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Month: January 2017

Kaitlyn Kramer

Jan 31, 2017

Textile Engineering Graduate Student is Going the Distance

As a student-athlete Kaitlyn Kramer excels both in the classroom and as a cross country runner. 

Women’s collective in Jaipur, India

Jan 24, 2017

Raleigh Investment Firm Supports Empowerment Initiative

The College of Textiles received a gift from Shah Capital for a unique women’s empowerment initiative: the Hunar Project, which provides students in Raleigh with service learning opportunities and women in India with a chance at economic independence. 

Dr. Ahmed El-Shafei

Jan 24, 2017

Researcher Wins Textile Manufacturing Innovation Grant

Dr. Ahmed El-Shafei has been awarded an Innovation Fund grant for his efforts to establish a sustainable commercial fabric dyeing method. This is the third time since 2014 that researchers from the College of Textiles have been named recipients. 

Hemline for Hearts designs

Jan 19, 2017

Hemline for Hearts Seeks to Raise Awareness of Women’s Heart Health

Talk about wearing your heart on your sleeve. Six designers from NC State’s College of Textiles will take that expression literally on Jan. 28 when they create apparel designs made entirely out of red paper hearts to raise awareness of the issues surrounding women and heart disease. 

YMA Fashion Scholarship recipients

Jan 19, 2017

Eight Textiles Students Receive YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Awards

Eight N.C. State College of Textiles students were awarded scholarships from the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund. The scholarship winners were honored on Jan. 12 in New York City. 

Mira Abed

Jan 12, 2017

This is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Mira Abed

Discover how a fascination with color led one researcher from fashion design to solar cell technology. 

Person at sewing machine

Jan 11, 2017

Partnership with CORDURA Brand Fabrics

CORDURA brand fabrics teamed up with our FTD students to create visionary designs of menswear for the modern millennial male. 

Jeff Joines

Jan 6, 2017

Joines Named Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science Department Head

Dr. Jeff Joines has been appointed as department head for Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) effective Jan. 3. He will be the tenth individual to lead the department and previously served as the TECS associate department head.