Nov 7, 2017
Building a Better Bra
It’s almost a rule that the more attractive a bra is, the less comfortable it feels -- and vice versa. A bra that doesn’t cause shoulder or back pain, supports the breasts and allows freedom of movement has all the aesthetic appeal of an ACE bandage, while a bra built for looks is as pleasant to wear as a stiletto heel. NC State College of Textiles student Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev ‘19 believes there is a better way, and, as the recent recipient of a grant from the Office of Undergraduate Research, she is well on her way to designing a bra that marries form and function.
Nov 6, 2017 | Our People
Threads Senior Collection Show Highlights Creativity, Dec. 2 at Talley
Eight senior designers in the College of Textiles have created, developed and produced an industry quality collection emphasizing ideation, communication, theme development, fit and fabrication. Threads is a showcase of talent, creativity and skill. It is a culmination of techniques learned over years of various textile courses. Join us Dec. 2 as we celebrate fashion and textile design!
Oct 30, 2017 | Giving Back
Ellen Rohde Leadership Endowment Prepares Students for Success
Following a 22-year career with apparel giant VF Corporation, Ellen Rohde — now president of the North Carolina Textile Foundation — has dedicated her post-retirement life to equipping students at NC State with workforce skills that will make them successful leaders and major contributors to society. With a $1.2 million gift, she established an endowment that aims to provide students at the College of Textiles with the type of impactful leadership training that helped her become the first female division president in VF’s history.
Nov 6, 2017 | Research and Innovation
Fiber and Polymer Science Doctoral Student Selected for NC Sea Grant
Graduate student Yaewon Park works to create advanced well water filtering methods composed of functional textiles. Park was recently chosen for the North Carolina Sea Grant - Water Resources Research Institute.
Oct 31, 2017
Graduate Student Gets LA Times Byline
College of Textiles doctoral student Mira Abed spent the summer in the hectic newsroom of the Los Angeles Times. She penned nine articles for the paper as part of a 10 week fellowship with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a multidisciplinary non-profit whose mission is to "advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people."
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Nov 16, 2017
Severin Named Head of English Department
Laura Severin, a longtime faculty member and administrator at NC State, takes the helm of the English department in January.
Nov 13, 2017
NC State Unveils New Title IX Posters
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity has published a new Title IX poster series. The posters are intended for display in all campus buildings as part of NC State’s...
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