News & Events


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 >

Alexa Deford Profiled in SEEN Magazine

September 19, 2019 • Undergraduate News

Undergraduate student Alexa Deford discusses her work (including recent shoe design for DKNY), challenges, and life at Stamps in a new profile by Alana Blumenstein for SEEN Magazine.University of Michigan student Alexa DeFord is not your… Read More >

Sindhu Giri Shortlisted for Lumen Photomonitor Student Award

September 19, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

Conner Darling and Sindhu Giri (BA ‘19, BS ‘19) were recently artists in residence in the Magnetometer Lab at the Space Research Center, University of Michigan—Ann Arbor. Their collaborative project is a virtual reality (VR) experience… Read More >

Kelly Murdoch-Kitt Selected as Design Incubation Fellow

September 19, 2019 • Faculty News

Earlier this year, Stamps Assistant Professor Kelly Murdoch-Kitt was selected as a Design Incubation Writing Fellow. Design Incubation was created to further design research and practice among communication design educators and… Read More >

Rachel Friedman: TENFOLD Receives National Recognition

September 19, 2019 • Alumni News, Alumni - Undergraduate News

TENFOLD, founded by Stamps Alumna, Rachel Friedman (BFA 1992) has been recognized for the second year in a row by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing privately owned businesses in the United States. Read More >