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Month: November 2015

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Nov 24, 2015

Exhibit Reveals the Innovative Nature of Cotton in Textile Performance and Design

Cotton’s ubiquity in North Carolina may lead one to believe they know all there is to know about the native plant. But a new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences seeks to introduce attendees to cotton’s versatility and the many ways it facilitates high-tech textile performance and innovative design. Opening Dec. 5… 

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Nov 20, 2015

Chancellor Announces Dr. Ahmed El-Shafei as a University Faculty Scholar

Dr. Ahmed El-Shafei, associate professor in the Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) department at the Wilson College of Textiles has been named a 2015-16 University Faculty Scholar by Chancellor Randy Woodson. The recognition and reward program is part of the university’s strategic initiative to invest in and retain top faculty. “Dr. El-Shafei is most… 

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Nov 19, 2015

Dr. Melissa Pasquinelli appointed as Associate Director of the Analytical Instrumentation Facility

The Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AIF), NC State’s primary shared research facility for materials characterization, has appointed Dr. Melissa Pasquinelli, associate professor in the Wilson College of Textiles Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry, and Science (TECS), as Associate Director of AIF, effective immediately. Pasquinelli’s research involves the use of computational tools for investigating nanoscale science and engineering. While AIF has… 

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Nov 18, 2015

TATM Students Receive Awards for Couture for a Cause 2015

Congratulations to two students in the Textile Apparel, Technology and Management Department who were recognized for their talent and philanthropy at the 2015 Couture for a Cause held Nov. 7 at the Raleigh Convention Center. The event paired 20 designers with local charities through the nonprofit organization Activate Good, which connects thousands of volunteers to lend… 

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Nov 16, 2015

College of Textiles Senior Honored for Commitment to Community Service

NC State Wilson College of Textiles senior Brian Iezzi was awarded the Community Impact Award for outstandingleadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges anduniversities with a shared commitment to community engagement. The organization honors one studentleader at each member school. A senior in Textile Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering… 

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Nov 2, 2015

Burlington Foundation’s Gift a “Game Changer” for Internship Program

There may be no better preparation for post-commencement employment than the kind of real-world experience delivered on the job through undergraduate internships. A gift made to the NC State Wilson College of Textiles ensures that those valuable opportunities are expanded and enhanced in coming years so that the textiles industry’s next generation of leaders are ready…