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Year: 2018

Wilson College of Textiles

Dec 30, 2018

A Look Back on 2018

By Susan Fandel As we prepare to celebrate the beginning of 2019, the Wilson College of Textiles wants to highlight some of our favorite moments of 2018. This year, we received a transformative gift from the Wilson family, making our college the second named college at NC State. Our students and faculty were honored with awards, led innovative… 

Dec 20, 2018

Firefighters hoping for more protective gear amidst cancer concerns

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Assistant Professor Bryan Ormond discusses his research and the new hood designed by his team which aims to reduce the chances of firefighters developing cancer due to soot and contamination. 

Textile student testing textile fibers in lab

Dec 18, 2018

ZTE Helps Eastman Develop Unique Fibers

Learn how a collaboration with the Wilson College of Textiles at NC State is helping Eastman develop and test the fibers of the future through the Zeis Textiles Extension. 

Materials Research Society group

Dec 4, 2018

Reaching Out: Students TALK STEM at Hickory High School

Written by Avoni Gharde, who is pursuing her Ph.D. in Textile Technology Management with a co-major in Fiber Polymer Science. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education plays a vital role in shaping the future of a country’s economy, followed by growth and stability in the workforce. It creates critical thinkers, increases science literacy, breaks the… 

Jessica Couch

Dec 3, 2018

Fit Tech + Fashion = Luxor + Finch

The future of fashion is fit technology, and Wilson College of Textiles alumna Jessica Couch '10 is leading the revolution as founder of Luxor + Finch -- a fit technology consulting firm that works with the best in the business as they prepare for the brave new world of fashion that actually fits. 

Jasmine Flood

Nov 29, 2018

Perfect Timing

Meet Wilson College of Textiles alumna Jasmine Flood (TT '12), successful entrepreneur and owner of accessory and stationery boutique Riada Adair. 

Germanee Gerald

Nov 26, 2018

Entrepreneur en Vogue

Meet Wilson College of Textiles alumna Germanee Gerald, a 2013 graduate of the Fashion and Textile Management program who recently left a successful corporate career to focus full time on her styling business, GG+Co. Styling Firm. 

Carly Palmer

Nov 21, 2018

Carly Palmer and the Magic Carpet

Master of Textiles student Carly Palmer will debut her collection, “Magic Carpet,” at the Threads Senior Collection Fashion Show on December 6, 2018. She was inspired by the tale of the Berlin Candy Bombers -- American pilots who sent candy and hope to the children of post-WWII Berlin. 

Dean David Hinks

Nov 18, 2018

From the Dean

Dean David Hinks shares the many ways the naming of the Wilson College of Textiles will impact the college and its constituents. He also gives thanks for all who make the college strong. 

Women Entrepreneurs Graphic

Nov 14, 2018

AWE Returns to NC State

Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is an organization that provides networking and engagement opportunities to aspiring entrepreneurs in a woman-focused space.