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Month: April 2018

Brittany Buckner

Apr 27, 2018

Revolutionizing the Pointe Shoe

Inspired by three young ballerinas in her family, graduate student Brittany Buckner is researching ways to make pointe shoes less expensive and more durable. She's looking for ballerinas to take her survey so that she can make impactful changes. 

Bill Oxenham

Apr 27, 2018

Bill Oxenham Receives Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award

William Oxenham, the Abel C. Lineberger Chaired Professor at NC State University‚Äôs College of Textiles, was one of four NC State faculty to receive the Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award for for 2018. The award, which recognizes outstanding graduate level teaching at NC State, was presented at the 2018 Faculty Awards and Mathews Medal Ceremony on April 23, 2018. 

Texitile Senior Design group

Apr 25, 2018

Textiles Students Design Sustainable Solutions

In this senior design course, students have two semesters to create a solution to a textiles industry problem. This year, several projects focus on sustainability. 

Melissa Pasquinelli with students

Apr 25, 2018

Textile Engineering Professor Wins UNC Excellence in Teaching Award

Melissa Pasquinelli emphasizes creative and critical thought in the classroom. Her approach means she sometimes learns alongside her students. 

Jasmine Cox at Wilson College of Textiles career fair

Apr 12, 2018

Destination: Textiles

Textile Technology alumna Jasmine Cox charts her own course in work at the Textile Technology Center and in graduate school online through the College of Textiles. 

Dean David Hinks

Apr 3, 2018

From the Dean

Dean David Hinks highlights some the student and faculty accomplishments happening at the end of the 2017-18 semester. 

Mr. Wuf with bookmarks

Apr 3, 2018

Bookmarks: 2018 Revealed, 2019 Design Challenge Opens

The College of Textiles unveils it 2018 bookmark and announces the 2019 competition theme!