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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 celebrates one-year anniversary of offsite gallery

The Gallery at The Ave, the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design’s (MIAD) first offsite gallery, celebrated its one-year anniversary at the opening reception of its newest show, “Culture Starters: Emerging from Quarantine.”

MIAD Values Recognition Award: Matt Sothan

Matt Sothan, Assistant Director of Admissions, Transfer and Nontraditional Enrollment Specialist, received the March 2024 MIAD Values Recognition Award at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). Matt received nominations that highlighted his embodiment of MIAD’s Core Values, especially Integrity and Community.

Communication Design seniors win advertising design awards

Milwaukee has its ‘Oscars’ for advertising design, and at this year’s United Adworkers 99 competition for professionals and students, two Communication Design seniors at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) received coveted awards.

MIAD student projects fully funded by Grilled Cheese Grant

For the second year in a row, all five Grilled Cheese Grant finalists—including two Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) students—had their projects fully funded. In its ninth year, the MIAD alumni-run and crowd-funded grant awards funding to artists working in Southern Wisconsin.