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Month: May 2019

Caitlin Gabriel

May 29, 2019

Patternmaker: Meet FTD Alumna Caitlin Gabriel ‘17

Wilson College of Textiles alumna Caitlin Gabriel ‘17 learned to sew at an early age. Her grandmother taught her to sew and follow patterns at just eight years old, and she has been designing and creating her own clothes ever since. We caught up with the Fashion and Textile Design (FTD) graduate, who recently started working as a patternmaker at Wrangler 

Fashion Plates from LACMA art museum

May 24, 2019

Selling Style I: The History of Fashion Marketing Through the 19th Century

Read the first of a three-part journey as the Wilson College of Textiles delves into the history of fashion marketing -- and predicts its future. 

Xiangwu Zhang

May 21, 2019

Zhang Named Walker Distinguished Professor in Textile Innovation

TECS professor Xiangwu Zhang was recently named the Samuel S. Walker Distinguished Professor in Textile Innovation for his research in the textile field. 

Marguerite Moore

May 15, 2019

Marguerite Moore Receives Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award

Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM) professor Marguerite Moore has been named a 2018-2019 NC State Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professor in recognition of her outstanding teaching at the graduate level. She is known for her high-quality research as well as her exceptional graduate student mentoring. 

Nelson Vinueza

May 9, 2019

Vinueza Named Outstanding Teacher

Nelson Vinueza, assistant professor in the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS), has received the 2018-2019 Outstanding Teacher Award. He is one of 18 NC State professors presented with this year’s award, which recognizes excellence in teaching at all levels. 

Cody Zane

May 6, 2019

PhD Student Raises Mental Health Awareness

As a Mental Health Ambassador at NC State, graduate student Cody Zane has found his passion in helping fellow students find support when they need it. 

Graduation cap

May 2, 2019

The Direction of Their Dreams

Read about some of our Wilson College of Textiles graduates -- why they chose to study textiles at NC State, what they loved most about their time here and where they’re going next. 

DELTA staff team

May 1, 2019

Textile Archive Design Application: Bridging History and the Future of Textile Design

Exploratory Grants let you match your creativity with our resources to create groundbreaking new technologies. Learn how Professor Traci Lamar and a multidisciplinary team of DELTA staff members combined forces to bring a colorful collection of textile patterns back into NC State classrooms.