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Bruce and Stephanie Tharp Book Launch

May 3, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

On Tuesday, March 26, approximately 50 people gathered in the Ford Presidential Library on the University of Michigan Campus to learn more about the topic of discursive design with Stamps professors Bruce and Stephanie Tharp. Read More >

Healthy Kids Through Active Tech: The 2019 Integrated Product Development Trade Show

April 26, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Cool Classes & Assignments, Focus on Faculty

For many working families with active children, it's not hard to imagine a scenario like this: mom or dad is stuck in traffic, their child waiting to be picked up from school or one of many extra-curricular activities. Read More >

Stamps School at 2019 College Art Association Conference

February 4, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

This February 12-16, the Stamps School of Art & Design joins over 2000 creative practitioners and educators from across the nation for the College Art Association’s 107th annual conference in New York City. Read More >

John Marshall: DIA Plaza/Midtown Cultural Connections International Design Competition Presentation

January 29, 2019 • Research & Leadership, Focus on Faculty, Faculty

On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, the three teams selected as finalists in the DIA Plaza and Midtown Cultural Connections design competition — including the Agence Ter team, featuring Stamps Professor and MDes in Integrative Design program director, John… Read More >

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 >