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Sep 6, 2012

New Rain Garden Set for Unveiling

The Lee Hall Rain Garden will be unveiled at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The garden showcases the work of four students from the College of Design. 

Apr 25, 2012

Green Project Grows

Students put the finishing touches on Phase II of an ambitious project to convert the area between two residence halls into a green oasis. See the results. 

Mar 26, 2012

Spring Showstoppers

Nothing says spring like vibrant redbuds and snowy dogwood. Our friends at the Natural Learning Initiative share fun facts about these beloved plants and the NC State scientists working to make them even better. 

Mar 20, 2012

Design Faculty Connect Kids with Nature

Two design faculty members have won a team award for helping children connect with the natural world. 

Sep 15, 2011

Students build landscape legacy

NC State landscape architecture students have left their mark on the university campus. 

Aug 10, 2011

Students Create Green Oasis

Students show off their green thumbs during a summer design/build studio to renovate the space between two residence halls. 

May 9, 2011

Honors Rain Down on Project

A summer design-build project in the College of Design that transformed the area behind Syme Residence Hall into an eco-friendly rain garden won two significant awards recently. 

Aug 3, 2010

Grassroots Education

Landscape architecture students worked all summer to transform the "squishy nasty" grounds behind Syme Hall into a functioning rain garden. See how they did it. 

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 21, 2010

In the Big Leagues

A team of grad students fielded by NC State claimed an upset victory in the Urban Land Institute's student urban design competition, powering past two Ivy League schools in a head-to-head battle in San Diego.