Learn more about the MIAD Laptop Initiative and what it means to you.

Date? March 30th
Time? 5:30pm
Where? Library
How Much? Free Pizza
The details… Still confused about the Laptop Initiative? Concerned with what this means about next year? Student Government is holding a School Forum, March 30th, at 5:30 in the library. This is to address what exactly is happening, as well as directing open conversation between the student community and the faculty here at MIAD. If you strongly feel this applies to you as a student then I recommend you come and join us in the talk.

Pizza will be provided.

Contact email: grantgill@miad.edu
Contact name: Grant Gill

Carlos Cortez and Allied Artists

Date? April 1 – May 15, 2011
Time? Opening Reception: Friday, Arpil 1 from 5-9pm
Where? Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, 839 S 5th ST
How Much? ADmission is Free
The details… WPCA is proud to present an eclectic exhibition of prints based around the life and social commentary of the Milwaukee born artist Carlos Cortéz. This show, including work from the Just Seeds and WWIII Co-ops, is a demonstration of human rights issues including those focusing on immigration, working-class struggles, and the role of government in society.

Curated from private and public collections by the WPCA Exhibition Committee with the assistance of Susan Simensky Bietila.

Contact email: maryo@wpca-milwaukee.org
Contact name: Mary Overman
Weblink http://www.wpca-milwaukee.org

Spring break LIBRARY Hours

Date? Sun – Fri March 13 – 18, 2011
Time? Open MonFri 8 am – 4 pm
Where? Library
How Much? …is there a charge? or is it free?
The details… Have a great spring break! If you are around campus the library is OPEN Mon – Fri 8 am – 4 pm and CLOSED Sunday before (March 13) but regular hours resume Sunday March 20th 3 pm – 9 pm
Contact email: nancysiker@miad.edu
Contact name: Nancy Siker
Weblink http://topcat.switchinc.org/screens/libinfo_19.html

What? MIAD’S GOT TALENT

Date? MARCH 25
Time? 7 (FREE DINNER AT 5:30)
Where? CAFETERIA
How Much? FREE
The details… Sign up sheets for acts are down at R45. $300 in total prize money for the best acts. If you have an interesting act then we want to see it. Hosts Nate Pyper and Steve Strupp.

Free Pizza Shuttle dinner starting at 5:30.

Contact email: grantgill@miad.edu
Contact name: Grant Gill

2011 Service Learning Symposium

Date? March 25th
Time? 11:00am-12:30pm
Where? Eisner Museum
How Much? Free
The details… This year we are excited to have Divinity Barkley Matovu, co-founder and director of Amagezi Gemaanyi Youth Association (AGYA), as our Keynote Speaker. Divinity is traveling all the way from Uganda to speak about her experience with volunteerism, service, and education at this year’s event.

Spring 2011 Foundations Students Juried Exhibition

The details… Original work by Foundations students produced in any Foundations course during the current academic year is eligible for submission. Submissions are due the week immediately following Spring Break.
Contact email: mcintyre@miad.edu
Contact name: Mary McIntyre-Haig, Academic Affairs
Weblink https://zmail.miad.edu/home/marymcintyre@miad.edu/Public1/SPRING2011FOUNDATIONS%20EXHIBITION.pdf

Jeopardy! Man vs Machine

Date? Tuesday and Wednesday, March 8 and 9
Time? 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where? Time Based Media Screen Room (4th floor)
How Much? Free
The details… Watch Watson the supercomputer take on Jeopardy’s all-time champs. Who will win!?
Contact email: kimtondryk@miad.edu
Contact name: Kim Tondryk