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Prophet to Come

June 15, 2018 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

Stamps welcomes Dr. Jane Prophet and her expansive approach to collaborative research and making. Read More >

Kiki Smith Exhibits Work Created at Stamps School Residency

May 18, 2018 • Visiting Artist, Faculty

A set of Kiki Smith etchings entitled Autumn Two and Four, Autumn Two and Five, and Autumn Five—created as part of Smith's week-long residency at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan in October 2017—are part of the current… Read More >

Work Commons Renovation

May 18, 2018 • Other Stories

On Monday, April 30, 2018, the Stamps School of Art & Design began a major renovation project to transform Work Commons — the school’s open, collaborative studio space. Read More >

Creative Career Development: Stamps Students in Los Angeles

May 15, 2018 • Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

In March 2018, undergraduates from the Stamps School of Art & Design teamed up with students from Tennessee State University to spend five days immersed in professional development opportunities in Los Angeles. Read More >

Interactive & Inclusive Spatial Experiences

May 2, 2018 • Social Engagement, Making a Difference, Student Voices

Since 2012, an ongoing series of virtual cross-cultural classroom collaborations designed by Stamps School faculty Kelly Murdoch-Kitt and Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar faculty Denielle Emans has involved nearly 200 students in 12 courses at 5… Read More >

Caring for the Caregivers: 2018 MDes Thesis Talks

April 25, 2018 • Research & Leadership, Social Engagement, Graduate Student

How can doctors, nurses, and medical staff improve communication with and support of patient family members — and how does this impact patient outcomes? What guiding principles should inform design when it's for something as significant as end of life care? Read More >

Startup Success: Tracy Buescher and Jordana Schrager on Fashion Brand-Building

April 25, 2018 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

On April 13, 2018, Stamps alums Tracy Buescher (BFA ‘88) and Jordana Schrager (BA ‘16) served as guest speakers at the first annual Michigan Fashion Media Summit hosted at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Read More >

Professor Sherri Smith Reflects

April 12, 2018 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

After 40 years of dedicated service to the school and the university, Professor Sherri Smith will retire from the Stamps School at the end of the Winter 2018 semester. Read More >

Witt Visiting Artist Tunde Wey Discusses Equity, Race, and Privilege through Food

April 12, 2018 • Visiting Artist, Social Engagement, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion

In late April 2018, the Stamps School of Art & Design will host Witt Visiting Artist Tunde Wey. Read More >

Alumni Spotlight: Nancy Lorenz (BFA ‘85)

April 11, 2018 • Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories, Alumni

Nancy Lorenz: Moon Gold — on view at the San Diego Museum of Art April 27-September 3, 2018 — will be the first major solo museum exhibition to showcase the art and alchemy of New York-based Nancy Lorenz (BFA ‘85). Celebrated for her sophisticated technique and… Read More >