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Jyotsna Gopinath stands on the stairs next to Hunt Library with the Wilson College of Textiles and bright green trees visible in the background.

Mar 24, 2023

Jyotsna Gopinath ’21 Connects Chemistry with her Passions for Sustainability and Fashion

The Wilson College of Textiles alumna serves as an Innovation Analyst at Fashion for Good and was recently named a Technology Rising Star. 

Mar 21, 2023

Fiber “barcodes” can make clothing labels that last

MIT News
Wilson College of Textiles alumni Erin Doran and Brian Iezzi research how weaving reflective fibers into clothing can help reduce apparel waste by alleviating recycling process. 

Sydney Lucas holds two clear glasses with samples of hair, dyed pink. Lucas wears a white lab coat, purple gloves, and safety glasses. Behind her is a cabinet with various bottles of chemicals and solutions.

Mar 21, 2023

Wilson College of Textiles Students Learn Science and Industry of Cosmetics in Cosmetic Chemistry Club

The Cosmetic Chemistry Club has something for every student in the Wilson College of Textiles — from learning the formulation of makeup to getting real world experience in the industry. 

Fabrics are degraded into fibers and glucose syrup

Mar 21, 2023

Researchers Separate Cotton From Polyester In Blended Fabric

NC State researchers found they could separate blended cotton and polyester fabric using enzymes. 

Mar 16, 2023

Support textile/apparel industry on NC State’s Day of Giving

eTextile Communications
NC State's Day of Giving celebrates generosity of the Wilson College of Textiles sponsors. Executive Director of the North Carolina Textile Foundation Micheal Ward, Wilson College of Textiles student Meredith Gaskill and alumna Courtney Oswald share the importance of this support. 

Mar 13, 2023

Under Armour partners with NC State textile researchers to spin fibers into green

News and Observer
Under Armour partners with the Wilson College of Textiles in five-year, multi-project agreement to bring innovation to the industry. 

Sarah Jarrell

Mar 10, 2023

Day in the Life of a Centennial Scholar: Sarah Jarrell

Thanks to her life-changing Centennial Scholarship, Sarah Jarrell can focus on fashion design, planning for her internship in Germany with Adidas, and conducting research at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles. 

Mar 8, 2023

Shades Of The Boardroom: Black Executives Leading The Beauty Industry

Wilson College of Textiles alumna and Brand Director of hair care company Briogeo Alexis Avent is recognized in list of 16 Black beauty executives leading the industry. 

Russell Gorga and Jeff Joines

Mar 8, 2023

Gorga and Joines Give the Gift of Exceptional Student Experiences Through Their New Endowment

To better support textile students, beloved professors Russell Gorga and Jeff Joines generously created the Gorga and Joines TECS Student Enrichment Endowment. 

Maureen Grasso

Mar 3, 2023

Retiring Professor Maureen Grasso Leaves Lasting Impact on Wilson College Graduate Students

Her long and distinguished academic career started in Rock Hill and ended up in Raleigh.