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John Marshall Facilitates Public Feedback for Proposed Detroit Design Site

October 31, 2018 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, the Detroit Institute of Arts and Midtown Detroit, Inc. hosted three finalists of the DIA Plaza and Midtown Cultural Connections Design Competition for a public design workshop at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Read More >

Design Research at Stamps: Decipher 2018

October 24, 2018 • Research & Leadership, Faculty

Co-chaired by Stamps professors Kelly M. Murdoch-Kitt and Omar Sosa Tzec, the Stamps School of Art & Design hosted Decipher 2018: Design Educators Research Conference from September 27–29, 2018. Read More >

Internship Spotlight: Taylor Houlihan at the Smithsonian

September 26, 2018 • Research & Leadership, Cool Classes & Assignments, Living a Creative Life: Alumni Stories

Taylor Houlihan (BFA '18) reflects on her summer internship at the Smithsonian Museum's Digitization Programs Office. Read More >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Caring by Design: Stamps MDes in Integrative Design Thesis Projects

June 27, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Making a Difference, Graduate Student

If you've ever spent time in a hospital, you can probably relate to this scenario: your procedure is done, you're rested, and it's time to go home. Or is it? And what still needs to happen first? 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 >

Visualizing Science: Pinar Yoldas’ Silent Spring

May 10, 2017 • Research & Leadership, Making a Difference, Faculty

During the March for Science rallies in Washington DC and around the nation in April 2017, conversations swirled around the need for scientists and communicators to align to create accessible stories about scientific progress for the general public. The Stamps… Read More >