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Month: February 2017

Amazon order screen shot

Feb 12, 2017

Faculty Member, NCSU Libraries Collaborate to Fill Textbook Gap

What are professors to do when they have trouble finding just the right textbook at a price students can afford? College of Textiles professor Martin King turned to the NCSU Libraries Alt-Textbook program. 

Ellen Rohde

Feb 8, 2017

NC Textile Foundation President Honored for Professional Work

Ellen Rohde, interim president of the North Carolina Textile Foundation, has received Pi Beta Phi® Fraternity for Women’s prestigious Carolyn Helman Lichtenberg Crest Award in honor of her professional achievements. The award recognizes those who exhibit excellence and outstanding leadership in their careers or communities. 

COT Team

Feb 3, 2017

Wilson College Team Designs More Fitted Hood for Defense Department Challenge

An interdisciplinary team from the College of Textiles met a challenge from the Department of Defense head on: redesign protective chemical-biological suits worn by military troops. Their design for a more fitted hood led to recognition and a $15,000 prize. 

Jazsalyn McNeil’s Pulse Dress

Feb 3, 2017

Alum has her Finger on the Pulse of Fashion

College of Textiles alumna Jazsalyn McNeil’s Pulse Dress incorporates LEDs that blink with the wearer’s heartbeat. McNeil discusses her dress and the broadening relationship between technology and fashion. 

Recipients of YMA-FSF scholarships

Feb 2, 2017

Perspectives: YMA-FSF Scholarships

In January, eight College of Textiles students traveled to New York City where they were honored as recipients of YMA-FSF scholarships. These are their reflections on the experience. 

Students at hemline for hearts event

Feb 2, 2017

Hemline for Hearts: Service Learning at its Best

Raising awareness for women's heart health, six students created apparel designs made entirely out of red paper hearts.