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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


Photography alum featured in Madison, WI solo exhibition

Photography alum Sarah Stankey ’13 shares the vulnerable and traumatic experience of 90 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in her new exhibition “What to Expect,” hosted by Madison’s Arts + Literature Laboratory as part of the Bridge Work Madison program.

NSP: Fine Arts students exhibit at TASK Creative

Twelve New Studio Practice: Fine Arts sophomores took their art out of the classroom and exhibited work locally at TASK Creative as part of Adjunct Assistant Professor Grant Gill’s course “Singularity & Multiplicity.”