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The transition to an online world

Jul 21, 2021

Wilson College Ph.D. Student Places Second in Nationwide Video Contest Reflecting on Pandemic

Caitlin Knowles' thoughtful expression of how she adapted during a challenging year resonated with judges. 

Hannah Eberenz photo submition

Apr 10, 2019

TAGS 2019 Research Image Contest Winners Revealed

Nine winners. Nine images. Nine displays. This is the beginning of what may be a new annual competition for the Wilson College of Textiles. To demonstrate the research of our students, the Textile Association of Graduate Students (TAGS) has developed an image contest that will display submitted discoveries to hundreds of individuals.  

Materials Research Society group

Dec 4, 2018

Reaching Out: Students TALK STEM at Hickory High School

Written by Avoni Gharde, who is pursuing her Ph.D. in Textile Technology Management with a co-major in Fiber Polymer Science. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education plays a vital role in shaping the future of a country’s economy, followed by growth and stability in the workforce. It creates critical thinkers, increases science literacy, breaks the… 

Three Minute Thesis

Nov 12, 2018

College of Textiles Students Win Top Places in 3MT

Two Wilson College of Textiles students were the top winners Oct. 30 in the 2018 Three Minute Thesis competition, sponsored by the Graduate School. 

RISE study abroad group

Nov 6, 2018

Intern Abroad: Ph.D. Student Ashish Kapoor on German Summer

Learn about NC State Wilson College of Textiles Ph.D. student Ashish Kapoor, who spent 10 weeks in Jena, Germany working at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering through the DAAD RISE Professional Program, a scholarship-funded research internship program for master’s and doctoral students. 

Prime Fit app

Oct 12, 2018

Textiles Researchers Develop a Fitting Solution to Determine Accurate Size

Researchers at the College of Textiles at NC State University have developed a solution to the waste and cost of clothing returns: Prime Fit, a proprietary mobile app and garment system that would offer an inexpensive way for consumers to obtain accurate body measurements in the privacy of their own home

Three Minute Thesis Finalists

Oct 4, 2018

Two Textiles Students Will Compete Oct. 30 in Three Minute Thesis

Ten graduate student finalists representing four NC State colleges will compete in the Graduate School’s fourth annual Three Minute Thesis on Oct. 30. Two of those students are from the College of Textiles. 

PhD graduate in t-shirt

Sep 6, 2018

Ph.D. Grad Designs New T-Shirts Celebrating Doctorates Earned

The Graduate School has a new way to recognize students who complete their doctorates – a customizable t-shirt with a space where students can state their area of expertise and proclaim their degree completion. The shirts were designed by recent College of Textiles graduate Kelsey Boes, who earned a Ph.D. in fiber and polymer science. 

Bill Oxenham

Apr 27, 2018

Bill Oxenham Receives Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award

William Oxenham, the Abel C. Lineberger Chaired Professor at NC State University’s College of Textiles, was one of four NC State faculty to receive the Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award for for 2018. The award, which recognizes outstanding graduate level teaching at NC State, was presented at the 2018 Faculty Awards and Mathews Medal Ceremony on April 23, 2018. 

Emily Law

Dec 18, 2017

Dressed for Success

College of Textiles doctoral student Emily Law wonders if changing your outfit can change your perspective -- or even your life. Her master’s thesis research indicated that clothing choice has a notable effect on student participation and focus, and is taking her research to the next level and further examining the psychology of fashion.