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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 >

The Heart of the Farm: What’s Next for Trumpey’s Campus Farm Eco-Building

May 21, 2019 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Making a Difference, Faculty

During the summer of 2018, Stamps Professor Joe Trumpey lead volunteers and twenty students from his Green Building course in the building of U-M’s only 100% solar powered, natural, straw-bale insulated building on the Ann Arbor campus. Located on the Campus… 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 >

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 >

Student Spotlight: Maddi Lelli + Michigan Medicine

April 15, 2019 • Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

During the Fall 2018 semester, Maddi Lelli (BFA ‘19) partnered with members of the Perioperative Care Unit at Michigan Medicine for an independent study to address wayfinding within the U-M Hospital. Read More >

Finding the Perfect Fit: Stamps Undergrads Win DKNY Shoe Design Competition

March 19, 2019 • Advice for Emerging Artists, Student Voices, Undergraduate Student

In April 2019, the design team at DKNY will be flying out two Stamps School of Art & Design undergraduates for a review of the student’s shoe prototypes. Read More >

Change by Design: The Birds of Ann Arbor

February 12, 2019 • Cool Classes & Assignments, Undergraduate Student

During the 2018-2019 academic year, students in Stamps Professor Nick Tobier’s Change by Design (ART 314) course addressed the new arrival of Bird scooters to Ann Arbor. Read More >