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Wolf statue with a red tassel in its mouth

Dec 4, 2020

Honoring Our 2020 Graduates

Meet some of the 2020 graduates who have left their mark on several programs within the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. 

Logo for Greek Life at NC State

Nov 13, 2020

Fraternity and Sorority Life Presents 2019-2020 Greek Awards

Fraternity and Sorority Life recognized winning individuals and organizations throughout Red and White Week on social media. 

brickyard

Sep 22, 2020

Orchestras and choirs prepare new music for virtual Brickyard debut

September 11, 2020 | eazander The challenges musicians are facing during the coronavirus pandemic are largely rooted in the inability to gather. Performance venues are closed, traveling is discouraged, and ensembles are unable to rehearse and perform together. Virtual choirs and orchestras are producing pre-recorded 

Students walk by the NC State seal in Talley Student Union

Aug 24, 2020

Student Media Print Publications Paused for Fall 2020

All NC State Student Media print publications, including Nubian Message, Roundabout, and Technician, will focus on their digital platforms for fall 2020. 

Tiff Merritt

Mar 2, 2020

Exploring the Margins: Tift Merritt’s first orchestra composition is inspired by the history of Dix Hospital

By David Menconi Way back in 1908, a man named Lewis Hyder was involuntarily committed to Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh. He was 30 years old, recently returned from a four-year stint in the military, and he had threatened to burn down the barn on his father’s farm. So off to Dix he went, but… 

Allison Loggins-Hull

Feb 29, 2020

Inherited Trauma Informs New Music

Flutist and composer Allison Loggins-Hull is one of four artists commissioned to create a new work for the orchestras of NC State during this “20 for ’20” themed season. 

#creativestate

Feb 21, 2020

Against the Railing, Redux

Tara Zaffuto Mullins’ dance students offer a range of rich family history that will be reflected in the revised work, Against the Railing. 

VERNON PRATT SELF-PORTRAIT

Feb 12, 2020

Even More Possibilities: The Gregg Museum of Art & Design

Vernon Pratt's exhibit, All the Possibilities of Filling in Sixteenths, was recently transformed into a 16-minute, 16 second documentary. 

artists illustration of Dream of Flight

Feb 8, 2020

A Collaborative “Win” for the Arts: Dream of Flight

In summer 2018, sculptor and NC State alumnus Heath Satow ’91 posted a call for help on Facebook. He had just moved from Los Angeles to Ogden, Utah, when he was contacted by the RDU Airport Authority, saying that his Dream of Flight sculpture (his first large-scale public sculpture commission in 2004) had to be removed… 

Orchestral Bluegrass

Feb 5, 2020

Orchestral Bluegrass

Thrilling. Once in a lifetime. Totally exhilarating. That’s a sample of reactions from NC State Department of Music orchestra students (and their professor, Dr. Peter Askim) in response to a transformative experience in October 2019. The International Bluegrass Music Association was in town for the annual World of Bluegrass festival. North Carolina’s Balsam Range, 2018 IBMA…