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Jim Cogswell: Cosmogonic Tattoos

April 25, 2017 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

As a Faculty Fellow in the U-M Institute for the Humanities (IH), Stamps Professor Jim Cogswell was provided with a release from teaching during the 2016-2017 academic year to exclusively pursue his creative project, Cosmogonic Tattoos. Stamps alumna Cristina… Read More >

Sun Young Park Seeks Design Solution For Pediatric Care Through NSF Grant

April 24, 2017 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

Sun Young Park — Design and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher, Interaction Designer, and Assistant Professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design and School of Information at the University of Michigan — recently received an NSF grant to… Read More >

A Career, Celebrated: Professor Janie Paul

April 14, 2017 • Focus on Faculty, Alumni, Faculty

In December 2016, Professor Janie Paul retired from the Stamps School of Art & Design, following over 20 years of dedicated service. Read More >

Stamps Artist in Residence: Paul Coldwell

December 12, 2016 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty, Undergraduate Student

As part of the Stamps School’s ongoing exploration of collaborative opportunities with University of the Arts London, UAL Professor Paul Coldwell was in residence at the Stamps School from October 24 - November 11, 2016. Annie Turpin (Stamps BFA ’18) reports on… Read More >

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

October 21, 2016 • 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 >

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 >

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 • Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Focus on Faculty, 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 • Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Focus on Faculty, 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 >

Stamps School and SMTD in Oaxaca

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

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 >