Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design

  1. March 12, 2018

    Stamps duo promotes emerging industrial design field

    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.

  2. January 29, 2018

    Emeritus professor finds new life of teaching in retirement

    A decade after retiring from U-M, Allen Samuels still helps Wolverines reach their dreams — one design at a time. 

  3. January 8, 2018

    No Safety Net talk to examine social justice and theater

    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.

  4. May 16, 2017

    Stamps School exhibition to highlight cross-section of faculty works

    The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design will present Reach: A Stamps Faculty Exhibition, running now through July 8 in the new downtown Ann Arbor Stamps Gallery.

  5. January 9, 2017

    ‘Redefining Identity’ art exhibition to celebrate students’ visions of identity

    “Redefining Identity,” an exhibition celebrating students’ art that challenges society’s definitions of identity and redefines those narratives, runs from Jan. 9-21.

  6. November 30, 2016

    Stamps School DE&I plan includes diversity-related courses

    The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design will create grants to help faculty revise existing courses or propose new ones that are related to diversity, equity and inclusion.

  7. September 12, 2016

    Professor reimagines presidential campaign as musical comedy

    Faculty member Andy Kirshner has created a satirical movie-musical, “Liberty’s Secret,” which explores the relationship between politics and popular entertainment.

  8. June 10, 2015

    U-M, MEDC launch crowdfunding effort for Detroit maker space

    The Stamps School of Art & Design and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. have launched a new crowdfunding campaign to help create the Brightmoor Maker Space in Detroit.

  9. February 11, 2015

    Stamps School partners to explore art and gentrification in Detroit

    The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design will partner with a Detroit-based online arts and culture journal to study art and gentrification in Detroit and beyond.

  10. January 8, 2015

    Campuswide design charette to brainstorm Ebola solutions

    Designers, heath care researchers and African scholars at U-M will work in teams this month to generate creative responses to the ongoing Ebola crisis in West Africa.