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Unfolding: Matthew Shlian Book Release

October 7, 2019 • Faculty News

Matthew Shlian will be releasing Unfolding, the first true monograph of his career. The book compiles Shlian’s work over the past decade.Unfolding is being released via Thames and Hudson’s imprint Volume. In keeping with the geometry of… Read More >

Nick Tobier, Deepa Butoliya Present at Include Conference

October 4, 2019 • Faculty News

Stamps professors Nick Tobier and Deepa Butoliya will present at the Include Conference, a biennial international conference that focuses on issues central to inclusive and people-centered design.The 2019 edition will focus on Detroit’s… Read More >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Melanie Manos Exhibits at Secondroom, Belgium

September 19, 2019 • Faculty News

Sex and the Single Biped, a video by Stamps Lecturer Melanie Manos investigating the absurdities of human mating rituals from the POV of local quadrupeds in Wyoming, will be on exhibit in “Rendez-vous” at Secondroom, Leuven, Belgium. Read More >