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Bud Murphy featured photo

May 11, 2021

Finance to Philanthropy: Bud Murphy ’69 Gains Pride in Textile Degree

By Stuart Hall A few years ago, Bud Murphy received an invitation from the North Carolina Textile Foundation to attend a small luncheon that featured Dr. David Hinks, dean of N.C. State University’s Wilson College of Textiles, as one of the speakers. “Normally, I would not have accepted something like that, but since I was… 

Cappadocia Balloon Inflating

Dec 2, 2019

World of Color

There are no known bird species that produce blue-pigmented feathers. The color we perceive them to be is due to the structure of their feathers, which reflect light in a way that makes them appear blue. But what is “actually” blue, anyway? Is there such a thing? To answer that, we have to explore the very nature of color: what it is, how we perceive it and how we use it. Read part 1 in our World of Color series. 

Warren Jasper

Apr 15, 2019

Jasper Receives Outstanding Engagement Service Award

Dr. Warren Jasper has received the NC State University Outstanding Extension Service Award (OESA) for the 2018-2019 academic year. The OESA acknowledges exceptional extension engagement and economic development activities and honors faculty and staff for these efforts. 

Textile student testing textile fibers in lab

Dec 18, 2018

ZTE Helps Eastman Develop Unique Fibers

Learn how a collaboration with the Wilson College of Textiles at NC State is helping Eastman develop and test the fibers of the future through the Zeis Textiles Extension. 

Wilson College of Textile extension department

May 22, 2018

Making an Impact: ZTE Fuels Innovation and Boosts NC Economy

Written by Cameron Walker Whether a local startup needs help testing a product, a national company wants assistance developing a new fiber or a global business is looking for workforce training, the Wilson College of Textiles is here to help. The Wilson College of Textiles’ extension department has a long history of partnering with industry;…