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Month: August 2021

Students participating in Rice Bag Challenge

Aug 31, 2021

Designing For Good: Seniors Transform Rice Bags into Solutions

Senior textile engineering and textile technology students used their Think and Do mentality to transform rice bags into affordable solutions for developing nations. 

Ummay Mowshome Jahan

Aug 26, 2021

Getting to Know Ummay Mowshome Jahan: 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship Recipient

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

Students in lab

Aug 25, 2021

Undergraduate Students Contribute to Research for Environmental, Human Health

Undergraduate students in Dr. Januka Budhathoki-Uprety's lab spent their summer contributing to research with both health and sustainability impacts. 

Alyssa Jennings

Aug 20, 2021

Broad Higher Education Background Makes Jennings Great Resource for Students

A passion for helping students defines Alyssa Jennings' winding path to becoming an academic advisor for the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Jessica Gluck

Aug 16, 2021

Last Choice, Best Decision

A new series highlights Wilson College of Textiles alumni who are now faculty teaching the next generation of students. 

Wenna Han

Aug 13, 2021

Getting to Know Wenna Han: 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship Recipient

Wenna Han, recipient of the 2021-2022 Provost’s Fellowship, joins Wilson College of Textiles as a doctoral student in the textile technology management program this fall. 

Mentor students

Aug 6, 2021

Wilson College’s New Mentorship Program Has Rapid Growth, High Impact

“The stories that emerged from the first year of activity validated the family atmosphere that the dean (Dr. David Hinks) has tried so hard to nurture.” 

Luis Martinez

Aug 4, 2021

Research Experience for Undergraduates Develops Confidence, Resumes

Nearly 30 Wilson College students spent their summer researching in our labs and developing their professional skills to chart a path for their next steps after graduation. 

Models on runway

Aug 4, 2021

Q and A with Traci Lamar: Fashion and Textile Design Showcase

Traci Lamar, a professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management at Wilson College of Textiles, sat down to share the big picture impact of the Fashion and Textile Design showcase. After seven years, the showcase has grown in many ways — and with increased donor support, Lamar says, graduating students could truly demonstrate their full potential to industry leaders. 

David Hinks

Aug 4, 2021

Think and Do: Wilson College of Textiles

David Hinks, dean of NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles, tells what the college has planned as the university’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign comes to a close this year.