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What’s on Your Plate? The 2021 MDes Thesis Talks

April 6, 2021 • Research & Leadership, Graduate Student, MDes

On the surface, there may not be a more universally relatable subject than food. After all, everyone eats. But the most basic questions about where our food comes from, how it gets to our dinner tables, and who makes decisions about that process quickly reveals… Read More >

Stamps Community at the 109th Annual CAA Conference

January 27, 2021 • Research & Leadership, Faculty

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design joins art historians, artists, designers, and visual arts professionals from across the globe for the College Art Association’s 109th annual conference, taking place virtually February 10-13, 2021. Read More >

Creative Responses: Art, Design, and Firearm Injury Prevention

October 26, 2020 • Research & Leadership, Faculty, Undergraduate Student

In late September, 2020, Lia New (BFA ‘22) presented at the annual Firearm Safety Among Children and Teens (FACTS) symposium, The Science of Firearm Injury Prevention: Charting the Path Forward with Data and Innovation. Read More >

Faculty Spotlight: Sun Young Park

August 26, 2020 • Research & Leadership, Faculty Stories, Faculty

Sun Young Park, assistant professor at the Stamps School for Art & Design and the School of Information at the University of Michigan, is motivated by this driving question: “How can human-computer interaction (HCI) improve our quality of life?” Read More >

Faculty Spotlight: Irina Aristarkhova on Hospitality, Feminism, and Contemporary Art

June 24, 2020 • Research & Leadership, Faculty Stories, Faculty

In June 2020, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design professor Irina Aristarkhova published her most recent book, Arrested Welcome: Hospitality in Contemporary Art (University of Minnesota Press). Read More >

Stamps Statement of Support for Chinese Students, Researchers, and Faculty

June 8, 2020 • Research & Leadership, Stamps Community

On Friday, May 29, 2020, President Trump signed a proclamation into effect that restricts entry to the United States for many Chinese researchers, effective June 1, 2020. Read More >

Makers Respond: Jane Prophet and Rebekah Modrak Launch Artists and Allies

April 21, 2020 • Research & Leadership, Social Engagement, Faculty

While a lot has changed at the University of Michigan this spring in response to COVID-19, our individual faculty’s commitment to justice, equity, and access remains firmly intact. Read More >

Makers Respond: Allen Samuels, Mark Krecic, and Ken Kalchik Team Up to Prototype Face Shield Design

April 21, 2020 • Research & Leadership, Faculty

The University of Michigan is working tirelessly to help secure the health and safety of our community in response to COVID-19. Members of the Stamps School of Art & Design community are also putting their materials and design expertise to address the pandmeic. Read More >