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Bio-Art Illumination: Marta de Menezes Visits Stamps

July 12, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Cool Classes & Assignments, Faculty

When art and design students first hear that they’re going to make creative work using gene manipulation techniques, they may imagine using gadgetry straight out of a science fiction movie, “whirring machines that bleep and bloop,” as Stamps Associate Professor… Read More >

Caring by Design: Stamps MDes in Integrative Design Thesis Projects

June 27, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Making a Difference, Graduate Student

If you've ever spent time in a hospital, you can probably relate to this scenario: your procedure is done, you're rested, and it's time to go home. Or is it? And what still needs to happen first? Read More >

Memory, Aging & Expressive Arts

June 16, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s Facts and Figures for 2017, the United States is currently home to 5.5M individuals with Alzheimer’s dementia — a term used to describe those in the dementia stage of the continuum. This number is expected to… Read More >

Sophia Brueckner on Tech, Humanities, and Futures

June 12, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

In February 2017, Stamps Assistant Professor Sophia Brueckner was one of eight featured speakers at TEDxUofM 2017: Dreamers and Disrupters. Read More >

Visualizing Science: Pinar Yoldas’ Silent Spring

May 10, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Making a Difference, Faculty

During the March for Science rallies in Washington DC and around the nation in April 2017, conversations swirled around the need for scientists and communicators to align to create accessible stories about scientific progress for the general public. The Stamps… Read More >

Jim Cogswell: Cosmogonic Tattoos

April 25, 2017 • Research & Leadership, 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 • Research & Leadership, 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 >

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 >

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 >