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Jennifer Metsker Named Summer Faculty Fellows at Institute for the Humanities

April 15, 2021 • Faculty News

The Institute for the Humanities at U-M has awarded fellowships for the 2021 summer term to eight faculty members, including Stamps Lecturer IV, Jennifer Metsker.The Faculty Fellowship Program at the Institute for the Humanities invites… Read More >

Rebekah Modrak Named Faculty Fellow at Institute for the Humanities

April 15, 2021 • Faculty News

The Institute for the Humanities at U-M has awarded fellowships for the 2021-22 academic year to eight faculty members, including Stamps professor Rebekah Modrak.The Faculty Fellowship Program at the Institute for the Humanities provides… Read More >

Heidi Kumao: Solo Show in New York City

April 13, 2021 • Faculty News

Heidi Kumao’s solo exhibition, Real and Imagined: Narrative Fabric Works and Animations, is on view through April 24 at Ceres Gallery in New York City.Using fabric cutouts and machine and hand stitching on industrial felt, Kumao… 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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Audrey Bennett on The African roots of Swiss design

March 16, 2021 • Faculty News

A new article for The Conversation by Stamps Professor Audrey Bennett explores evidence that the principals of Western design are rooted in a uniquely African aesthetic, with attention to the “golden ratio” of 1: phi and a focus on… Read More >

Jennifer Metsker: Featured Poet in “After the Pause” Spring Issue

March 15, 2021 • Faculty News, Staff News

Stamps Writing Coordinator and Lecturer Jennifer Metsker is the featured poet in the Spring issue of the experimental literary journal After the Pause, which features excerpts from her long poem, Swell. Read More >

Dr. Deepa Butoliya Presents at KCAD DEI Speaker Series

March 15, 2021 • Faculty News

Stamps Assistant Professor Dr. Deepa Butoliya gave a talk titled Marginal Designerly practices from the Global South on March 9th, 2021 at Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University. Dr. Butoliya’s talk was part of KCAD’s… Read More >