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Jul 26, 2010

Model Students

High school students in Design Camp show off the results of their week-long immersion in the College of Design: models, prototypes, animations and graphics in disciplines ranging from industrial design to landscape architecture. Meet the next generation of creative professionals. 

Jul 26, 2010

Passing the Test

Who better to design a learning space than students? That was the thinking of Underwriters Laboratories executives, who worked with a quartet of NC State design students to imagine the interiors of the company's new education and training facility in Research Triangle Park. 

Jul 21, 2010

Refuge on the Road

A harrowing bus ride and an emotional meeting with his brother marked the latest leg of Saul Flores' 4558-mile trek across Latin America this summer. Follow his progress and view his remarkable photos from his journey. 

Jul 19, 2010

Passing the Test

Four NC State students designed the interiors of Underwriters Laboratories' new education and training facility. The result is a jazzy setting with giant, colorful graphic panels, free-flowing glass and historical narrative. 

Jul 9, 2010

Arts Medalists Have Campus Ties

A composer, costume designer and cultural arts advocate with ties to NC State are among the 2010 winners of the Raleigh Medal of Arts, the city’s highest arts honor presented for lifetime achievement. J. Mark Scearce, William Ivey Long and Banks C. Talley Jr. will be honored Oct. 6. 

Jun 28, 2010

Police, Poison and Peace

Caldwell Fellow Saul Flores survived an encounter with a poison dart frog and an hour-long police interrogation before skirting the dangerous border region between Colombia and Panama along the coast and arriving in Costa Rica yesterday. 

Jun 10, 2010

Hidden Voices

Students in the Advanced Media Lab at NC State contributed their creative energy to an effort to raise public awareness of homelessness. A series of animated films created by the students was screened last month by the Chapel Hill Public Arts Office, which sponsored the project in concert with the nonprofit group, Hidden Voices. 

Jun 1, 2010

No Fear

Although no university had ever won the Urban Land Institute's national design competition on its first attempt, a team of grad students fielded by NC State had ideas of doing just that. And when the dust settled, the quintet's family-centered plan earned top honors, rising above 116 entries - including those from Ivy-League heavyweights Penn and Harvard. 

Apr 27, 2010

Safety Sweep

Grad student Kathryn Asad carried home first place in the traffic safety contest at the New York Auto Show. 

Apr 26, 2010

Safety Sweep

When industrial design graduate student Kathryn Asad won first place in a student traffic safety contest at the New York International Auto Show, judges asked her not to mention the name of her school. It turns out they were embarrassed that students from one university - NC State - swept nearly every award in the competition.