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EMC Teams up with Dr. Bryan Huber to Create Surgical Simulator

The Emergent Media Center (EMC) at Champlain College continues to find innovative ways to use technology. The EMC has teamed up with Dr. Bryan Huber to develop a virtual reality surgical simulator. This simulator could change the way surgeons learn, providing low risk and fully immersive training experiences. Students on the EMC’s team are able […]

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At The Box Office: Black Panther Movie Review

Assistant Professor of Filmmaking Julia Swift has been reviewing movies weekly for mychamplainvalley.com. On Feb. 16 Swift reviewed the new Marvel movie, Black Panther. Though she disagreed with calling the film “groundbreaking,” Swift acknowledged the importance of a superhero movie which celebrates African culture and heritage. She called it “an important piece of cinematic history.” The […]

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Champlain Alumnus Wins BEA Award

The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) award for short form video documentary was awarded to Tyler Bradley, a 2017 Broadcast Media Production graduate of Champlain College. His video, titled Safe Harbor, Welcome Home, won first place in its category. The documentary will be screened on April 9 at the BEA’s annual convention and Festival of Media Arts […]

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International Mother Language Day Speaker: Maung Nyeu

Champlain College is excited to host Maung Nyeu, founder of Our Golden Hour. Nyeu is an ethnic Marma from the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. He grew up under threat of genocide and ethnic cleansing, but is now completing his PhD at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Nyeu has founded three schools, where indigenous children are educated […]

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Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities PBS Premiere

The documentary, “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities,” airs on Feb. 19 at 9 p.m. on the PBS series, Independent Lens. Champlain College Associate Professor Van Dora Williams was the archival researcher for the film. She serves as the Program Director for Broadcast Media Production, Filmmaking and Sonic Arts in the Communication and Creative Media Division.

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Game Art & Animation major Featured on ArtStation

Senior Game Art & Animation major, Benjamin MacDonald’s Dragon Katana appeared as one of the picks on ArtStation. ArtStation is a showcase platform for artists of games, film, media, and entertainment. It enables student artists to showcase their portfolios, connect with other artists, and find new opportunities. Artists are able to “like” their favorite pieces, with enough likes within a short […]

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Broadcast Students Named IBS Finalists

Three Broadcast Media Production students have been named finalists of an IBS award (Intercollegiate Broadcasting System). Students Caroline Noll, Veronica Minor and Kaylee Mumford made the final cut in the Best News Feature category, competing against contenders from universities all over the United States. IBS is a national organization dedicated to providing support to student organizations in the broadcast field which […]

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Senior Series Showcase Student Writing

The Champlain College Center for Publishing and the Professional Writing Program have teamed up to host the Senior Series, in which senior students in the Professional Writing Program showcase works they have created during their time at Champlain. The first student reading, on Feb. 2, featured short stories written by Zach Paulsen, Maina Chen, and […]

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Game Art & Animation Project Featured in 80 Level

A Champlain College student in the Game Art & Animation major was recognized on the website “80 Level.” Jennifer Carlin, a junior, talked about the process behind a project completed during the Fall Semester in Montreal. She described the steps that went into textures, lighting, and architecture. Read the full interview and see more of […]

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Composite/Synthesis Exhibit at New Moon Cafe

    Gordon Glover, an assistant professor of Creative Media in the Division of Communication and Creative Media, is exhibiting a show of his work at New Moon Cafe from Feb. through April. The show is called composite/synthesis and an Artist’s Reception will take place on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. Along with his mixed […]

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