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AICAD Exchange Program

AICADMIAD is a member of The Alliance of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD), an association of 42 internationally recognized colleges of art and design. Students, through this association, may apply to spend a semester or year in a similar degree program at one of the participating member institutions. You remain registered at MIAD (thus retaining residency and student aid eligibility) and receive regular credit for the mobility program. Students interested in participating in this exchange program should contact the registrar during their sophomore year for specific requirements.


House of Rad and MIAD alum Brandon Minga host Feed Your Soul

MIAD alum Brandon Minga ‘04 (llustration), principal artist and founder of the House of Rad (hrad), was excited to host the 20th anniversary of the Feed Your Soul benefit for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin on November 3, 2023. This was the second consecutive time hrad has hosted the event.

MIAD students receive 2023 Graphic Design Awards from GDUSA

Three MIAD Communication Design students received 60th anniversary American Graphic Design Awards from Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) magazine. The students were selected from over 8,000 entries, and judged alongside professional design work. Fewer than 10% of entrants received an award.

IAD seniors tour construction site of The Couture

Interior Architecture and Design (IAD) seniors from MIAD were taken to new heights on November 13 when they toured the construction site of The Couture, a 44-story skyscraper under construction that will be Milwaukee’s tallest residential and mixed-use building. The tour was part of a series of tours their senior thesis “Building Systems” class is taking with instructor Dan Kalkman, AIA.