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Melissa Manjarrez Dominguez at her desk in the Landscape Architecture studio.

Sep 23, 2022

Latinx Voices of Design: Melissa Manjarrez Dominguez

Melissa Manjarrez Dominguez is a first-year graduate student in the college’s Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning program. In her story, she recalls her youth in Sinaloa, Mexico, her experiences facing anti-immigration legislation in Alabama, and her desire to create landscapes that are enriching and available to everyone. 

jack lancaster playing banjo

Apr 12, 2022

Retired Materials Lab Instructor Jack Lancaster Passes Away at 79

Ibby Jackson Lancaster III, known as Jack or Jackie, passed away on March 29, 2022 after a brief battle with lung cancer. Jack worked at the College of Design for over three decades, and has made a lasting impression on generations of students. 

Alumnus Chuck Flink in White House

Nov 22, 2021

The Path to Healing: Alumnus Chuck Flink and the 9/11 National Memorial Trail Act

Alumnus and landscape architect, Chuck Flink, recently accompanied President Biden, members of Congress for the signing of HR 2278, also known as The 9/11 National Memorial Trail Act, officially designating the trail as a part of the National Trails System. We spoke with Flink on how he became a leading advocate for greenway access and the role landscape architects can play in remembering historic events. 

Jenny Tiet Portrait in Office

Aug 24, 2021

Q&A | Jenny Tiet on Advising for a Community

Jenny Tiet started a completely new position at the college in April with the mission of¬†providing support to students experiencing academic difficulty and working with student organizations to help the design students feel a sense of community. 

LAR Students Working Outside

Jun 17, 2021

Navigating an Unfamiliar Landscape

College of Design faculty faced uncharted terrain – and persevered – when COVID-19 forced them to convert their landscape architecture studio to a hybrid model.¬†A change of scenery was in order when Gene Bressler and Carla Delcambre embarked on their fifth year of teaching an introductory graduate landscape architecture design studio. 

Lewis Clarke and Sarah Zewde

Jun 8, 2021

Landscape Architecture Professor Lewis Clarke Passes Away at 94

Lewis Clarke, FASLA, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021. He catalyzed the evolution of American landscape architecture for over sixty-five years as a professor at the North Carolina State University School (now College) of Design and as a visiting lecturer at numerous universities. 

Mar 30, 2021

LAEP Professor Robin Moore Receives Holladay Medal

LAEP Professor and Director of the Natural Learning Initiative, Robin Moore, has received NC State’s highest honor for a faculty member. 

Mark-Hoversten-Spotlight

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…