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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. 

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. 

Headshot of Laura Tripp

Mar 31, 2022

Textile Technology Takes Laura Tripp ’14 to Kate Spade, Patagonia, Gap

Success in design, product development and business prepared this alumna for her next job title: entrepreneur. 

Adam Barksdale '16

Mar 30, 2022

Adam Barksdale ’16: Applying Textile Engineering Knowledge to Automotive Product Design

Born and raised in Hampton, VA, Adam Barksdale ’16 uses his textile engineering degree to lead product development at Volvo. 

Supercapacitor yarns integrated in a fabric for powering LEDs'

Mar 23, 2022

Design Tweak Helps Prevent Malfunction in Yarns Designed to Store Energy

NC State researchers found a way to prevent electrical malfunctions in yarns designed to store electrical energy. 

The back of the Wilson College of Textiles with the Raleigh skyline in the background during sunset

Mar 18, 2022

Finding New Uses for Sustainable Material

Brian Edwards, senior scientist for Eastman’s textile application development team, uses his three Wilson College of Textiles degrees to run experiments that will make apparel and home textiles more sustainable. 

Wilson College of Textiles student on campus

Mar 17, 2022

Pay it Forward to the Wilson College on Day of Giving

On March 23 during NC State's 2022 Day of Giving, we invite you to pay forward the support that you received from the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Wilson College Career Fair

Feb 28, 2022

Students, Employers Make Connections During In-Person Career Fair

Students, employers and alumni had the opportunity to connect and network during the Wilson College of Textiles Spring Career Fair. 

Shane O’Toole

Feb 23, 2022

Strength in Sustainability: Shane O’Toole ’15 Was Named a 2022 Distinguished Young Alumni Award Winner

After graduating from the Wilson College of Textiles, Shane O’Toole '15 has pushed the technological envelope and chased his passion for sustainability and athletic performance apparel. 

Mohamad Midani

Feb 23, 2022

Committed to Innovation and Fiber Research: Mohamad Midani ’12, ’16 Receives a 2022 Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Since graduating, Mohamad Midani '12, '16 has led the creation of an international textile consulting firm, been named an adjunct assistant professor in the Wilson College and launched an invention that converts agricultural waste into natural textile fibers and reinforcements.