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Going Global: Stories from Abroad

International Experience: Taylor Houlihan’s Beijing

December 9, 2016 • Going Global: Stories from Abroad, Undergraduate Student

Taylor Houlihan (BFA ‘18) is a digital fabrication artist and painter. This summer, to fulfill the International Experience requirement at Stamps, Houlihan studied film, art, Chinese language, and economics at Renmin University in Beijing. 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 >

Faculty-Led International Experiences

June 14, 2016 • Going Global: Stories from Abroad, Faculty, Undergraduate Student

When artists and designers immerse themselves in the unfamiliarity of another culture, they gain new creative insights, develop global perspectives, and find deep inspiration that lasts a lifetime. Read More >

Jon Verney (MFA ‘16): Thermophile - A Collaboration with Nature

March 7, 2016 • Going Global: Stories from Abroad, Student Voices, Graduate Student

“It was like painting with the earth.” Stamps MFA candidate Jon Verney welcomes the uncertainty and imperfections that come from a collaboration with nature in Thermophile, his MFA thesis project. Read More >

Stories from Abroad

November 12, 2014 • Going Global: Stories from Abroad, Graduate Student, MFA

International Travel is a required component of both graduate and undergraduate education here at Stamps. In 2012, MFA candidates traveled to locations across the globe in order to conduct research and pursue creative opportunities abroad. Here's a sampling… Read More >