When we look at a painting, what commands our attention? Denise Murrell ’76 has exposed a viewpoint the art world didn’t know it was missing.
By Mary E. Miller
Early one evening in June, a crowd gathers in a side entrance to Musée…
Watson Brown ’74 (MA) works to photograph what’s left of a land once rich with tobacco money, to capture the plantations and barns, the abandoned pickups and falling-down tenant shacks of eastern North Carolina before they disappear.
With his calculating abilities, majors in math and physics, and his athletic skills, as well as a master’s in industrial design, Mark Hemphill ’10 made a natural career choice — devising courses to knock ninjas off balance.
As the eminent water quality scientist Hans Paerl reflects on his 40 years watching the North Carolina coast, he fears for what climate change could do to make delicate estuaries even more difficult to protect.