first Christmas of the year. Held this year from June 16th-18th, it’s rivaled only by Germany’s Gamescom in scale. Despite the conference being held across the country in Los Angeles, the EMC still could be found at E3. Unfortunately, we […]

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