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Stamps School Shines at CAA

February 9, 2018 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty, Graduate Student

This February 21-24, the Stamps School of Art & Design joins over 1,400 creative practitioners and educators from across the nation for the College Art Association’s 106th annual conference in Los Angeles, California. Read More >

Imagin(in)g Biologies

January 31, 2018 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

As a pioneering bio-artist and artistic director of an experimental art lab and research-based arts organization, Marta de Menezes gets a lot of questions about creating art from living things. Some from herself ("Am I entitled to do this?") and some from… Read More >

Design, Happiness, and Futures: 2017 D++ Design Salon

October 12, 2017 • Other Stories, Faculty, Graduate Student

The Stamps School of Art & Design will be hosting its second annual D++ Design Salon on October 20–22nd, 2017. Read More >

2017-2018 Stamps DE&I Leadership Appointments

September 8, 2017 • Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Faculty

In July 2017, Guna Nadarajan, Dean of the Stamps School of Art & Design appointed two Stamps faculty members to lead Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) strategy for the 2017-2018 academic year. Read More >

New Stamps Faculty

August 17, 2017 • Focus on Faculty, Faculty

In September 2017, two new faculty members will be joining the Stamps School as assistant professors of art and design. Read More >

Identity Politics in Art & Design

August 2, 2017 • Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Faculty

How can art and design not only help reveal various cultural biases but also help us move past them? Read More >

Bio-Art Illumination: Marta de Menezes Visits Stamps

July 12, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Cool Classes & Assignments, Faculty

When art and design students first hear that they’re going to make creative work using gene manipulation techniques, they may imagine using gadgetry straight out of a science fiction movie, “whirring machines that bleep and bloop,” as Stamps Associate Professor… Read More >

Memory, Aging & Expressive Arts

June 16, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s Facts and Figures for 2017, the United States is currently home to 5.5M individuals with Alzheimer’s dementia — a term used to describe those in the dementia stage of the continuum. This number is expected to… Read More >

Sophia Brueckner on Tech, Humanities, and Futures

June 12, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

In February 2017, Stamps Assistant Professor Sophia Brueckner was one of eight featured speakers at TEDxUofM 2017: Dreamers and Disrupters. Read More >

The 1983 School of Art Protests: How A Visual Community Fights Back

June 5, 2017 • Making a Difference, Alumni, Faculty

“Budget cuts to the arts, protests in the streets.” While this could be a headline ripped from 2017, it also describes a moment in the Stamps School history when the university’s Budget Priorities Committee proposed to cut the school’s budget by 25%. It took… Read More >