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Month: July 2021

Seonyoung Youn

Jul 28, 2021

Getting to Know Seonyoung Youn: 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship Recipient

Seonyoung Youn, recipient of the 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship, joins NC State Wilson College of Textiles as a doctoral student in the fiber and polymer science program this fall. 

ZTE sock robot

Jul 27, 2021

Best Foot Forward: Zeis Textiles Extension Putting New Sock Machine to Use

A new robot at the Zeis Textiles Extension is producing not only customizable socks but also valuable learning experiences for students. 


Jul 26, 2021

Introducing the 2025 Class of Centennial Scholars

Members of the newest class of Centennial Scholars share why they're pursuing a degree in textiles and their goals for their time at Wilson College. 

Emilie Phan

Jul 23, 2021

Emilie Phan: Finding Community Within the Wilson College of Textiles

Emilie Phan, recent graduate of the textile engineering program at NC State Wilson College of Textiles, appreciated the community she found here. 

The transition to an online world

Jul 21, 2021

Wilson College Ph.D. Student Places Second in Nationwide Video Contest Reflecting on Pandemic

Caitlin Knowles' thoughtful expression of how she adapted during a challenging year resonated with judges. 

Wolf Plaza

Jul 19, 2021

Introducing the 2025 Class of Textile Pioneer Scholars

The newest Textile Pioneer Scholars explain their interest in the industry and plans for their time at Wilson College. 

Dr. Ericka Ford

Jul 14, 2021

Creating Fibers – and Greener Jobs

Assistant Professor Ericka Ford is training the next generation of solution spinning professionals. The work starts in the lab, and the results position her team as the go-to resource for industry partners. 


Jul 13, 2021

Mosquito-Resistant Clothing Prevents Bites in Trials

NC State researchers created insecticide-free, mosquito-resistant clothing using bite-proof textiles they designed. 

Furniture Manufacturing Expo

Jul 13, 2021

Zeis Textiles Extension to Attend Furniture Manufacturing Expo

The Furniture Manufacturing Expo in Hickory, North Carolina, will showcase Zeis Textiles' Extensions resources and courses for industry members. It will also provide an opportunity for two recent Wilson College of Textiles alumnae to showcase their work. 

Hanna Lee

Jul 12, 2021

Hanna Lee: Diverse Experiences Lead to Opportunities

Joining the NC State Wilson College of Textiles in fall 2017, Hanna Lee was looking specifically for connections to the textile industry and a focus on technology. But in her time here, Lee has also come to appreciate the broad base and diverse experiences that Wilson College offers.