At FinnU a degree in graphic design is becoming more and more popular. On this episode of Finlandia Fridays host, Olivia Myers is joined by graphic design professor, Tom Adolphs. The pair talk about the graphic design program, the updated graphics lab, scholarships and more.
“I like to think that they enjoy the atmosphere we’ve built, we have done a lot of renovation in the last three years with the graphic design space,” said Adolphs. “I try to [...]
Art students Emma Mackey and Blue Kenwood dropped by Finlandia Fridays this week. Both Mackey and Kenwood are sophomores in the International School of Art and Design, and members of the Young Women’s Caucus of Art (YWCA).
Mackey is a local who is attending FinnU with the assistance of the Hancock Award and is studying graphic design. “At first I was doing the joint degree of marketing and graphic design, but I kind of fell in love with [...]
Senior graphic design major Zong Deng examines the new 3D printer.
The most innovative design experiences come from utilizing cutting-edge technology, and that’s exactly what students in Finlandia University’s International School of Art & Design have at their fingertips with a new 3D printer.
Finlandia University has hired Tom Adolphs as Assistant Professor of Graphic Design. Adolphs is a Hancock native that is just about finished with his Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Technical Communication from Michigan Technological University.
“Being able to work here is a dream come true,” said Adolphs. “I enjoy being in this town, and adding to it.”
Adolphs also earned his master’s degree from Michigan Tech after earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from Northern Michigan University. After graduating with his [...]