News & Events


New U-M Arts Initiative Announced, Gunalan Nadarajan to Advise

October 3, 2019 • Faculty News

On October 3, 2019, a campus-wide arts initiative was announced by University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel. A working group of arts leaders on campus — including Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design Dean Gunalan Nadarajan — will… Read More >

Irina Aristarkhova Researches Future of Ethics, Society, and Computing

October 2, 2019 • Faculty News

A new research initiative from the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG) and Mcubed—the IRWG Mcubed Research Incentive—seeks to build upon scholarship and research collaborations that explore topics of gender, race, and… Read More >

David Turnley - This Is Love Exhibition

October 2, 2019 • Faculty News

Pulitzer Prize winning Photographer and Stamps Associate Professor David Turnley, who has been photographing Paris over the last 40 years, and who teaches a Documentary Photography Summer Abroad Program each summer in Paris, currently has… Read More >

Buzz Alexander 1938–2019

September 30, 2019 •

We are saddened to share the news that Professor Emeritus Buzz Alexander has passed away. Buzz, husband of Stamps Professor Emerita Janie Paul, was a ground-breaking artist, educator, activist, scholar, and a leader in using creative… Read More >

Rebekah Modrak and Fair Users Team Awarded Rackham Funding

September 30, 2019 • Faculty News

Stamps Professor Rebekah Modrak and her interdisciplinary team of graduate students and faculty were awarded funding to form the Interdisciplinary Workshop, Fair Users: Free Speech in Action. Modrak partnered with Melissa Levine (Director… Read More >

Joseph Keckler’s ‘Let Me Die’ Previewed in WSJ

September 27, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

On September 17, 2019, Don Steinberg previewed Joseph Keckler’s (BFA ‘04) new performance, Let Me Die for the Wall Street Journal. Researched and developed at the Stamps School of Art & Design as part of Keckler’s Fall 2015 Roman J. Witt… Read More >

2019-2020 Stamps DE&I Leadership Appointments

September 25, 2019 • Faculty News

Guna Nadarajan, Dean of the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design appointed two Stamps faculty members to lead Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) strategy for the 2019-2020 academic year.Professor Carol Jacobsen will serve as… Read More >

Winter 2019 Dean’s List

September 24, 2019 • Undergraduate News

The Stamps School of Art & Design recognizes the academic excellence of its undergraduate majors at the end of each semester through its Dean’s List. Placement on the Dean’s List requires a grade point average of at least 3.8, a minimum of… Read More >

Mark Krecic: 58th Greater Michigan Art Exhibition

September 23, 2019 • Staff News

Three works - Rigoletto, Who Needs Hubble, and Basket Weave Bowl - by Art & Architecture Woodshop Coordinator Mark Krecic will be featured in the 58th Greater Michigan Art Exhibition, on view September 28 – November 3 at the Midland Center… Read More >

Audrey Bennett named University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor

September 20, 2019 • Faculty News

On September 19, 2019, the University of Michigan Board of Regents approved the appointments of nine professors to be the inaugural recipients of University Diversity and Social Transformation Professorships, including Stamps Professor… Read More >