Alumnus Colin Holloway Delivers Game Changing Products for VF
As lead developer for VF Corporation’s Global Innovation Center, NC State College of Textiles double alumnus Colin Holloway works toward one goal: developing breakthrough technologies for new products. It’s a role that Holloway embraces.
Andre West Named 2018 Textiles Leader of the Year
NC State’s College of Textiles has named Andre West the 2018 Leader of the Year. West, who is an assistant professor in the Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management department, will receive his award at a banquet on April 3.
Osborne Scholarship Gives Grad Students Freedom to Focus
The first Osborne Scholarship recipients are as diverse as the textile field itself, ranging in focus from fashion to developing polymeric materials. What they share is a commitment to the future of the textile industry and a zest for lifelong education.
Five Questions with Janie Woodbridge
Get to know Janie Woodbridge, new assistant professor in the department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management in the College of Textiles.
Five TATM Students Win Awards from Nation’s Largest Fashion Scholarship Fund
Five NC State College of Textiles students recently were named 2018 Fashion Scholarship Fund winners. Each was awarded money toward their education expenses and given access to valuable internship opportunities.
After a career behind the scenes in theater, College of Textiles graduate student Lisa Bledsoe explores expressive design in orthotics.
Seyam Named Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management Department Head
Dr. Abdel-Fattah Mohamed Seyam has been appointed the new department head for Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management. The Alumni Distinguished Graduate professor is looking forward to leading the interdisciplinary department and realizing his vision of fostering student and faculty achievement and engagement.
Dressed for Success
College of Textiles doctoral student Emily Law wonders if changing your outfit can change your perspective -- or even your life. Her master’s thesis research indicated that clothing choice has a notable effect on student participation and focus, and is taking her research to the next level and further examining the psychology of fashion.
Hemline for Hearts Design Competition Returns for Second Year
The service learning project between the American Heart Association and College of Textiles students seeks to raise awareness of women’s heart health through a “Project Runway” style competition that culminates at Crabtree Valley Mall in February.
Building a Better Bra
It’s almost a rule that the more attractive a bra is, the less comfortable it feels -- and vice versa. A bra that doesn’t cause shoulder or back pain, supports the breasts and allows freedom of movement has all the aesthetic appeal of an ACE bandage, while a bra built for looks is as pleasant to wear as a stiletto heel. NC State College of Textiles student Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev ‘19 believes there is a better way, and, as the recent recipient of a grant from the Office of Undergraduate Research, she is well on her way to designing a bra that marries form and function.