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March 19 Student Memo
Move-out information for graduate students.
Smile Indias ’17 Pursues Social Justice Through Work With Government
Through her social design work on the ground in Baltimore, Smile Indias ’17 makes truth-seeking an art. A native of the Philippines, Indias…
March 14 Student Memo
Follow up to President Hoi's memo about the impact of COVID-19 on campus operations with information specific to graduate students.
Louder Than a Bomb
Baltimore has the secret sauce for producing electrifying poetry — woke, young people; and a space for them to be heard.
Social Design Celebrates 10 Years at MICA
Since 2008, MICA has been at the forefront of the social design movement, a rapidly emerging field and creative practice in the U.S. and around…
Kehinde Bademosi ’15: Storytelling to Save Lives
As a child growing up in Nigeria, Kehinde Bademosi ’15 (Social Design M.A.) didn’t have a television. His family simply couldn’t afford one. So…
Emily Ianacone ’15 Brings Design Strategy to Mayor's Office of Innovation
In recent years, recruiting officers hasn’t been easy for the Baltimore City Police Department. While the number of officers leaving each year…
March 30 Campus Memo
Details from Gov. Larry Hogan’s “Stay At Home” order, and its impact on MICA infrastructure, including shuttles, food service and more…
A Day in the Life of a NASA Artist Intern
In summer 2018, I worked as a NASA animation intern on-site at Goddard Space Flight Center – commuting from Baltimore to Greenbelt, which was…
MICA awarded competitive grants from the National Endowment of the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $27 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s…
Kristen Spilman ’05: Design as a Way of Life
Design as a practice and discipline is relatively new for the technology industry, according to Kristen Spilman ’05 (Graphic Design M.F.A.),…
March 12 Campus Memo
Information for MICA staff members around teleworking, travel and health insurance, and more.
March 5 Campus Memo
Guidance around spring break travel, hygiene, communal gatherings, and more.
A look at a few young MICA alumni and their current career success.
March 13 Faculty Memo
Undergraduate faculty information and guidance around grading, online classes, travel, and more.
The HEMI/MICA Extreme Arts Summer Project/ Internship
Numerous MICA students have taken part in the HEMI/MICA Extreme Arts Summer Project/Internship, which aims to explore visual representations…
March 13 Campus Memo
Informing campus that a member of the MICA community is being tested for COVID-19.
Lisa Hochtritt, Ed.D., Director of MICA's M.A.T. Program
With a committed interest in social justice and art education, and understanding how they both intersect with youth, Dr. Lisa Hochtritt joins…
March 16 Student Memo
Student information about studio closings, move out timelines, online classes, grading, and more.
Accounting for Taste
When Meaghan Carpenter ’08 arrived at MICA’s Mount Royal School of Art, a career in the culinary world wasn’t exactly on her radar. Instead,…
Akea Brionne Brown ’18 wins 2019 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize
This is the fifth year in a row a MICA alum was chosen as the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize winner.
Mentor Extraordinaire: Illustration Faculty Member José Villarrubia
Orpheus Collar ’09 was obsessed with comics as a teenager – so obsessed, in fact, that when he was in high school, his mother tracked down legendary…
Virtuoso Faculty: Tony Shore
From smoke-filled bars in France, to Baltimore’s back streets and alleys, to the rolling fields north of the city where members of the Elkridge…
January 29 Campus Memo
Information about COVID-19, including best practices, as well as information about this year’s influenza.
February 5 Campus Memo
An update to the MICA community about the decision to cancel travel to China.
A Conversation With Darrée
A native of Los Angeles, Darrée Hyun ’18 (Filmmaking M.F.A.) is a storyteller who investigates the relationship between self and society.…
Five Career Development Resources You Should Explore
The Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development
Designing New Leadership, Starting Now
“You have two minutes, start now.” These six simple words kicked off a flurry of sticky notes, Sharpie pens and far-flung ideas that began our…
Leading by Example: Maren Hassinger
For the past 20 years, Rinehart School of Sculpture Director Maren Hassinger has led young artists through example. She explained, “I think…
March 13 Campus Memo
Details the cleaning efforts by MICA’s Facilities Management team to keep the campus safe.
Eight Finalists Chosen during 'Pop Up Pitch' Will Move On to UP/Start Finale
The finalists will compete for funding totaling $100,000 during the April 17 finale
February 27 Campus Memo
Information about the College’s study abroad programs, including suspension of the Italy program.
When Art & Science Collide
Faculty from MICA team with scientists from Johns Hopkins University to translate results from extreme events in new visual ways.
Sarah Delisle is a pyrotechnic designer for Image Engineering – a Baltimore-based entertainment company.
MICA Eats: R House
Here's an inside look at R House, an industrial-chic food hall that has something for everyone.
MICA Eats: On the Hill
Student recommended top places to eat include On the Hill, a coffee shop and café in the middle of MICA's campus.
Inside Look: Land of Kush
When we asked MICA students about their favorite places to eat, Baltimore's hippest vegan soul food joint was high on the list.
Inside Look: Dooby's
According to MICA students, Dooby's is the place to eat when you don't want to break the bank.
March 16 Student Memo
Information to students about how to contact the Student Counseling Center and other mental health resources.
Design Leadership Students Make Finals in First Appearance at Design Challenge Competition
For three intrepid teams of MBA/MA in Design Leadership students, the challenge was too good to pass up. As the first-ever Johns Hopkins…
March 15 Campus Memo
The College’s updated plans around the spring semester, including canceling the intensive making period, the closing of residence halls, and…
Brockett Horne, Chair of Graphic Design, Talks Career Prep
Faculty are mindful of how each step of a student’s education can contribute to their long-term success and work to integrate professional…
March 16 Student Memo
Updated information for graduate students about the move-out process, cleaning, equipment, and more.
How My MBA and Master’s in Design Leadership Shaped My Identity
Art + Biology
Students in MICA's biofabrication courses turn their artistic vision to biotech.
Time Lapse: The Charmed Life of Jim Burger
Jim Burger ’82 (Photography B.F.A.) — noted Baltimore-area photographer and longtime photojournalist for the Baltimore City Paper and The…
March 11 Campus Memo
Initial plans surrounding the College’s transition to online education and more.
Alumna’s Debut Children’s Book,
I Am A Wolf
, Out This May
Like most MICA students, Kelly Leigh Miller has always liked to draw. Whether it was in the sketchbooks her mom bought her, on the kid’s menu…
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