News & Events


Do You See What I See? Art Exhibition Held by Four Graduating Seniors

March 26, 2021 • Undergraduate News

On view at OpenFloor from April 12 through April 2, Do You See What I See? is an art exhibition featuring work by graduating seniors from the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan. Isabella Brand, Sophie… Read More >

Nick Tobier and Davarian Baldwin: March 30 “At Home with Literati” Event

March 26, 2021 • Faculty News

Stamps Professor Nick Tobier will join author Davarian L. Baldwin in a discussion of his new book, In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower for an At Home with Literati Series presentation on Tuesday, March 30. At Home With Literati: Davarian L…. Read More >

Linnea Bast Featured on The Spruce

March 24, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Stamps alumna Linnea Bast (BFA ‘15) started her biophilic design studio, Linnea Botanicals, in 2020 during the midst of a global pandemic. She was thrilled to have the chance to collaborate with another Stamps alum when Meghal Jordan (BFA… Read More >

Joe Trumpey Serves on U-M Carbon Neutrality Commission

March 23, 2021 • Faculty News

The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality (PCCN) has submitted its final report and recommendations for U-M to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. It includes 50 recommendations to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions across the… Read More >

Wellness Day Break: a Self-Guided Meditation

March 23, 2021 • Undergraduate News

STAMPS Student Balance Lab, a group of students in Melanie Manos’ Social Spaces course, present “Finding your Balance,” a self-guided meditation for stress and anxiety with Lisa Conine. Lisa Conine will guide you through this recorded… Read More >

Ellen Rutt: Open Call for “At Whose Expense?” Billboard Exhibition

March 19, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Submit work examining the climate crisis for “At Whose Expense”, a billboard exhibition organized by Eradajere Oleita and Ellen Rutt (BFA ‘12) in collaboration with SaveArtSpace. “At Whose Expense?” is a question directed towards… Read More >

Sindhu Giri Chosen as UX Design Mentor at Chegg

March 19, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Starting March 31st, Sindhu Giri (BA 2019, BS 2019) will be mentoring students in the Thinkful UX/UI Design online bootcamp. The Thinkful UX/UI Design bootcamp trains individuals in a rigorous curriculum covering visual design, user… Read More >

Melanie Manos Participates in Feminism Teach Out

March 19, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Graduate News, Faculty News

On Tuesday March 30, interdisciplinary artist and Stamps Lecturer II Melanie Manos will be a live panelist for the University of Michigan Center for Academic Innovation’s Teach-Out, Feminism: From Origins to Evolution.  Manos, along with… Read More >

Remembering Jason Polan

March 19, 2021 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

In January 2020, beloved Stamps alum Jason Polan (BFA ‘05) died of cancer at age 37. Polan was known for his “unpretentious, under-finished–appearing drawing style” that most famously culminated into his first book, Every Person in New… Read More >

John Marshall and rootoftwo to bring Free Public Wi-Fi, Digital Transformation to Midtown, Detroit

March 16, 2021 • Faculty News

In 2019, Midtown Detroit, Inc. ran an international design competition, which attracted 44 submissions from 10 countries and 22 cities, all seeking to create a walkable, unified cultural district in Midtown, Detroit. Stamps Associate… Read More >