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Goalkeeper Eden Millan playing soccer

Textile Engineering Student-Athlete Gains New Perspective on Soccer Uniform Through Studies

Discover the textile science of uniforms through the perspective of a current Wilson College student-athlete.

Julia Koehler with coworkers at Patagonia

Wilson College Double Graduate Joins Patagonia’s Wolfpack

Julia Koehler uses her master’s in textile chemistry and bachelor’s in polymer and color chemistry to help lead color development and innovation at the company.

Textiles today are innovativelife savingcreativeglobal, all around you and thriving right here in North Carolina. Our textile students build their education on a foundation of science that takes them to fashion housesNASA, textile design companies, laboratories, graduate school and beyond. From designing elephant collars that protect remote villages and innovating bite sleeves that shield military officers from harm to developing fabrics that harvest energy and garments that monitor your vital signs, our students lead lives of impact. Along with our faculty and staff, they embody the Think and Do philosophy that is NC State.