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Technology at MIAD

MIAD uses state of the art technology related to the creation of art and design.

Computer Labs

Computers are available for use to all MIAD students. Institutional Technology staff and their student monitors are available for assistance in the labs. The Technology Services desk provides a wide array of computer equipment and accessories for all students including laptop chargers, a plethora of adapters and digital drawing accessories. The labs are the following:

  • 235A – 1 computer
  • 235B – 19 computers, 20 Wacom tablets
  • 245 – 19 computers
  • 255 – 21 computers
  • 270 Digital Media Classroom – 1 Wacom tablet
  • 440 Emerging Technology Center – 6 computers
  • 445 Innovation Center – 3 computers, 5 tablets
  • Library – 4 Computers
Lubar Emerging Technology Center (ETC)

The Lubar Emerging Technology Center (ETC) is a place where MIAD students, staff and faculty engage with technologies as they develop. The purpose of the Lubar ETC is to help students learn how to learn to use technology to support their creative practice.  All students have full access to the lab, regardless of course of study or discipline. The lab supports 3 types of digital making:  Rapid Prototyping, Immersive Technology, and Physical Computing.

For detailed information, visit the Lubar Emerging Technology Center here.

IT Support

Technology Services
Campus technology help desk and support portal
support@miad.edu

News

MIAD alum named designated artist for ABCD gala event

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) alum and employee Cheryl Klein ’98 (Drawing) was selected as the designated artist for the After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (ABCD) 25th anniversary gala on June 15, 2024.

Illustration and Animation faculty publishes book

Associate Professor Adam Osgood, who teaches Illustration and Animation courses at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), will publish Motion Illustration: How to Use Animation Techniques to Make Illustrations Move through Bloomsbury in August 2024.

MKE airport unveils inaugural MIAD student exhibition

Positivity abounded at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport on June 27 as the airport and the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) unveiled the inaugural installation of MIAD student artwork in the busy D concourse.