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May Mental Health Awareness Month resources

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and MIAD is committed to the health and well-being of our students, faculty and staff. Below is a list of MIAD and Milwaukee community-based wellness resources.

RESOURCES FOR MIAD STUDENTS

Mental health and counseling support: MIAD students can contact studentsupport@miad.edu for assistance with non-clinical mental health or counseling support if they are feeling upset, overwhelmed or stressed or if they are struggling balancing school with work, personal issues or medical situations.

Marquette University Counseling Center: MIAD partners with Marquette University to provide MIAD students free, confidential short-term counseling with a licensed professional, as well as with a new online mental health tool called SilverCloud.

View full list of MIAD health and wellness resources.

MILWAUKEE COMMUNITY RESOURCES 

  • Alternatives to calling the police for situations including housing, LGBTQ+, mental health, crime and more. Learn more.
  • Low-cost or free mental health resources in Milwaukee. Learn more.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) local resources in southeast Wisconsin. Learn more.
  • PrideFest Health and Wellness digital directory with local and statewide resources. Learn more.
  • Milwaukee County Crisis Line: 24 hrs/day, 7 days a week. (414) 257-7222

News

Metalwork and molds: MIAD alum on Kohler Residency

Eye-opening and awe-inspiring: this is how Nirmal Raja ’08 (Painting) describes learning to work with liquid metal. The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) alum recently completed the John Michael Kohler Arts Center Arts/Industry Residency in Kohler, Wisconsin.

MIAD Values Recognition Award: Dale Shidler

Dale Shidler, Professor of Communication Design, received the January 2024 MIAD Values Recognition Award at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). Dale’s nominations highlighted his embodiment of MIAD’s Core Values, especially Integrity, Kindness and Community.

MIAD students, alumni, faculty create work for ThriveOn King

Four Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) community members will contribute to the first floor of the new ThriveOn King community hub on North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. They make up part of the 20 Milwaukee artists who will convey the history and heritage of Bronzeville in this collaborative space.

MIAD Board of Trustees welcomes new members

The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) Board of Trustees welcomed two new members at their January 2024 meeting. Dr. Daniel A. Schroeder, co-founder and president/CEO of Organization Development Consultants, Inc. (ODC), and Noah Stone, reference librarian and circulation assistant at North Shore Public Library, joined MIAD’s Board.

Lubar Innovation Center students design for Kohler

When Kohler needed t-shirt designs created for their Sustainability Champions program and I-Prize competition, the company turned to the Lubar Innovation Center at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). From there, staff at the Innovation Center connected Kohler with two MIAD Illustration students.

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