Three University of Michigan faculty members are part of a team that won an international design competition that will unite 12 cultural and educational institutions located in Detroit’s Midtown, and change the way visitors and Detroiters experience the area.
The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, in partnership with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, will host a town hall meeting at the University of Michigan on May 28 to discuss unique opportunities for arts integration on campus.
While some scholars rely on written journals and essays to present their research, David Chung uses visual art to convey his work on topics such as diasporic populations and cultural assimilation.
Sandra Wiley is a one-stop shop for all things international education at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design.
When Craig Wilkins looked out into the audience during his team’s presentation at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Wednesday, he was happy to see many of his University of Michigan students in the crowd.
Penny W. Stamps — a University of Michigan alumna, fierce advocate for the arts, community leader, philanthropist, design professional and former teacher — died Thursday at her home after a battle with leukemia. She was 74.
The following profiles represent some of the newest additions to the University of Michigan faculty. The University Record will continue to highlight new faculty members from across campus throughout the semester.
Engaging with high school students as they prepare to apply to college requires a certain type of person — one who is up-to-date on trends, has a friendly and welcoming demeanor and can relate to students on a personal level.
A group of young adults worked hand-in-hand with residents of the Memory Support Center at Brecon Village this past fall to forge light out of darkness.
While industrial design is most associated with commercial applications, Bruce and Stephanie Tharp hope their work in discursive design will help develop the field by promoting the ability for products to communicate ideas and engage people in discourse.
A decade after retiring from the University of Michigan, Allen Samuels still helps Wolverines reach their dreams — one design at a time.
Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine and dramaturg and producer P. Carl will discuss the relationship between theater and social justice, as well as how theater-making is an act of citizenship, as part of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.
Participating Stamps School faculty members
Stephanie Rowden and Jennifer Metsker
"Redefining Identity," an exhibition celebrating students' art that challenges society's definitions of identity and redefines those narratives, runs from Jan. 9-21.
Diversity has long been a central value at the core of the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design and for its students, faculty and staff. Now, as part of its new Stamps Curricular Initiative, the school is developing a diversity-related curriculum to better reflect that value.
Long before a reality television star became a presidential nominee, award-winning composer, theater artist and filmmaker Andy Kirshner was thinking about the close relationship between politics and popular entertainment.
The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. have launched a new campaign to help transform a vacant Detroit building into a place where youth and adults can build their creative making skills and incubate business ideas.
A new series to be published by the Detroit-based online arts and culture journal Infinite Mile, in partnership with the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, casts a critical eye upon the topic of art and gentrification in Detroit and beyond.
Designers, heath care researchers and African scholars at U-M will work in teams this month to generate creative responses to critical areas of the ongoing Ebola crisis in West Africa.
A new, two-year graduate program in integrative design at the Stamps School of Art & Design represents a paradigm shift as designers address unpredictable and fast-changing real-world problems and situations in society.