“Generation Next” Artist Talk with Melissa Cooke

Date? Tuesday, November 22
Time? 6:30 p.m.
Where? Frederick Layton Gallery
How Much? Free
The details… Cooke will talk about her large-format graphite drawings that are part of the exhibit that showcases five emerging artists.
Contact email: ericblaufuss@miad.edu
Contact name: Eric Blaufuss
Weblink http://www.miad.edu/newsroom/latest-news/1415-gallerydiscussions


ASSEMBLY – Student Exhibition of work from Lynn Tomaszewski’s ISA 240 – Integration & Intersection course

Date? Thursday, Nov. 17 – Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011
Time? The Opening Reception is Thursday, 11.17, 7-9pm
Where? East Gallery, MIAD
How Much? FREE
The details… Come see the work of students in ISA 240: Integration & Intersection. The show is a mixture of innovative 2D, 3D, and 4D work. Enjoy FOOD & DRINKS at the Opening Reception Thursday, 11.17.2011.
Contact email: lynntomaszewski@miad.edu
Contact name: Lynn Tomaszewski


Walker Recall Volunteers Wanted

The details… Are you are interested in taking an active role in the recall effort of Governor Scott Walker? United Wisconsin needs volunteers to collect recall petition signatures on campus. If you are interested in getting involved please contact Grant Gill.
Contact email: grantgill@miad.edu
Contact name: Grant Gill


Get Ready for Snow Days! Signup for MIAD Text Alerts

The details… For MIAD Faculty, Staff and Students Only!

We have a new system! Everyone must sign up for the new year!

Go to http://www.miad.edu/textalert

Use this form to sign up for official MIAD communications via text messages and email.

This system will be used in cases of unscheduled closings (such as snow days), emergencies, outages, and other urgent and important situations.

The messages are sent by SMS text, and also (if you choose) by email. Depending on your plan, you may be charged by your phone provider for messages received.

This system is completely voluntary and designed to be managed by you. You’ll be asked to set up a password when you sign up. This will allow you to make changes to your account later on. For example, you may wish to change your notification phone number, or your wireless carrier. You can even cancel the service if that’s what you prefer.

Contact email: webmaster@miad.edu
Contact name: MIAD Webmaster
Weblink http://www.miad.edu/textalert


Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Date? Friday, December 2nd
Time? 6pm – 7:30pm
Where? MIAD Cafeteria
How Much? FREE
The details… Enjoy dinner and a show with the 2nd Annual MIAD Murder Mystery dinner theater show. MIAD’s Cafe will be making a FREE dinner for those who RSVP (you must RSVP before November 28th for the meal). No one will be able to resist a live performance that includes fun, laughter, love, and murder! This is the biggest mystery of the year!!! Can you figure out who did it?…
Contact email: annemorningstar@miad.edu
Contact name: Anne Morningstar


Learning Resource Center Tip of the Week: REALITY CHECK!

The details… While every one wants to be outstanding in their art, not every project will wind up being everything it could be. Sometimes assignments and projects are designed to move you forward and are valuable for the experience. Sometimes there just isn’t enough time to do more than what you have. Do your honest best to bring your work to a place of completion / resolution, and keep track of ideas you might want to pursue at a later date. When confronted with multiple projects, ask yourself how much time and energy you really have to complete them all. Be honest about your need for sleep and food. Then ask yourself where can you take the project(s) within the time and space you have available. Doing reality checks as needed, can help keep your perspective on things and provide you with a list of ideas for fut ure work as well!
Contact email: cathrynwilson@miad.edu
Contact name: Cathryn Wilson


The Salvation Army at the Red Kettle Kickoff

Date? Saturday, November 12th
Time? 4-7pm; MPS Alumni and Homeless Choir 4-5pm; Program 5-5:25pm; The Salvation Army Big Red Kettle Lighting Ceremony 5:30pm
Where? The Wisconsin State Fair Grounds
How Much? FREE
The details… The Salvation Army Red Kettle Kickoff event “kicks off” our bell ringing season and is fun for the entire family. Enjoy musical performances by The Salvation Army Brass Ensemble and the MPS Alumni & Homeless Choir, special guest appearance by radio sportscaster & former Greenbay Packer Gary Ellerson, Salvation Army Mascot Captain Food Fight and ‘Tom Burgermeister’ Close Up Magic and Sleight of Hand Artist will entertain children of all ages, and adults too.

Free hot cocoa, refreshments, food, games and caricature artist drawings for every guest. The event is free and open to the entire community.

The first 100 guests will receive tickets to the 2011 Holiday Folk Fair, The Salvation Army 2011 Brass Band Christmas Carol cd and a chance to enter the drawing for autographed photos of Former NFL Greenbay Packer Gary Ellerson!

Contact email: cheryl_hunte@usc.salvationarmy.org
Contact name: Cheryl Hunte


Student Government Meeting

Date? Sunday, November 12, 2011
Time? 5:00PM
Where? The Union
How Much? Free
The details… Come join us this week as we work together to help create great experiences for all at MIAD! Food will be provided.
Contact email: andrewcoyle@miad.edu
Contact name: Andrew Coyle
Weblink http://miadstudentgovernment.org



The details… Please be aware that the City of Milwaukee will be doing work on the bridges around campus. The repairs will affect traffic on Water Street as well as Broadway and Erie streets. The street closures are:

The Water Street Bridge at Erie Street will be closed for bridge repairs Tuesday November 9,     2011 through Saturday November 12, 2011. The bridge will be closed from 8:30am – 4:30pm each day.

The Broadway Street Bridge at Young Street will be closed for bridge repairs from Monday November 14, 2011 through Thursday November 17, 2011. The bridge will be closed from 8:30am – 4:30pm each day.

There are also plans to do some repaving on Erie Street on Wednesday November     9th from Broadway Street west to Water Street. However the repaving of Erie has not been finalized by the city.

Please be aware of these closings and the possibility of some parking restrictions to be in place along Water, Broadway and Erie streets.

Contact email: keithkotowicz@miad.edu
Contact name: Keith Kotowicz

MIAD’s Policy on Weapons on Campus

The details…

As of November 1, 2011, Wisconsin’s concealed carry law goes into effect. Beginning November 1st any Wisconsin resident 21 or older, who successfully passes a firearms training course, and passes a background check, may apply for a concealed carry permit, and with that permit carry a concealed weapon in Wisconsin.

Addressing the question of whether MIAD will allow concealed weapons on campus THE ANSWER IS NO.

MIAD has an absolute prohibition against firearms or any other dangerous weapon on campus.

No one, including a CCW licensee, may carry a firearm or dangerous weapon in or on the MIAD campus!

As stated in the Student Handbook, possession of a dangerous weapon on campus is a suspend-able offense.

Further, it is a class I felony for a person to knowingly possess a firearm (concealed or otherwise) on the grounds of a school in the State of Wisconsin.

Anyone violating the law or MIAD’s policy regarding weapons on campus will be prosecuted to the full extent of both Wisconsin state law and the MIAD Student Code of Conduct.

If you have any questions about MIAD’s weapons prohibition, contact Keith Kotowicz, the Director of Campus Security immediately.

Contact email: keithkotowicz@miad.edu
Contact name: Keith Kotowicz