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Black and white photo of George Hodge in a lab.

Nov 28, 2023

Call it “Graduation,” Not “Retirement,” Hodge Says, After 30-year Teaching Career

Wilson College of Textiles associate professor’s distinguished half-century at NC State will conclude in December.  

A digital drawing shows draped fabrics. Text over the top reads "Research and State of the Art"

Oct 10, 2023

Digitizing Textiles: Smooth as Silk?

DELTA and the Wilson College of Textiles collaborate on a virtual reality (VR) solution to fabric exploration using cutting edge technology such as the virtual viewer, Pico Neo3 VR headset and Ultraleap. 

Dr. Peter Hauser

Sep 18, 2023

Peter Hauser Deepens Legacy of Innovation as Professor Emeritus

The longtime textile chemist and faculty member now serves as a consultant, collaborating with industry and Wilson College of Textiles. 

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Aug 31, 2023

What Is Digital Fashion and Why Is It Trending? 

Experts at the Wilson College of Textiles explain why an increasing number of consumers are turning to digital fashion and its potential impacts on the industry.  

Two students sit at a conference table with a laptop. They are turned to look at Helmut Hergeth. A presentation is on a screen behind them.

Aug 30, 2023

New Research Center at NC State Will Advance Fashion Industry

The Fashion and Textile Business Excellence Cooperative will connect faculty and students at the Wilson College of Textiles with business leaders to advance this ever-changing field.  

Bryan Ormond adjusts a uniform before testing in the Textile Protection and Comfort Center.

Aug 29, 2023

Ormond’s Career Protecting Firefighters Through TPACC Earns Him Faculty Honors

Wilson College of Textiles faculty member receives 2023 Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award. 

Super-resolution imaging of nuclear pore complexes.

Aug 24, 2023

Researchers Sharpen Their Focus on Passages Into the Nucleus

Scientists hope they can build on findings in a new study to understand the role of tiny nuclear pores in cell development and disease. 

Xiaomeng Fang stands behind a knitting machine and points to a certain part of the machine to show two students to her left how it works.

Jul 31, 2023

Wilson College of Textiles Faculty Member’s Engaging Teaching Methods Earn Her Professional Honors

Xiaomeng Fang says 2023 Outstanding Teacher Award is a testament to her mentors — colleagues and family alike. 

Shourya Lingampally adjusts a machine in a first-floor lab of the Wilson College of Textiles.

Jul 24, 2023

Wearable Connector Technology Advances at Wilson College of Textiles Could Assist Doctors, Soldiers in Combat

Researchers develop wearable connectors that could be key to functionality of critical devices in a range of wearable technology fields. 

Student (left) looks at Kate Annett-Hitchcock (right), who is touching parts of a jacket on a mannequin to suggest changes.

Jul 18, 2023

Katherine Annett-Hitchcock Plans to Stay Active and Involved After Retiring from the Wilson College

During her time at the Wilson College of Textiles, she's pushed inclusive design forward and mentored countless students to success in the fashion industry.