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Dr. Januka Budhathoki-Uprety in lab

Mar 25, 2019

New Faculty Member Exploring How Polymer Science Can Improve Your Well-Being

Meet Dr. Januka Budhathoi-Uprety, one of the college's newest faculty members who is researching how to further implement the utilization of textiles into the healthcare industry. Find out about her experience and what she plans to do at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Sir Walter Raleigh statue in textile garment project

Feb 26, 2019

Sir Walter Raleigh, Who Are You Wearing?

As Techtextil North America's first academic partner, Wilson College was given the opportunity to dress Sir Walter Raleigh for the show held Feb. 26-28. The goal was to do so creatively and with some technical textile elements worked in. Fashion and Textile Design student Carly Kvietok stepped up. Her inspiration comes from a form of street art that’s referred to as “yarn bombing.” With bold patterns and electroluminescent wire along the seams, Kvietok's work is sure to spark interest in wearable technology and innovation in textiles. 

Cotton and Sustainability Symposium

Nov 9, 2018

A Sustainable Future For Cotton

Industry experts in textile sustainability gathered for the Cotton and Sustainability Symposium hosted by the Wilson College of Textiles on Nov.

Rice Bag Challenge at NC State

Sep 12, 2017

Trial Run: Mini Senior Design Challenge With Rise Against Hunger

For the fourth time, Rise Against Hunger returned to the Senior Design capstone class in search of sustainable ways to recycle rice bags they deliver to developing countries. Twenty five teams stepped up with creative and functional prototypes. 

Lisa Hoang

Sep 2, 2016

Fashion and Textile Design Senior Shows at New York Fashion Week

Lisa Hoang, a Fashion and Textile Design senior at NC State's College of Textiles, debuts her women’s ready-to-wear staple collection at New York Fashion Week on Sept. 9. 

Wilson College of Textiles exterior view

Oct 26, 2015

Student Designs Take on Escher’s Themes and Imagery at NCMA

The works of artist M.C. Escher, known for his explorations of infinity, perspective and architecture, served as inspiration for 16 NC State Wilson College of Textiles students. These individuals’ creative two- and three-dimensional pieces were featured as part of College Night held Oct. 23 at the North Carolina Museum of Art and shown in conjunction with The Worlds of…