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Month: May 2021

S M Fijul Kabir

May 20, 2021

S M Fijul Kabir: Exploring New Technologies Leads to a New Field of Study

S M Fijul Kabir dreamed about attending the NC State Wilson College of Textiles since he first thought about studying textiles. He was impressed with the college’s reputation and wanted to pursue his passion in textile research here. But after starting the program, he learned of technologies that led to new areas of research and, eventually, a new field of study. 

May 18, 2021

New data finds one division of the fire service may be at a greater health risk

ABC 13
Assistant Professor Bryan Ormond is pursuing a FEMA grant focused on investigating PPE for firefighters in hopes of preventing cancer. 

May 18, 2021

Deadlier than Fire: News 13 hosts a town hall on firefighters’ increased risk of cancer

ABC 13
Assistant Professor Bryan Ormond participated in a town hall with ABC 13 discussing the risk for cancer among firefighters and what can be done to protect those who protect us. 

Bud Murphy featured photo

May 11, 2021

Finance to Philanthropy: Bud Murphy ’69 Gains Pride in Textile Degree

By Stuart Hall A few years ago, Bud Murphy received an invitation from the North Carolina Textile Foundation to attend a small luncheon that featured Dr. David Hinks, dean of N.C. State University’s Wilson College of Textiles, as one of the speakers. “Normally, I would not have accepted something like that, but since I was… 

Gabriel Montague and Jean Ferman

May 11, 2021

‘That’s What Virgos Do’: Meet #NCState21 Best Friends Jean and Gabriel

As part of our graduation video series, meet two grads whose friendship was written in the stars. 

Graduates in masks

May 7, 2021

Local Company Donates Innovative, Breathable Face Masks for Commencement

For spring commencement, a local entrepreneur is donating thousands of masks using material created at NC State. 

Centennial Campus Bridge

May 4, 2021

Wilson College Doctoral Students Named Provost’s Fellowship Recipients

The NC State Wilson College of Textiles is pleased to announce that this fall’s incoming doctoral students include five Provost’s Fellowship recipients. Wilson College remains committed to supporting students through opportunities like the Provost’s Fellowship, which is designed to recruit outstanding new doctoral students to campus.