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Stamps School Launches $25K “Big Idea” Award For One Stamps Senior

December 9, 2019 • Giving, Undergraduate Student

In her April 2018 commencement speech, Stamps alumna Penny W. Stamps (1944-2018) issued a call to action to Stamps students. “What’s your big idea?” She prompted. “What are you willing to spend your moral capital, your intellectual capital, your sweat equity in… Read More >

2019 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition Award Winners

November 27, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design’s 2019 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, featuring the exceptional works of our undergraduate students in art and design, was celebrated on Friday, November 22 with a reception in the school’s downtown Stamps… Read More >

Artist Q&A: Amira Hanafi

November 19, 2019 • Visiting Artist, Undergraduate Student

It is 3:05 PM on a Monday afternoon, and Amira Hanafi and I both hesitantly emerge from different corners of the cafe where we have been instructed to meet. “I googled YOU!” Amira laughs after I admit to scanning the “Amira Hanafi” Google image results so I… Read More >

Student Spotlight: Alex Eason, 2019 Giving Blue Day Scholarship Recipient

November 8, 2019 • Giving, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Giving Blue Day is a once-a-year opportunity for the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design community to team up with the global U-M family to show their school pride, give back, and pave the way for the culture-makers of tomorrow. Read More >

Stamps Students Receive Top Honors at Campus Movie Festival

November 1, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

Stamps students Sophie Hullinger (BFA '20) and Natalie Nye (BFA '20) were awarded top honors for their 4-minute animated comedy film, How to Get a Job at the 2019 Campus Movie Festival(CMF) competition at the University of Michigan. Read More >

Open House, Open Hearts: A Stamps Studio Suites Celebration

October 21, 2019 • Giving, Alumni, Faculty

On Friday, September 27, 2019, the Stamps School of Art & Design hosted an Open House to celebrate the renovation that added 5,901 additional square feet to the Stamps School footprint and resulted in the Stamps Studio Suites. Read More >

The In-Between: Suffering, Comfort, and JuYeon Kim

September 17, 2019 • Visiting Artist, Cool Classes & Assignments, Faculty

Each academic year, the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design welcomes a new artist/designer to the school community through the Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence program. Designed to foster the creation of new work, residents of this competitive program… Read More >

Stamps Students Take Eyeo

July 9, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

In June 2019, Stamps students Sindhu Giri (BA ‘19 and BS ‘19) and Willa Hua (BFA ‘21 and BSI ‘21) served as volunteers at the Eyeo Festival, an interdisciplinary, four-day conference on art, design, and technology held at the Walker Art Center in… Read More >

Student Spotlight: Josh Brown Responds to Flint Water Crisis via Video Game

June 7, 2019 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

For Josh Brown (BA ‘19), the Flint Water Crisis hit close to home. Growing up just 15-minutes away from Flint in Grand Blanc, Brown began his undergraduate education at U-M Flint before transfering to the Stamps School of Art & Design. 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 >