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Aerial view of the Brickyard and the block S in the bricks.

Mar 19, 2020

In Memoriam: Landscape Architect Dick Bell

Landscape architect Richard C. Bell designed some of North Carolina’s iconic spaces, but none meant more to him than his alma mater’s University Plaza, more commonly known as the Brickyard. 

J. Mark Scearce, professor of art and design, sits at a piano.

Oct 10, 2019

Prof Turns Creepy Ballet Score Into Teaching Opportunity

J. Mark Scearce, professor of art and design, composed an original score for the Carolina Ballet's production of Frankenstein. 

Map of Hurricane Dorian's projected path.

Sep 4, 2019

Experts Can Discuss Hurricane, Flood, Recovery Issues

As Hurricane Dorian churns in the Atlantic, NC State experts can answer media questions on everything from coastal damage to food safety. 

Phil Freelon with scale model of an architectural project.

Jul 9, 2019

Acclaimed Architect Phil Freelon Dies

The NC State alumnus led the team that designed the Smithsonian Institution’s $540 million National Museum of African American History and Culture in the nation's capital. 

Tea Blumer holding her award onstage at the Lulu eGames. Kathy Hengen, COO of Lulu is at left, and Tom Miller, senior vice provost for academic outreach and entrepreneurship, is at right.

May 7, 2019

Success by Design

May 2019 graduate Téa Blumer reflects on her time at NC State and how it's equipped her for success as an entrepreneur. 

Photo of computer, design layout and person's hand on mouse

Jan 30, 2019

Micro Houses Have Macro Impact

Micro houses have the potential to alleviate veteran homelessness in North Carolina. And a class of NC State architecture students is helping lead the way. 

Historic marker noting the founding of Princeville as Liberty Hill in 1865.

Dec 11, 2018

Storm Warnings

In the wake of increasingly frequent and violent Atlantic hurricanes, NC State faculty and students race to help rural, flood-prone communities in eastern North Carolina recover and rebuild, physically and economically. And they call on public officials to recognize the growing threat to the region. 

STEP textile camp participants at College of Textiles

Jul 11, 2018

Summer Programs Spark Lasting Interest

Many high schoolers who attend summer programs at NC State find the experience so engrossing that they decide to join the Wolfpack after graduation. 

Emily Doyle and Cameron Westbrook prepare airport design

May 23, 2018

Airport Designs Take Flight in Venice

Teams from the School of Architecture are showcasing their ideas for airports of the future at a prestigious expo this week. 

Members of #NCState18 talk about wearing their cap and gown.

May 11, 2018

Wearing the Red Robes

We asked members of #NCState18 to try on their cap and gown and look in the mirror. Then we asked them how it felt. These are their answers, unfiltered. 

Apr 18, 2018

5 Questions With Laura Wyker

Hot off her recent win at the Lulu eGames, design student Laura Wyker's collection of handcrafted handbags will be on display at the Art2Wear runway show. 

Apr 17, 2018

Art2Wear 2018: Defined by Design

For 17 years, Art2Wear has challenged designers and audiences to push beyond the boundaries of fashion design. Meet this year’s designers and learn what fashion means to them. 

Jan 17, 2018

Olympian Now Champions NC State

U.S. Olympic Hall-of-Famer Jean Driscoll is ready for a new challenge: building support for NC State’s acclaimed College of Design. The elite Paralympic athlete and eight-time Boston Marathon winner is the college’s new executive director of development. 

Sep 14, 2017

It’s Sustainability – Gamified

Learning through play isn’t just for babies and toddlers. Games are a good way for older children and adults to learn, too. 

Sep 12, 2017

Saving Princeville

The nation’s oldest town chartered by African-Americans rallies to recover from last year’s devastating storm. NC State faculty and students join a team of experts helping them chart a sustainable course for the future.