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Apr 12, 2024

2023-24 University Teaching Awards Announced

NC State has honored 40 faculty for their commitment to educational excellence with the 2023-24 University Teaching Awards. Award recipients were recognized at a University Teaching Awards Luncheon and Ceremony on Thursday, April 11 at the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center.

Feb 21, 2024

Discover the Power of Design Thinking

Aspiring designers arrive at the College of Design with diverse dreams and leave prepared to bring the values of design thinking to their communities and careers.

May 12, 2023

Maria Gallardo-Williams and Derek Ham receive the 2023 Libraries Faculty Award

Gallardo-Williams’ open pedagogy and Ham’s racial history VR artistry highlight their collaborations with the Libraries

Professor J. Mark Scearce in his office

Apr 19, 2023

Setting Love to Music

The score for Carolina Ballet’s Orpheus & Eurydice contains a message of love — lost, regained and lost again.

Katie Brooks Ginkgo Leaf Painting

Dec 13, 2019

Katie Brooks Transforms Fallen Leaves into Breathtaking Artwork

The world is your canvas. Meet Katie Brooks, a senior in the Art + Design program at the NC State College of Design with a minor in […]

Apr 12, 2019

Designing for Social Awareness

Darren Woodland, a graduate student in Art + Design, is pushing interactive innovation to develop an experience that tells the story of the Catawba Indian and their loss of land rights.

Saige Martin_advocacy

Mar 25, 2019

Designing for Activism and Advocacy

Art + Design graduate student Saige Martin is exploring design activism and advocacy to challenge peoples perceptions and to push beyond their comfort zones.

Old Concord Road fencing CAT LYNX

Mar 7, 2019

The Nature of Public Art: Talent, Teamwork, and Time

Professor of Art + Design Chandra Cox spent 10-years designing and creating two light rail stations as part of Charlotte’s CATS LYNX Blue Line (completed March 2018).

Animation from Shelterin Sky

Feb 21, 2019

What Design Can Teach

Associate Professor of Art + Design Marc Russo is an innovative animator and storyteller. Learn about his current collaboration with 3-D animation to accompany a musical piece.

Derek Ham with Payod Panda

Jan 7, 2019

Through a Child’s Eyes

Making the idea and application of virtual reality for children as young as kindergarten is something that Derek Ham set out to do. With Panoform, this free downloadable app, that is exactly what transpired.

Carnige Hall

Aug 22, 2018

A Winning Start to College

Incoming NC State College of Design freshman Victoria Kern is an aspiring artist with several major awards to her credit including the 2018 National Medalist by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

Pamela Jennings PhD NC State Design

Jul 16, 2018

Pamela Jennings named new head of the Department of Art + Design

Pamela L. Jennings, Ph.D., has been named as the new head of the College of Design’s Department of Art + Design [July 16, 2018] Today, […]

May 1, 2018

Designing with Perspective

In high school, senior industrial design major Christian Fuda ruined a pair of shoes in the ocean. Figuring that he had nothing to lose, he […]

Mar 23, 2018

Emerging Technologies Explored

Advance design studios intentionally push the boundaries of innovation, technology, and research, and Associate Professor of Art + Design Patrick FitzGerald has found that this […]

Mar 12, 2018

Interdisciplinary Collaboration Creates New Roles for Designers

Traditionally, designers have been thought of as image makers, but Assistant Professor of Art + Design Todd Berreth is showing how designers can use technology […]

Mar 8, 2018

Endless Opportunities

A quick Q&A with design student, Samantha Bratzke (senior in Art + Design) who is living the #Designlife in London for her study abroad experience. […]

Mar 1, 2018

A Deserving Retreat

Head of the Department of Art + Design and Alumni Distinguished Professor of Art + Design Chandra Cox has taught at NC State for over […]

Jan 25, 2018

I AM A Man | VR Civil Rights App

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Derek Ham, PhD, discovered the Oculus Launch Pad competition because of a random internet search in the spring of 2017. […]

Dec 10, 2017

A Journey to Design

Laura Wyker is in the midst of a process of reinvention, stepping beyond a career in teaching high school science and digging back into early […]

Dec 4, 2017

A Winning Experience

There is always something happening on and around NC State’s campus. Keeping up with the events and activities can be a full-time job; however, the […]

Nov 27, 2017

Design Inspiration | Kathleen Rieder

Associate Professor of Art + Design Kathleen Rieder bolsters her students’ critical thinking and intellectual curiosity. She takes an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and has […]

Oct 4, 2017

A Designer’s Journey

Sharon Marcussen is a freelance visual effects artist for film, episodic, and commercial work. In 2003, she received her bachelor’s degree in Art + Design […]

Sep 14, 2017

The World of VR as Their Oyster

In 20 minutes, anyone can learn all about one of North Carolina’s keystone species with Oysters: A Virtual Reality (VR) Experience, an app designed last […]