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Month: November 2019

Ross Sozzani and Jessica Gluck

Nov 20, 2019

Lightning Round: Knitting Networks and Seeding Solutions

The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative organized a lightning session on Wednesday, Nov. 13 designed to spark research collaborations to tackle grand challenges, whether they ended up being focused on plant sciences or not. 

Open House

Nov 19, 2019

Wilson College Open House Welcomes Prospective Students and Raleigh Community

By Michelle Kerstein On Saturday, October 19th, the Wilson College of Textiles opened its doors to over 500 prospective students and members of the Raleigh community during a campus-wide open house. Attendees of all ages were welcomed with demonstrations, activities and information sessions that challenged them to discover, learn, and engage with textiles.  The Wilson… 

Monica Matthai Warsaw

Nov 18, 2019

Moving Forward While Giving Back: Meet Young Alumna Monica Matthai Warsaw

By Melissa Sharp Monica Matthai Warsaw has always been grateful for the opportunities that her Centennial Scholarship created. The impact was so profound that she hoped to one day be in a position to tangibly give back in a similar fashion. Warsaw, 29, of Ventura, Calif., a technical product developer for Patagonia, is now living… 

Cassia Lewis at graduation with parents

Nov 15, 2019

A STEP Above: Young Alumna Cassia Lewis ‘13

A second generation alumna of the Wilson College of Textiles, Cassia Lewis practically grew up at NC State, biking around campus and cheering on the Wolfpack at football games with her father, who graduated from the Textile Engineering program in 1994. She now lives on the West Coast, serving as director of business development for fabric manufacturer Swisstex Direct. 

Sophia Nunno Gorbachev

Nov 12, 2019

Upward Force

FTM alumna ('19) and current graduate student Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev has been working hard to design a supportive bra for those with larger cup sizes — a bra that will reduce pain and improve the lives of its wearers. 

Alexandra Plunkett's GSOFW collection

Nov 1, 2019

Wheel of Fashion

Read on for our conversation with West about the cyclical nature of some aspects of fashion and how fashion trends evolve and spread. Then keep reading for firsthand perspectives from students Celine Borthayre, Emma Rigby and Alexandra Plunkett, and alumna Carly Palmer on their experience showing at Greensboro Fashion Week.