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Author: Max Cohen

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Dec 22, 2020

Masters of Art + Design Program Recognized for Excellence in Assessment

The Masters of Art + Design program has been recognized by the NC State Graduate School as a 2019-2020 Excellence in Assessment Honoree. 

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Dec 16, 2020

Three Students Receive the Shawcroft Drawing Prize

The Brian Shawcroft Prize is awarded every year to an architecture student nominated by a faculty member for her/his excellent hand drawing skills. 

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Dec 10, 2020

Mirrors and Mentors: Reaching Back for the Next Generation

ClayVon Lowe, Reggie Howell and Britt Davis are all graduates of the College of Design. By paying the act of mentorship forward, they have not only formed a bond that continues to shape their own lives and careers, but those of other young minds as well. 

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Sep 9, 2020

The Henry W. and Lorene R. Johnston Design + Build Program

This story originally appeared in the Spring 2020 issue of Designlife Magazine.  A Foundation on Wheels Some may imagine architecture students as a roomful of students drafting high-concept designs on oversized sketchbooks. Maybe a few diligent hands in a basement, gluing together toothpicks in the shape of a building. Now, thanks to the Henry W. and… 

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Sep 7, 2020

Switching Back the Code: A Q&A with Jemima Liteli

Jemima Liteli is a junior studying graphic design at NC State. Attending predominantly white institutions (PWIs) for the majority of her life has caused her to feel the otherness, isolation and disconnection that other BIPOC students often feel. When she first came to the College of Design, Jemima found it hard to break the habits of… 

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Aug 21, 2020

On Behalf of Dean Mark Hoversten

Dear College of Design community, As you have likely heard, Chancellor Woodson announced that undergraduate classes will pivot to online instruction beginning Monday, August 24 at 8 a.m. If you have not done so, please take a moment to read his announcement for complete details regarding this development. There have been an increasing number of… 

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Aug 20, 2020

Designlife Podcast: Justin Johnson

Today we are discussing how gaming, especially in a virtual reality setting, can be applied to treating post traumatic stress disorder. We’re joined by NC State College of Design Assistant Professor and Doctor of Design student practitioner, Justin Johnson. As a combat veteran and lifelong gamer, Justin has been researching how the natural environment can be… 

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Aug 14, 2020

Designlife Podcast: Elen Deming

The Doctor of Design (DDes) was established in 2016, making it one of the newest programs the college has to offer. It is also the only one of its kind in the country that offers a blended online learning model for design research.  The Doctor of Design has garnered attention and enrollment from students across… 

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Aug 12, 2020

DDes Student Researching How to Design VR That Heals

Justin Johnson is researching how VR can be used to treat PTSD and promote cognitive restoration. 

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Jul 21, 2020

Designlife Podcast: Anne Spafford

If you’re spending a lot more time at home and not in the office lately, there’s a chance you have become much more aware of how you value the outdoors. You might be spending more time on your local greenway, sprucing up the garden in your back yard, or just taking a few minutes away…