Donor Stories: Why Give?

Each year, alumni, corporations, and friends of the school join us in our mission to prepare the next generation of cross-disciplinary art and design thinkers, entrepreneurs and innovators.

Here are a few ways they have impacted the school through their giving.

Student Spotlight: 2021 Giving Blueday Scholarship Recipients

March 9, 2021

Meet our 2021 Giving Blueday scholarship recipients - and join us in celebration and support on March 10. Read More >

Save the Date: Giving Blueday 3/10/2021

February 19, 2021

On March 10, celebrate U-M's 7th annual Giving Blueday by supporting students at the Stamps School of Art & Design! Read More >

Stamps School Announces $25K “Big Idea” Award for 2021

December 9, 2020

Stamps announces the 2021 Big Idea Award: one Stamps senior will get $25K to launch a project after graduation. Read More >

Save the Date: Giving Tuesday 12/1/2020

November 16, 2020

Save the date: On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, join us in support of student artists and designers. Read More >

Stamps School Launches Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Fund

October 26, 2020

Learn more about the new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Fund, launched to support DEI efforts at Stamps. Read More >

COVID-19 Relief: Stamps Student Emergency Fund

May 26, 2020

Dean Guna Nadarajan has created an emergency fund to aid students experiencing the financial impacts of COVID-19. Read More >

A Change in Leadership, A Commitment to Values

December 18, 2019

On Jan. 1, Director of Development Mary Alice Bankert will retire, passing the torch to Major Gifts Officer Nan Pozios. Read More >

Stamps School Launches $25K “Big Idea” Award For One Stamps Senior

December 9, 2019

Stamps announces the Big Idea Award: one Stamps senior will get $25K to launch a project after graduation. Read More >

Student Spotlight: Alex Eason, 2019 Giving Blue Day Scholarship Recipient

November 8, 2019

2019 Giving Blue Day scholarship recipient Alex Eason (BFA '20) on her work, interests, and future plans. Read More >

Open House, Open Hearts: A Stamps Studio Suites Celebration

October 21, 2019

A Sept. 27 open house celebrated the new studio space and digital equipment added in our recent renovation. Read More >

Dream It, Build It, Do It: The Brightmoor Maker Space Celebrates Inaugural Year

May 9, 2019

On May 2, the Brightmoor Maker Space hosted an open house in celebration of its first year in operation. Read More >

Expressions of Gratitude: Penny W. Stamps (1944-2018)

April 8, 2019

Join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Penny W. Stamps through a thoughtful message to her family. Read More >

Student Spotlight: Giving Blueday Scholarship Recipient Siena McKim (BFA ‘19)

November 19, 2018

Giving Blueday Scholarship recipient Siena McKim (BFA '19) illustrates the important role insects play in the ecosystem. Read More >

Creative Trajectories: Art & Design Alumni Discuss “Non-Linear” Career Success

November 15, 2018

A recent panel discussion brought Stamps alums together to reflect on non-linear career paths and experiences. Read More >

Work Commons Renovation

May 18, 2018

Stamps recently began a major renovation project to transform the school’s open, collaborative studio space. Read More >