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student working on Story Go Round project

May 27, 2020

Berreth, Fitzgerald and Polyak to Present at Prestigious SIGGRAPH 2020

It all started with some wooden spools. Brooks Hall was being rewired for internet, and a faculty member stumbled across 20 wooden spools lying in the breezeway between two buildings. 

Prague Design Exhibit

May 26, 2020

Final Design Projects from Prague on Virtual Display

The spring semester at NC State University’s European Center in Prague started with 52 students who were enthusiastic and engaged in their classes. 

Derek Ham

May 20, 2020

Derek Ham Appointed Department Head of Art + Design

Ham has been at the College of Design since June 2015 and was recently promoted from assistant professor. 

Animation Rankings

May 18, 2020

Animation Program Ranked in the Top 20 Nationally by Animation Career Review

The College of Design has again ranked in the top public schools in the nation for its animation program. #2 in North Carolina for Animation Schools #20 for Animation Schools offering a BA Nationally #35 among the Top 40 Animation Public Schools and Colleges Over 200 schools across the country were ranked. To see the full list of… 

PHD Student Presentations

May 15, 2020

New Ph.D. Students Present Their Research Areas

Four Ph.D. students in the College of Design Ph.D. program successfully presented their research interest areas on May 7 to over 50 members of faculty, staff, and students in the College of Design. The presentation of research interest areas is an introductory presentation for first-year students and introduces these individuals to the Ph.D. community. The… 

Rj Javier

May 11, 2020

Congratulations, Class of 2020!

The College of Design is excited to celebrate the graduating class of 2020. 

Class of 2020

May 8, 2020

The Class of 2020 Writes Their Own Story

Members of the class of 2020, you’ve heard over and over that you’re missing your big moment. No walk across the stage this spring, no cap toss for now. But that’s only part of the story. We wanted you to tell the rest. So we asked for your memories, photos and plans for the future,… 

Marvin Malecha

May 5, 2020

Dean Emeritus Marvin J. Malecha, FAIA, DPACSA, Dies at 70

Marvin Malecha (1949-2020) The College of Design is saddened by the loss of Marvin Malecha, who served as dean from 1994-2015. After a long wait for a new heart, and a successful transplant, he passed away on May 4, 2020. In his 21 years at the college, he shaped not only the campus surrounding him,… 

nli student spraying plants

May 5, 2020

Natural Learning Initiative Takes Education Outdoors with WolfWare Outreach

April 29, 2020  |  Lily Fandel The Natural Learning Initiative (NLI) is reinventing what it means to play outside. Today’s children grow up with a number of obstacles to outdoor play, from overly structured lifestyles to state-mandated curricula that neglect the outdoors. Additionally, many outdoor play spaces overlook nature — a powerful agent in children’s healthy development. NLI, a… 

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May 4, 2020

Julia Littleton: Balancing Cheer, Design and Graduation During COVID-19

Defying Expectations The worlds of design and athletics are equally demanding. Both require discipline, extensive training and a never-ending learning curve. To Julia Littleton, a senior in design studies and a member of NC State’s Cheer team, combining those two worlds took some getting used to. However, they both play invaluable roles in her journey. “When…