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Phoebe Gloeckner’s Diary of a Teenage Girl: from graphic novel to feature film

January 15, 2015

Phoebe Gloeckner’s “Diary of a Teenage Girl” has been adapted into a full-length feature film, directed by Marielle Heller and starring Kristin Wiig and Alexander Skarsgard. Read More >

Tiny House

January 6, 2015

Students design and build an 80 sq ft "tiny house" with members of an Ann Arbor homeless community. Read More >

John Marshall: Whithervanes

November 11, 2014

John Marshall's latest project (with rootoftwo) is a weather vane built for the 21st Century: a headless chicken that tracks and responds to Internet “fear levels”. Five of these Whithervanes are installed on the highest points of five buildings in Folkestone,… Read More >

Ed West: So Called

November 11, 2014

For the past decade, Stamps professor Ed West has been engaged in a transnational research project on mixed-race identity. Read More >

Mapping Detroit’s Post-Industrial Present

November 11, 2014

A new publication and online resource co-created by Stamps faculty John Marshall and Seth Ellis sets out to answer the question: Can you really get ANYTHING made in Detroit? Read More >

Anne Mondro: The Role of Creative Work in Healthcare

November 11, 2014

Anne Mondro on her work, community engagement courses, and the role of creativity in the healthcare setting. Read More >

Helping kids manage diabetes with video games

November 11, 2014

Managing diabetes is not easy. It requires constant blood sugar monitoring, an insulin shot four to six times a day and strict eating habits. It’s hard enough for adults to maintain the regimen, but getting young people to be disciplined about this kind of… Read More >

On Painting: An Essay by Jim Cogswell

November 5, 2014

Paint is a living language for me, with grammars and nuances that challenge me beyond any other intellectual or creative pursuit that I have ever experienced. Read More >