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Heidi Kumao: New Quarantine Animation

May 22, 2020 • Faculty News

Stamps Professor Heidi Kumao recently shared her new experimental stop motion animation.“I started this project with the idea that I would fabricate a puppet capable of physically ingesting objects, processing them, and extracting them. I… Read More >

Carol Jacobsen on COVID-19 and Incarceration

May 21, 2020 • Faculty News

Stamps Professor, Artist, and Director of the Michigan Women’s Justice & Clemency Project, Carol Jacobsen was quoted in Huffington Post in an article entitled “The Deadly Spread Of Coronavirus Is Hitting Women’s Prisons.” The article… Read More >

Osman Khan’s Halal Metropolis Chronicles Ramadan, Community Response During COVID-19

May 21, 2020 • Faculty News

Halal Metropolis is a three-year artistic and discussion-based exploration of Muslim identities and visibility in Southeast Michigan organized by U-M Dearborn Historian and Center for Arab American Studies Director Sally… Read More >

Sophia Brueckner on -empyre-

May 20, 2020 • Faculty News

Stamps Assistant Professor Sophia Brueckner was invited to discuss her work on science fiction and prototyping futures on -empyre- soft-skinned space.-empyre- soft-skinned space is a global community of new media artists, curators,... Read More >

Guna Nadarajan on Career Futures in Arts, Humanities, Tech for CNA

May 13, 2020 • Faculty News

Guna Nadarajan, Dean of the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, co-authored an article for CNA, a global news organization based in Singapore. In “Arts and humanities can set you up for life in post-coronavirus world,” Nadarajan and… Read More >

Allen Samuels Proposes Virtual Experiences for Pandemic Patients

May 5, 2020 • Faculty News

Allen Samuels, industrial designer and Stamps School Emeritus Professor and Dean, has designed a virtual experience for use in hospital settings. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, people are dying alone without the bedside comfort of their… Read More >

Annica Cuppetelli Receives 2020 Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize

May 1, 2020 • Faculty News

Recently, the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) announced that Annica Cuppetelli, artist and Lecturer II at the Stamps School, is a recipient of the 2020 Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize for her project, “Inspiring… Read More >

Allen Samuels Proposes New Field Hospital Equipment Design

April 27, 2020 • Faculty News

Allen Samuels, industrial designer and Stamps School Emeritus Professor and Dean, has designed a one patient, mobile, isolation and treatment unit for emergency field hospital settings. Samuels’ design proposal aims to streamline the… Read More >

David Turnley, Konrad Tenwolde, Featured in Detroit Free Press

April 27, 2020 • Faculty News

During the final months of the Winter 2020 semester, students in Professor David Turnley’s Documentary Photography course photographed their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Turnley created a video compilation of their efforts, revealing… Read More >

In Teaching Under Quarantine, Connection & Tangible Work Are Key

April 24, 2020 • Faculty News

Stamps Assistant Professor Kelly Murdoch-Kitt recently published a piece on the AIGA Design Educators Community with her longtime research partner Denielle Emans of Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar. Titled “In Teaching Under… Read More >