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Joe Trumpey’s Green Building Class Featured

May 18, 2018 • Faculty News

Twenty-five students in Stamps Associate Professor Joe Trumpey’s Green Building class are spending the spring building a new straw-bale house on the UM Campus Farm at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens.  The project has recently been featured in recent stories in The Detroit News and MLive. Read More >

Melanie Manos: Artist-in-Residence at Fish Factory, Cornwall, England

May 14, 2018 • Faculty News

Stamps Lecturer Melanie Manos will spend two weeks as an International Artist-in-Residence at Fish Factory Art Space, Penryn, Cornwall, England. Read More >

Jack Lessenberry on Carol Jacobsen’s Fight for Clemency

May 10, 2018 • Faculty News

In a recent Michigan Radio essay, commentator Jack Lessenberry discussed Stamps Professor Carol Jacobsen’s work as the director of the Women’s Justice and Clemency Project. Read More >

Dean Nadarajan and Laurie Baefsky on Integration of Humanities and Arts into STEMM Fields

May 9, 2018 • Faculty News

Guna Nadarajan, dean of the Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, and Laurie Baefsky, executive director of Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru), recently served on a 22-person expert committee organized by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Read More >

Sophia Brueckner at Creative Tech Week NYC

May 9, 2018 • Faculty News

Stamps Assistant Professor Sophia Brueckner will be speaking at Creative Tech Week on hardware prototypes, concept products, IoT devices, and interactive electronic objects. Read More >

Emilia White: Parent Skins Series at TrustArt Gallery

May 9, 2018 • Faculty News

A selection of prints from Stamps Lecturer Emilia White’s Parent Skins series is on view in an exhibition at TrustArt Gallery in Ann Arbor. Curated by Barbara Hohmann, Something Growing Inside is a group exhibition by artists who are mothers. Read More >

Irina Aristarkhova: #MeToo in the Art World

May 3, 2018 • Faculty News

A new article by Stamps Associate Professor Irina Aristarkhova on Chuck Close, the #MeToo movement in the art world, and Pushkin’s arguments on the incompatibility of genius and evil is featured on The Conversation. Read More >

Professor Emeritus Bill Lewis Turns 100

April 30, 2018 • Faculty News

Professor Emeritus Bill Lewis celebrated his 100th birthday with friends and family on March 18, 2018. Born in Detroit, raised in Lansing and Grand Rapids, Lewis is a University of Michigan alum (BDes ‘48) and a veteran of the U.S. Navy (1941-1945). Read More >

Andy Kirshner on Resurgence of the Hollywood Movie Musical

April 26, 2018 • Faculty News

Stamps Associate Professor Andy Kirshner was recently quoted in a Daily Mail article about the resurgence of the Hollywood movie musical. Read More >

Rebekah Modrak: Essay on White Supremacy, Benevolent Institutions, and Shinola

April 26, 2018 • Faculty News

Entrepreneurship 407: White Supremacy, Benevolent Institutions, and Shinola, a short essay about education, “entrepreneurship,” and race by Stamps Associate Professor Rebekah Modrak, was recently featured by the National Center for Institutional Diversity. Read More >