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Sophia Brueckner Named Nokia Bell Labs Artist in Residence

January 29, 2020 • Research & Leadership, Faculty

Nokia Bell Labs has accepted Sophia Brueckner into its 2020-21 Artist in Residence program. Brueckner is a futurist artist, designer, engineer, and assistant professor at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan. Read More >

Mindfulness from Scratch: Washi-making with Master Papermakers Tomomi and Hisashi Kano

December 17, 2019 • Visiting Artist, Research & Leadership, Cool Classes & Assignments

From September 20-October 23, 2019, the Stamps School of Art & Design hosted master artists, master papermakers, and senseis Tomomi and Hisashi Kano. Organized by Professor Endi Poskovic and 2D Media Studio Coordinator Nicholas Dowgwillo, the Kanos worked… Read More >

Virtual Reality Opera Explores Consciousness, Sleep at U-M

September 20, 2019 • Visiting Artist, Research & Leadership, Faculty

Columbia College Chicago Professor Paul Catanese is a 2019-2020 visiting artist at the University of Michigan, where he will further develop his new opera, Century of Progress / Sleep. An exploration of the mysteries of consciousness and sleep, the opera is… Read More >

A Beacon to Connect: Red Crossing Premieres in Prague

July 18, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Social Engagement, Faculty

In June 2019, Stamps professors Roland Graf and Nick Tobier teamed up with collaborator Jennifer Low (MDes ‘20) at the Prague Quadrennial to launch the world premiere of Red Crossing. Read More >

John Marshall Wins DIA Plaza/Midtown Cultural Connections International Design Competition

June 10, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

Stamps Associate Professor and Founding Director of the MDes Integrative Design Program John Marshall Ph.D. is part of Detroit Square (DSQ), the team that proposed the winning design for the 2019 DIA Plaza/Midtown Cultural Connections international design competition. Read More >

Stamps Finalists to Present at 2019 Biodesign Challenge Summit in NYC

May 28, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

The Stamps School’s project, Gnosis, demonstrates how biodesign can be used to help detect and destigmatize sexually transmitted infections. Read More >

Designing Decisions: 2019 MDes Public Talks

May 15, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Graduate Student, MDes

Care providers, patients, and policymakers face a near-infinite number of big choices when it comes to managing healthcare. Read More >

Designing for Equity in Public Education

May 9, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Social Engagement, Graduate Student

During the winter 2019 semester, graduate students from the Stamps School of Art & Design’s Masters in Integrative Design (MDes) worked with the University of Michigan School of Education’s Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER) to… Read More >

Taylor Houlihan Recreates 3.2 Million-Year-Old Skeleton

May 6, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Alumni, Undergraduate Student

The U-M Museum of Natural History reopened to the public on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Originally housed in the A.G. Ruthven Museums building from 1928 until January 2018, the museum now occupies the brand new Biological Sciences Building at 1105 N. University Avenue. Read More >

Guna Nadarajan at National Academies’ Convocation

May 3, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Faculty

Led by Stamps School Dean Guna Nadarajan, a panel explored the benefits of integrating the arts and design in STEM education to a crowd of 300 at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) in Washington, DC. Read More >