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Tag: COVID-19

Graduates in masks

May 7, 2021

Local Company Donates Innovative, Breathable Face Masks for Commencement

For spring commencement, a local entrepreneur is donating thousands of masks using material created at NC State. 

Textile student at sewing machine

Mar 15, 2021

Textiles Loaner Program Keeps Students on Track

Thanks to donor support and the NC Textile Foundation, the Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management at Wilson College of Textiles has continued preparing its students to become industry-ready professionals even while they learn remotely. 

Wolf statue with mask

Mar 4, 2021

Dr. Ben Schmidt ’06 Serves on Front Lines of the Pandemic

By Tim Creedon Students who major in polymer and color chemistry at the Wilson College of Textiles often follow similar career patterns within the world of manufacturing. Dr. Ben Schmidt ’06 broke that mold, however, when he applied to medical school and went on to earn his M.D. degree.   A specialist in emergency and internal… 

Mask

Dec 9, 2020

NC State Experts Study Performance, Fit Testing for Face Masks for the Public

Researchers at the NC State Textile Protection and Comfort Center are working on better ways to test and study cloth masks. 

Global leadership minor students

Oct 7, 2020

Eye of the Storm

An eight-week study-abroad program on global leadership gave a group of NC State students a front-row seat to corporate decision-making as Europe grappled with economic uncertainties and an emerging pandemic. 

NWI mask production

Apr 2, 2020

A Necessary Filter: Nonwovens Institute Steps Up to Combat COVID-19

NC State begins production of nonwoven mask materials that could help combat shortages caused by COVID-19.