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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. 

Bob Jordan shakes hand of another trustee with Chancellor Woodson looking on.

Feb 18, 2020

In Memoriam: Bob Jordan

Alumnus Bob Jordan, who served North Carolina as a public official and business leader, died at his home Sunday, surrounded by family. Jordan is remembered for his unwavering support of NC State for more than 60 years. 

Feb 11, 2020

In Memoriam: Tom Hester

English professor Tom Hester is remembered for his teaching, scholarship and passion for life. 

headshot of Karami with black background.

Jan 10, 2020

Mideast Tragedy Claims Alumna

An NC State alumna returning home after visiting family in Tehran is among the 176 passengers and crew killed in the crash of a Ukrainian airliner. 

Poet Gerald Barrax sits at his desk.

Dec 12, 2019

‘The Job of a Poet Is to Tell the Truth’: Remembering Gerald Barrax

Former students and colleagues share their impressions of Gerald Barrax, a retired emeritus professor of creative writing, who died Dec. 7. 

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. 

Feb 22, 2017

Hero of Three Mile Island Dies

Harold Denton, the cool-headed federal regulator who took charge of Three Mile Island after the nation’s worst nuclear accident, was a 1958 graduate of NC State’s nuclear engineering program. 

Jun 22, 2016

In Memoriam: Dorothy Dent Park

The president emeritus of the Park Foundation, which has left an indelible impact on NC State through its philanthropy, has died at the age of 103. 

Feb 4, 2016

In Memoriam: Burton Beers

History professor Burton Beers, a Watauga Medal winner who served NC State for four decades, died Jan. 30. 

Aug 5, 2015

In Memoriam: Anna Jane Keller

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15, to remember Anna Jane Keller, NC State's first female administrator, She died on July 18, one day shy of her 95th birthday. 

Jun 22, 2015

Former Chancellor Bruce Poulton Dies

The energetic leader responsible for the development of Centennial Campus and the growth of public-private partnerships at NC State, has died in Raleigh. The university remembers Bruce Poulton. 

Jun 10, 2015

In Memoriam: Richard Dillman

Richard Dillman, an eminent swine pathologist and one of the original faculty members in the College of Veterinary Medicine, died June 5 in Raleigh at the age of 83. 

Apr 8, 2015

In Memoriam: William Block

NC State mourns the passing of retired political science professor William Block, who died last month in Raleigh. Block established the MPA program and chaired the Faculty Senate in his 27-year career at NC State. 

Apr 1, 2015

Memorial Service for Ocko

Join family, friends and colleagues to celebrate Jonathan Ocko's spirited life and work. A memorial service is planned for Sunday, April 12. 

Feb 12, 2015

Thousands Honor Slain Students

As the eyes of the world fall on NC State, the campus community celebrates the legacies of three members of the Wolfpack family with calls to prayer and calls for peace.