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Year: 2015

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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… 

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Oct 26, 2015

Student Designs Take on Escher’s Themes and Imagery at NCMA

The works of artist M.C. Escher, known for his explorations of infinity, perspective and architecture, served as inspiration for 16 NC State Wilson College of Textiles students. These individuals’ creative two- and three-dimensional pieces were featured as part of College Night held Oct. 23 at the North Carolina Museum of Art and shown in conjunction with The Worlds of… 

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Oct 21, 2015

Professor Rolf Kuehni Receives ISCC’s Nickerson Award

Professor Rolf Kuehni of NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles, received the Nickerson Service Award from the Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC) Oct. 21 at the university. An adjunct professor in the College’s department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, Kuehni is a world renowned color scientist. The Nickerson Service Award recognizes outstanding, long-term contributions towards the… 

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Oct 20, 2015

Spring Study Abroad Program in China will begin March 11

Donghua University Fashion Institute Spring Study Abroad Program in China will begin March 11 and run through June 26, 2016. Contact Dr. Yingjiao Xu or see the website for further information. 

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Oct 4, 2015

Outfitting First Responders

Researchers with the Textile Protection and Comfort Center (T-PACC) work on next-generation uniforms for emergency workers as part of a $718,000 grant project funded by the Department of Homeland Security. Read more. 

Jaclyn Smith and Dr. Genevieve Van de Bittner in the lab

Sep 22, 2015

Centennial Scholar: From PCC Graduate to the PhD Graduate Program at Johns Hopkins

When Jaclyn Smith, a Centennial Scholar and Caldwell Fellow, graduated from the Wilson College of Textiles last May, she took with her an impressive list of achievements: a B.S. in Polymer & Color Chemistry (PCC) – Medical Textiles Concentration, a B.S. in Biochemistry, and minors in Genetics and Biotechnology. Those credentials and connections she made… 

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Sep 21, 2015

PCC Alum Wins Prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship

For the 75 percent of American women who color their hair and those professionals who apply that color, the research of Wilson College of Textiles doctoral student Tova Williams (‘14) could have significant personal impact. The National Science Foundation (NSF) thinks so highly of her work and potential that the organization recently awarded her a… 

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Sep 21, 2015

Students’ Alternative Service Break Experiences Bring Valuable Lessons on Life, Learning and Purpose

Morgan Wilkins chose to spend her 2015 Spring Break not on the beaches of Fort Lauderdale but learning generations-old weaving techniques in Guatemala through NC State’s Alternative Service Break (ASB) trip program. This is a unique service-learning experience in which students engage in direct service to a community, while being immersed in the culture and customs… 

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Sep 21, 2015

Dr. Ghosh Named a Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Recipient for his Smart Textiles Research

Dr. Tushar Ghosh, professor in the College’s Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science Department, and Dr. Alper Bozkurt, a professor in the College of Engineering, received funding from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund to support their work on a second-generation prototype of their Fabric-based Integrated Sensing Technology (FIrST). Learn more about Fabric-based Integrated Sensing Technology