Skip to main content

Author: NC State News

Spore prototyping

Apr 9, 2022

Students design in-home mold detection device; win third place in Stanford Design Challenge

Industrial Design Senior Lindsey Dotson is part of a winning team that designed an in-home mold detection device to help people maintain healthy homes. 

Mar 8, 2022

Startup Stories: Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, Founder, Bee Downtown

An introductory beekeeping class at NC State inspired alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner to pursue a career in finding sustainable urban environments for local bees. Jessica Yinka Thomas, director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative, sat down with the Bee Downton founder to discuss her entrepreneurial journey at NC State and her passion to stop the bee population decline. “It’s… 

Feb 24, 2022

Shaping how we train arts entrepreneurs

Arts entrepreneurship faculty around the world finally have a dedicated pedagogy to use in their classrooms. Teaching Professor Gary Beckman, director of entrepreneurial studies in the arts, has written a textbook—The New Arts Entrepreneur—for arts students from all disciplines who want to learn the skills to build and sustain arts-related ventures. 

Feb 2, 2022

Make-A-Thon Winners Design Sustainability Solutions

Learn about the winning designs in this year’s sustainability innovation challenge. 

Jan 27, 2022

Parks and Recreation Alum Promotes Luxury Camping

Patricia “PJ” Ray found her calling in parks and recreation and is now successfully operating her own glamping company. 

Jan 24, 2022

Meet the Wilson College Student Designing Looks for NBA All-Star Zion Williamson

Fashion and textile management student Meredith Howell’s unique take on streetwear has caught the eye of stylists, musicians and athletes. 

Jan 20, 2022

Fashion For All 

Two master’s students are designing the future of inclusive, expressive apparel. 

Jan 10, 2022

Problem-Solving for Prototyping 

Associate Professor Anne Porterfield first discovered her passion for 3-D design in the theater world. Now, she’s an expert in 3-D apparel design software. 

Lewis Sheats interviews Lindsay Wrege and Michael Evans

Jan 4, 2022

Startup Stories: 321 Coffee

Individuals with disabilities tend to see a drop-off in career opportunities and support following high school graduation. Lewis Sheats, assistant vice provost of entrepreneurship, sits down with the founders of 321 Coffee, Lindsay Wrege and Michael Evans, to discuss how to provide employees with disabilities a meaningful way to contribute to society. 

Gary Beckman

Jan 3, 2022

Shaping How We Train Arts Entrepreneurs

Gary Beckman, a teaching professor in the Department of Music and director of entrepreneurial studies in the arts, has written a textbook — The New Arts Entrepreneur — for arts students from all disciplines who want to learn the skills to build and sustain arts-related ventures.