Alumni Thesis Scholarship Winners

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On behalf of MIAD alumni, we’re pleased to share this year’s winners of the Alumni Thesis Scholarships. This year we had the most applicants to date (49).

The following criteria were used to select our four grant recipients:
-quality of the statement of intention
-quality of images provided and relevancy to the intention
-quality of work

We are pleased to congratulate:

Daniel Chung, Communication Design major and NSP minor

Thuy Khuu, Industrial Design major

Daniel McCullough, NSP major

Catherine Sticco, Illustration major

We are grateful to all who applied!

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Contact Name * Dana Ehrmann

Sell your work at MIAD’s Creative Fusion – May 5


On Saturday, May 5, 2018, MIAD will host our annual scholarship fundraising benefit. Creative Fusion is one of Milwaukee’s most anticipated events with over 350 influential attendees.

Student Sale Application Process:

Apply to sell your art and design work in our student hallway galleries at Creative Fusion. Please fill out this APPLICATION

Applications are due Monday, April 16 and participants will be chosen by Friday, April 20.

Each participant will be awarded up to an 8 ft. wall/floor space (depends on volume of submissions). Please keep this size in mind when applying (it is okay to use less space, but no additional space will be available). We have created a special tag that you will be required to fill out and attach to EACH work that is for sale for this event. Only work with a tag will be sold.

If someone wants to buy your work that evening, we will facilitate the sale for you. You will receive 70% of the sale price and 30% will go to MIAD scholarships. Please keep the percentages in mind when pricing your work.  All work (except Senior Exhibition pieces) sold at Creative Fusion will be packaged and taken home that evening.


Questions? Concerns? Email Fran Serlin directly at


You must submit your information and images by Monday, April 16 to be considered to sell your work at Creative Fusion.

Thanks so much and I hope to hear from you soon!


Two50Two Summer Housing

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Flexible and inexpensive summer housing is available at 252 whether you are taking summer school classes, working or interning in Milwaukee, etc.

Limited space available so get your applications in soon – they are due April 20th @ Noon!

Contact Marianne Di Ulio for additional information.

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Contact Name * Marianne Di Ulio

Campus Climate Survey

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Beginning March 13th through April 10th, you will receive emails inviting you to participate in our first Campus Climate Survey. The survey will arrive in your mailbox from SurveyMonkey. It shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes to complete. All individual responses are confidential.

We strive to improve your experience at MIAD and make our campus a comfortable place for all of our students.

The survey can be taken at your convenience. While not mandatory, we encourage every student to complete the survey as your perception and experiences matter to us.

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Contact Name * Mary Schopp

Sell Your Work – Artists Needed For Last Minute Show !

Sell your work at Gala Night at East Lake Towers Corporate Center. The event kicks off the fashion show weekend.  A few more artists are needed for tomorrow night. This is an opportunity for artists to showcase/sell their work tomorrow evening.  Below is the link to the Facebook page with all of the information.
If more information is needed contact MIAD student Nick Grabowski at

MIAD’s Annual Talent Show – Sign-Up Today!

Date Of Event * Friday, March 23, 2018
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MIAD Union
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Do you have a special skill or talent?

Sign up for MIAD’s Annual Talent Show at either the River Level, Suite 45 Student Help Desk, or follow the link below:

First place gets $200, Second place gets $150 & Third place gets $100. Acts should be no longer than 5 minutes.

Questions? – Contact Student Party

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Event Coordinator * Student Party

100 Lullabies (Lullaby Songs for Refugees)

Date Of Event * Thursday, March 1, 2018
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7 p.m.
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Frederick Layton Gallery
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Join us for an experiential storytelling program on Thursday, March 1, 7 p.m., bringing you face to face with artists who grew up during war in the Middle East. Audience members will be invited to sing and record a song of comfort or lullaby in their own language for children who are affected or displaced from their motherland by war.

This is part of the programming for Humanly Possible: The Empathy Exhibition.

Nooshin Hakim, Pedram Baldari and Andreea-Sorina Koch will be recording anyone willing to sing a song of comfort. They will compile these songs and send them to groups of refugees. There will be a private recording booth for singers.

Aida Shahghasemi, Saeed Hashemi, Nooshin Hakim and Pedram Baldari will perform music and tell stories based on their experiences living through war in their home countries.

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Event Coordinator * Mark Lawson

LipSync Battle

Date Of Event * Friday, February 23, 2018
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MIAD Union
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Join us Friday, February 23rd at the Union for an epic LipSync Battle! Come “sing” your heart out to your favorite songs and support your friends as they battle it out! Costumes and choreographies are encouraged, but not required at all.

Snacks and drinks will be provided.

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Event Coordinator * Nacho Garcia

ALD Accepting Members until 2/28/18

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Students who have met a 3.5 GPA in your first semester of college at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design are invited to join Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD), an honors society chapter on campus.

The MIAD ALD mission believes our service is to the larger community to ignite curious minds. ALD fosters academic achievement and learning though thought, design, and expression. ALD believes every person can lead, learn, and design with a purpose greater than self to change their part of the world. Alpha Lambda Delta’s premise supports academic achievement through engaged learning and creativity.

By inviting you to become a member of this prestigious honors society, we encourage the maintenance of academic excellence throughout your college career while providing the opportunity to compete for scholarships and fellowships awarded by National Alpha Lambda Delta. Membership in Alpha Lambda Delta is the first step to awards and honors throughout your collegiate experience and beyond. Alpha Lambda Delta members are eligible to compete for undergraduate scholarships of $1,000 – $3,000 each, study abroad scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 each, and graduate fellowships of $3,000 – $7,500 each. Officers of the organization may attend the annual national leadership workshop which is held in a different city across the country each year.

Please take advantage of this opportunity to affiliate with a national community of scholars. Qualified members have received an invitation via email. There will be an initiation ceremony held in Spring 2018 for the new membership.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Director of Advising at or 414.847.3275. You can also review the ALD national website at

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Contact Name * alea cross
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