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Department of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management

a student standing in front of a college fountain

May 3, 2022

Celebrating the Class of 2022

Meet seven outstanding seniors from each of our programs heading into careers across the textile industry. 

Shyann Setzer stands in front of wall of fabric samples

Apr 28, 2022

Shyann Setzer ‘19: Designing What’s Next in Home Textiles from Her Hometown

If you've shopped at Crate & Barrel or Pottery Barn, you might have seen this textile design alumna's work. 

student working in spinning lab

Apr 22, 2022

Zeis Textiles Extension Plays Leading Role in Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Growth

From virtual conferences with world-class speakers to research and industry partnerships, ZTE is helping create a more sustainable future for textiles. 

student presenting poster at Hunt Library

Apr 21, 2022

Innovation on Display at Research Open House

Wilson College of Textiles students presented their research across industry sectors at the college's Research Open House. 

Group of graduate students stands together for symposium

Apr 8, 2022

Graduate Research Symposium Shows Breadth of Textile Science

Graduate students at the Wilson College of Textiles are researching everything from knit children’s shoes to disinfectants. 

Tobacco thrips with Plant Armor

Apr 7, 2022

In ‘Plant Armor’ Crop Cover, Insects Have to Navigate Textile Maze

Director of Zeis Textiles Extension helps design for a new crop cover could provide an effective, chemical-free alternative for insect protection. 

Caroline Cockerham left and Laura Tripp right standing in a home

Mar 31, 2022

Commitment to Sustainability, Passion for the Process Inspire Alumni-Founded Business

Laura Tripp and Caroline Cockerham, founders of CICIL, want you to ask about where their rugs come from. 

Caroline Cockerham in New York City office

Mar 31, 2022

Caroline Cockerham ’09, ’13 Finds Magic in Material Development

The creativity possible in manufacturing and the mill has led this fashion and textile management alumna to succeed in jobs at top brands and start her own business. 

Claire Hider sitting in Mohawk office

Mar 29, 2022

Meet Textile Design Alumna Claire Hider ’18, Mohawk Industries Project Manager

After earning her Master of Science in Textiles in 2018, Wilson College alumna Claire Hider has been rising through the ranks at global flooring manufacturer Mohawk Industries. 

Shark stuffed animal

Mar 21, 2022

Designing Toys with a Greater Purpose

The stuffed animals, created by first-year fashion and textile design students, were developed to address specific challenges that children face.