Money for your senior exhibition!

The details… Alumni Thesis Scholarship Award (money for your senior exhibition!)

Deadline to Apply: Friday, February 17, 2012

How to Apply: Simply make a copy of your Space Request Form (the one that will be handed in to your advisor) that includes your faculty advisor’s signature, and give it to Melissa Dorn Richards on or before February 17. You may include additional information such as images if you’d like.
Office RL85B (feel free to slip under the door), mail box in Faculty Mailroom RL75, or email

What it is: Alumni Thesis Scholarship Awards will be given to final year students to aid in completion of their senior exhibition. These cash awards are intended to cover project and exhibition expenses, and may range from $500-$1,000, depending on anticipated student expenses (as well as money raised through an annual alumni solicitation.) Anticipated number of awards for 2012, 2 to 4. Applications will be reviewed and selected by MIAD’s Alumni Council.

Please feel free to stop in or email me with questions.

Contact email:
Contact name: Melissa Dorn Richards (R85B)


Position Openings: Resident Advisors (RAs)

The details… Are you interested in working with high school students in the summer and/or next year’s freshmen? Do you enjoy creating and promoting activities? Are you enthusiastic and energetic? If you answered yes to any of these, then the Resident Advisor position is for YOU! Please attend our informational session on Friday, January 20th, at 2pm in the MIAD library. See you there!
Contact email:
Contact name: Anne Morningstar

Academic Calendar for Spring Semester

The details… Monday, January 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Day Holiday – No Classes

Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Spring Classes Begin

Monday, January 23, 2012 02:00pm – 03:00pm
Open Enrollment Ends

Monday, March 12-16, 2012
Spring Break – No Classes

Friday, March 23, 2012
Last Day to Withdraw From Spring Courses

Friday, May 04, 2012
Last Day of Spring Classes


Contact email:
Contact name: Ricky Heldt


Spring Semester UPASS

Date? Available Now
Where? Student Services Desk in R45
The details… Come pick up your new UPASS for the spring semester. Bring your ID. Replacement IDs will be five dollars.
Contact email:
Contact name: Grant Gill


Student Guide – Updated

The details… Attached is the updated Student Guide.
Contact email:
Contact name: Jennifer Crandall


Sobreviviendo: Manéjese Con Cuidado (Surviving: Handle with Care)

Date? 2/3/20123/10/2012
Time? TueSat, noon – 5pm
Where? Walker’s Point Center for the Arts
How Much? Free
The details… WPCA is proud to present a portfolio of 28 prints highlighting endangered animals living in the region of Oaxaca, Mexico. Created under the direction of Juan Alcázar, these prints bring awareness to the negative environmental impact caused by humans, and emphasize the need to conserve wildlife and work towards a harmonious coexistence.
Contact email:
Contact name: Mary Overman


UPASS Service Changes

The details… MCTS will be implementing a very large service change on January 29th.
Attached is the news release and a PDF which shows all the changes. Note that the GreenLine Express will stop at both Oakland & Park and MIAD so service between the dorm and school will be significantly improved. Please consult the attachments for clarification of service changes.
Contact email:
Contact name: Tony Nowak Dean of Students


Painting: Creative Pathways Forum

Date? January 21, 2012
Time? 10-11:30 a.m.
Where? Todd Wehr Theater
How Much? Free to MIAD Students, but RSVP @
The details… Timothy Haglund creates exquisite large murals by commission. He discusses the client/artist relationship and the research/development to complete a project.
Contact email:
Contact name: Kari McIntyre
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