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May Mental Health Awareness Month resources

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...

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MIAD student designs new map for the MKE Airport

MIAD student designs new map for the MKE Airport

Did you know? The Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is the most visited building in Milwaukee. Through the MIAD Innovation Center, Sophie Yufa ’21 (Communication Design) worked with the MKE Airport to redesign the map thousands of passengers use each day....

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A MIAD First-Year Experience Like No Other

A MIAD First-Year Experience Like No Other

In Fall 2020, new MIAD students entered their first year of college in virtual and blended learning formats due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the video above, first-year students reflect on their experiences this year and how they persevered through challenges.

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Society of Illustrators honors five MIAD students

Society of Illustrators honors five MIAD students

The Society of Illustrators has accepted a record five MIAD Illustration students and recent alumni to the organization’s 2021 Student Scholarship Competition. Congratulations to Josh Beedy ’21, Emily Bowers ’20, Anja Brandl ’22, Colleen Schinler ’21 and Lindsey...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Resources

COVID-19 Vaccination Resources

  As of Monday, April 5, anyone over 16 years of age who lives, works or studies in the State of Wisconsin is eligible for COVID-19 vaccination.  This includes all MIAD students.While MIAD will not require students to receive the vaccination, nor track who has or...

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Six seniors awarded 2021 MIAD Alumni Thesis Scholarships

Six seniors awarded 2021 MIAD Alumni Thesis Scholarships

Through the generosity of MIAD alumni, faculty and staff, MIAD is awarding $1,500 to seniors to directly support the fabrication and installation of their capstone work. Winners of the 2021 MIAD Alumni Thesis Scholarship awards were chosen by a panel of alumni with...

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MIAD condemns anti-Asian hate incidents

MIAD condemns anti-Asian hate incidents

Long before health officials had confirmed the first cases of COVID-19 in the United States, acts of discrimination and xenophobia against Asian Americans were rising rapidly. Members of the Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi American (APIDA) communities have...

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MIAD students celebrate and honor women in Product Design

MIAD students celebrate and honor women in Product Design

  When Olivia Paul ’21 (Product Design) looked around Product Design studios at MIAD, she noticed something: all of the posters decorating the studios with inspirational quotes from product designers featured male designers.  “Industrial [Product] Design is a...

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Milkowski named MIAD VP for Development and Communications

The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) has named Tracy Milkowski vice president for development and communications. Milkowski began the role in February, following the retirement of Vivian Rothschild, who worked at the nonprofit college for more than a...

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Black History Month events at MIAD

February is Black History Month! While you shouldn't wait for a specific day or month to learn about and explore Black history, now is as good a time as any. Black history is American history, and it is world history. The past informs our present and can help us to...

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MIAD students create visual responses to survivor writings

Work created by MIAD students as part of the LOTUS Legal Clinic’s “Untold Stories” project is on view at the Milwaukee Art Therapy Collective November 14 and 21. An online celebration, the “Lotus Untold Stories 2020 Showcase,” is November 13 at 6 p.m. “Untold Stories”...

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MIAD students gain internship experiences virtually

MIAD students gain internship experiences virtually

Professional experiences, such as internships, are an important part of a MIAD education. During summer 2020, three MIAD Communication Design students – Hanna Norland ’21, Krysta Oelhafen ’22 and Kelsey Robinson ’21 – participated in a virtual internship through The...

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