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Parker Mitchell and Noah Weaver pose in their grad caps and gowns

May 16, 2022

‘I Feel So Blessed’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Parker and Noah

As part of our graduation video series, these elementary school friends reflect on how NC State brought them closer together. 

A computer screen shows different take-out containers with food inside.

May 9, 2022

Design Students Develop Compostable Take-Out Container Prototypes in Project Sponsored by Eastman

To combat packaging waste, NC State’s College of Design worked alongside Eastman to create food packaging with a new compostable material. 

A graphic shows scales, non-specific heads and dollar signs in green, red and purple.

Apr 22, 2022

Research Through an Equitable Lens

Recognizing the importance of a fair and just society, researchers at NC State prioritize equity in their diverse fields. 

Spore prototyping

Apr 12, 2022

NC State Students Place 3rd in Stanford Design Challenge

Industrial Design Senior Lindsey Dotson is part of a winning team that designed an in-home mold detection device to help people maintain healthy homes. 

Children climbing on a tree.

Apr 7, 2022

Healthy Kids: No Batteries Required

In a journey of discovery spanning six decades, Robin Moore has explored the connections between human development and the natural world. His ideas may hold the key to raising healthy children in the digital age. 

NC State Memorial Belltower

Mar 1, 2022

‘Everything Had to Have a Purpose’: Remembering Journalism Visionary Richard Curtis

NC State alumnus Richard Curtis revolutionized print journalism as the founding managing editor for design at USA Today. He died Sunday at 75. 

Brickyard wine bottle

Oct 12, 2021

NC State Partners to Release Series of Licensed N.C. Wines

NC State will partner with Shelton Vineyards to produce the first in a series of limited-edition wines. 

computer-generated image of what the inside of St. Paul's Cathedral would have looked like in 1622, looking up from the floor toward the vaulted ceiling in the cathedral's tower

Oct 5, 2021

Recreating the Sights and Sounds of 17th Century London

The project helps us place the art, literature and history of the period into context. 

The Jacques-Cartier River runs between forested ridges in Jacques-Cartier National Park in Québec, Canada.

Jul 28, 2021

Climbing the Mountain of a Lifetime

NC State's George Elvin tells how a backpacking trip in his youth inspired him to seek a career designing green, climate-resilient housing. 

Charles Kahn views the field at Carter-Finley Stadium from the stands.

Apr 13, 2021

Carter-Finley Designer Dies

A pioneer on and off campus, Charles Kahn developed innovative design techniques for construction of Carter-Finley Stadium and led efforts to desegregate Raleigh businesses. 

traffic sign almost completely submerged by flood waters

Aug 25, 2020

Climate Change and the Challenge of Community Relocation

Climate change will profoundly affect where people live. It already is. 

group-of-escaped-slaves

Jun 19, 2020

Land Loss Has Plagued Black America Since Emancipation – Is it Time to Look Again at ‘Black Commons’ and Collective Ownership?

This is a repost from The Conversation. Authors: Kofi Boone, professor of landscape architecture, College of Design, North Carolina State University; Julian Agyeman, professor of urban and environmental policy and planning, Tufts University Underlying the recent unrest sweeping U.S. cities over police brutality is a fundamental inequity in wealth, land and power that has circumscribed black lives… 

A student models a colorful blue and white garment created for Art2Wear.

Jun 8, 2020

Strange, Unfamiliar, Marvelous: Explore the Art2Wear Digital Showcase

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, student designers present innovative high fashion concepts — all from home. 

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.