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What’s Your SuperYOUpower?

December 2, 2016 • Social Engagement, Cool Classes & Assignments, Making a Difference

How do you get a fourth grade student to engage in conceptual, inquiry-led creative work? Ask them about their “superYOUpowers.” Read More >

Andy Kirshner’s Film Liberty’s Secret Available Online, Screens At Film Festivals in November

October 21, 2016 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

In September 2016, Andy Kirshner - Associate Professor at the Stamps School and the School of Music, Theatre & Dance - premiered his feature-length movie musical Liberty's Secret at Ann Arbor's historic Michigan Theater. Read More >

Creative Connections: Dr. Robert Root-Bernstein Visits Stamps

October 20, 2016 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Faculty, Undergraduate Student

Dr. Robert Root-Bernstein made a recent visit to Marianetta Porter and Beth Hay's Integrative Project class to speak about the power of creative thinking. Read More >

White House Makerspace Event

October 10, 2016 • Focus on Faculty, Making a Difference, Faculty

In early August, I got an email from the White House - the subject line was in ALL CAPS. Read More >

Rx for Reading

October 7, 2016 • Making a Difference, Faculty, Graduate Student

This summer, Stamps Associate Professor Rebekah Modrak worked with the Director of RX for Reading, University of Detroit Mercy Professor Mary Catherine Harrison, to invite a group of local artists/designers to design and paint the roofs of ten little free libraries. Read More >

Pinar Yoldas: 2016-17 Witt Artist in Residence

September 28, 2016 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

Stamps is proud to welcome Pinar Yoldas as our 2016-17 Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence. Read More >

Talking Blackness with Marianetta Porter

September 27, 2016 • Research & Leadership, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Focus on Faculty

In spring 2016, GalleryDAAS, the art gallery of the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) at the University of Michigan, presented Color Code, an exhibition of work by Stamps Professor Marianetta Porter, curated by Stamps Professor Franc Nunoo-Quarcoo. Read More >

A World of Women: Celebrating the WOW Café

September 27, 2016 • Research & Leadership, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Focus on Faculty

Memories of the Revolution: The First Ten Years of the WOW Café Theater, co-edited by Stamps and School of Music, Theatre & Dance Professor Holly Hughes, was a finalist for the 2016 Lambda Literary Award in the LGBT Anthology category. The book was published… Read More >

Making the Future: A Brightmoor Maker Space Project

August 12, 2016 • Making a Difference, Faculty, Undergraduate Student

This summer, the Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan and Detroit Community Schools (DCS) collaborated to present two sessions of Making The Future, a free six-week summer camp experience for approximately 35 middle and 13 high school… Read More >

Stamps School and SMTD in Oaxaca

July 8, 2016 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Going Global: Stories from Abroad

In June 2016, Stamps School and School of Music, Theatre & Dance professor Holly Hughes traveled to Oaxaca - the heart of Mexico's Día de los Muertos traditions - with SMTD professor Anita Gonzalez and four U-M students: Mona McKinstry (Stamps BFA '16), Carolyn… Read More >