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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 

Close up of a pest trap on the floor of the museum.

Sep 3, 2020

Stopping Bugs With a Taste for Art

The Gregg Museum takes a scientific approach to managing invasive pests. 

Gabriel Montague sings at his church

Sep 3, 2020

Montague’s Musical Skills Wow the Wolfpack

Gabriel Montague, winner of the 2020 Wolfpack’s Got Talent competition, discusses his musical background, inspirations, and aspirations. 

Lauren White makes a Wolfie sign with her hand in front of a building on campus

Apr 20, 2020

Howling Success: Lauren White Seeks to Change the Stigma in STEM

As a sophomore, Lauren White knows how difficult it can be adjusting to college life and academics. As a member of the LGBTQ community from out of state, and as a female in the traditionally male-dominated STEM field, the task of fitting in on campus seemed extra daunting when she first arrived at NC State. Fortunately, she had several mentors who helped her get acclimated and involved, and now she’s paying it forward to others like her. 

Mar 31, 2020

DASA Adapts to ‘New Normal’ with New Virtual Programming

While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancelation of almost every in-person campus event this spring, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs has quickly adapted to the situation and is now offering a plethora of virtual events and activities to engage the NC State community as well as the public. 

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. 

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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…