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From left to right: Michael McDonald, Caitlyn Holt and Allen Little on a showroom floor.

May 21, 2024

Throughout Textiles Industry, Influence of NC State Alumni Is Profound

Top industry leaders and decision-makers have strong ties with the Wilson College of Textiles, forging relationships, networking and collaboration. 

Adhiraj Shinde holds up a dress on a hanger and Aishwarya Lahariya looks at it. A group of other people are also in the room behind them.

May 21, 2024

Textile Engineering Alum Creates Plant-Based Artisanal Fashion Brand

Wilson College of Textiles alumnus Adhiraj Shinde’s brand, Jiwya, showcases the work of grassroots Indian textile artists.  

A white cover with a cutout photo of a model in a black dress, a Wilson College of Textiles logo and the title "Fall 2023 Student Portfolio"

Apr 29, 2024

See What Students Created Last Semester

The fall 2023 lookbook explores fashion and textile pieces created by Wilson College students for project both in and outside of the classroom. 

Headshot of Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev

Apr 25, 2024

Ph.D. Student Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev Researches Direct-to-Textile 3D Printing at The Nonwovens Institute

Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev is a Ph.D. student in the textile technology management program at the Wilson College of Textiles researching the relationship between 3D-printing and fabrics at The Nonwovens Institute. 

In a lab wearing a lab coat, gloves and goggles, Januka Budhathoki-Uprety (right) explains a concept to Ashley Lamb and Hannah Dewey.

Apr 22, 2024

Wilson College of Textiles Faculty Member Receives 2024 Outstanding Teacher Award

Assistant Professor Januka Budhathoki-Uprety credits her recognition with her dedication to students, prowess at explaining complex topics. 

Nelson Vinueza adjusts a mass spectometry machine.

Apr 15, 2024

Faculty Member Uses Dyes to Research Degenerative Diseases

Nelson Vinueza, associate professor at NC State University, analyzes dyes to uncover valuable findings in health, forensics and sustainability. 

Headshot of Büşra Özdemir.

Mar 25, 2024

Ph.D. Student Büşra Özdemir Researches Respirators with The Nonwovens Institute 

Büşra Özdemir is a Ph.D. student in the fiber and polymer science program at the Wilson College of Textiles currently researching the behavior of nonwovens and the structure of respirators at The Nonwovens Institute. 

Yi Ding speaking to a group.

Feb 29, 2024

Textiles Alumna Built Community, Real-World Skills in 3+X Program

Wilson College of Textiles alumna Yi Ding is now an associate professor at Donghua University in Shanghai. Read how she got her start in the 3+X program.  

Headshot of Jessica Singleton.

Feb 22, 2024

Meet One of the Newest Members of Our Wilson College Family: Jessica Singleton

Meet one of our newest Wilson College of Textiles faculty members, Teaching Assistant Professor Jessica Singleton. 

Headshot of graduate student Christine Lee.

Feb 15, 2024

Ph.D. Student Christine Lee Researches PLA at The Nonwovens Institute

Christine Lee is a Ph.D. student in the fiber and polymer science program currently researching the use of polylactic acid (PLA) in nonwoven textiles at the Nonwovens Institute.