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An Irresistible Civic Duty: Voting is Sexy 2018

December 11, 2018 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Making a Difference, Undergraduate Student

Last winter, Stamps professor Stephanie Rowden came across a statistic about voter participation in the 2014 midterm election that took her by surprise — just 14% of eligible U-M voters participated. "I was stunned by the gap between my sense of how much… Read More >

2018 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Award Winners

December 7, 2018 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design’s 2018 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, featuring the exceptional works of our undergraduate students in art and design, was celebrated on Friday, November 30, 2018 with a reception in the downtown Stamps Gallery. Read More >

Student Spotlight: Giving Blueday Scholarship Recipient Siena McKim (BFA ‘19)

November 19, 2018 • Making a Difference, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

For San Diego native Siena McKim (BFA ‘19), the natural world inspires creative work, a mindful way of life, and the desire to educate others about the world around them. Read More >

Disney Animator Floyd Norman Visits Campus

October 25, 2018 • Visiting Artist, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Undergraduate Student

On Friday, October 12, 2018, Disney animator Floyd Norman was on site in UMMA's Helmut Stern Auditorium for a Q&A following a screening of the documentary Floyd Norman: An Animated Life, presented in partnership by the Stamps School of Art & Design and UMMA. Read More >

Rebekah Modrak and Claudia Bitran Recreate Sinking of the Titanic with Stamps Students

October 23, 2018 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

With the help of students in a University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design class and the U-M Synchronized Swimming Club, New York-based multimedia artist Claudia Bitran will recreate scenes from director James Cameron’s “Titanic” at U-M’s Canham… Read More >

Takuji Hamanaka Visits Stamps School

October 5, 2018 • Visiting Artist, Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

Professor Endi Poskovic hosted Roman J. Witt visiting artist Takuji Hamanaka for a three-day residency in the Print Media Studio at the Stamps School of Art & Design from September 24-26, 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 >

Student Impact: Kiki Smith Witt Artist Residency

July 16, 2018 • Visiting Artist, Undergraduate Student

Kiki Smith is one of the foremost artists working in print media today, and is known for her multidisciplinary practice relating to the human condition and the natural world. Read More >

Creative Career Development: Stamps Students in Los Angeles

May 15, 2018 • Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

In March 2018, undergraduates from the Stamps School of Art & Design teamed up with students from Tennessee State University to spend five days immersed in professional development opportunities in Los Angeles. Read More >

Interactive & Inclusive Spatial Experiences

May 2, 2018 • Social Engagement, Making a Difference, Student Voices

Since 2012, an ongoing series of virtual cross-cultural classroom collaborations designed by Stamps School faculty Kelly Murdoch-Kitt and Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar faculty Denielle Emans has involved nearly 200 students in 12 courses at 5… Read More >