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Ph.D. Textile Technology Management

Four people stand in front of a PCIAW "step and repeat" backdrop. Daniel Weipsfenning stands center left holding the award plaque. Center right stands the model wearing the suit Daniel designed.

Nov 17, 2022

Wilson College Ph.D. Student Designs New Survival Suit to Reduce Drowning Risk of Commercial Fishermen

Read how he created the award-winning suit that's both safer and more sustainable. 

The three student winners from the 3MT competition stand with university employees on either side in front of a screen with the 3MT logo.

Nov 11, 2022

Wilson College Research Shines in Three Minute Thesis Competition

This year’s “people’s choice” winner, and two other finalists, are Wilson College graduate students. 

An aerial photo facing the Wilson College of Textiles. The trees around the college are in fall colors.

Nov 1, 2022

Meet Wilson College’s Newest Recipients of the Provost’s Fellowship

Five new doctoral candidates are joining the Wilson College of Textiles as recipients of the Provost’s Fellowship. Below get to know them, and what brought them to the Wilson College to continue their education and textiles research. 

fountain at the Wilson College of Textiles Graduate Commons (outdoors) with trees in fall colors in the background

Oct 25, 2022

Wilson College of Textiles, VF Foundation Partner to Support Future Leaders of the Apparel, Footwear Industries

Winners of the VF Student Impact Awards will receive a fellowship to help fund and share their research. 

Genevieve Garland (left) and her mentor Cynthia Istook pose for a photo at Garland's commencement ceremony.

Sep 2, 2022

NC State Leader Genevieve Garland ’00, ’02, ’13 Honors a Lifelong Mentor by Paying Forward Her Invaluable Support

Cynthia Istook’s leadership in the textiles field and the incredible impact she’s had on Genevieve Garland’s life inspired her to honor her mentor by establishing the Cynthia L. Istook Textiles Graduate Endowment. 

Jasmine Cox

May 13, 2022

Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20: Connecting Others to a World-Class Textiles Education

Current Ph.D. student Jasmine Cox ’13, ’20, who is president-elect of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council, helps alumni connect with their alma mater while also giving students from rural North Carolina access to a world-class textile technology education. 

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. 

Jeff Joines , Brandon King, and Dr. Noa Segall

Jan 21, 2022

Simulating Life-Saving Solutions

TTM alumnus Brandon King graduated with his doctoral degree — and real-world problem-solving experience. He used simulation and data analysis to help nurses find the best way to meet a life-saving goal: reaching patients in cardiac arrest within two minutes. 

Dylan Batch

Jan 19, 2022

See What Students Created in Fall 2021

The Fall 2021 Student Portfolio showcases work from undergraduate and graduate students. 

Brianne Haas

Oct 13, 2021

Wilson College Students Earn Experience, Job Offers During Summer Internships

Read about more than 30 students' summer internships, ranging across undergraduate, master's and doctorate programs.