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Tag: Textile and Apparel Technology and Management

Eva King

Jan 26, 2022

Fashion and Textile Management Student Explores Industry Sustainability through Kontoor Internship

Senior Eva King spent the summer learning about sustainability in the textile industry during her internship with global apparel company Kontoor. 

Anna Labar and Alex Tointon

Oct 18, 2021

Students Explore Sustainability in Textiles Through Research, New Course

A new course at the Wilson College of Textiles equips students with the sustainability knowledge to effect change. Two undergraduate students provided insight to make the class impactful for their classmates. 

Emma Harris

Oct 12, 2021

Fashion and Textile Design Student Explores Pattern Making, Germany Through Adidas Internship

Senior Emma Harris spent six months immersing herself in pattern making and working hand in hand with designers at Adidas' headquarters in Germany. 

Meilin Walker

Sep 30, 2021

Alumna Applies Wilson College Business, Fashion Knowledge to Supply Chain Position

A course at the Wilson College of Textiles first piqued Meilin Walker's interest in working with fashion supply chains. 

Models on runway

Aug 4, 2021

Q and A with Traci Lamar: Fashion and Textile Design Showcase

Traci Lamar, a professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management at Wilson College of Textiles, sat down to share the big picture impact of the Fashion and Textile Design showcase. After seven years, the showcase has grown in many ways — and with increased donor support, Lamar says, graduating students could truly demonstrate their full potential to industry leaders. 

Clothing Factory

Jan 25, 2021

Helping Consumers Change the World When They Shop

By Rob Handfield and Matt Shipman Researchers at North Carolina State University are launching an initiative aimed at improving working conditions in clothing factories on a global scale. The project hopes to help workers by developing and marketing a tool that lets apparel shoppers know how items of clothing were made. This is far from… 

Global leadership minor students

Oct 7, 2020

Eye of the Storm

An eight-week study-abroad program on global leadership gave a group of NC State students a front-row seat to corporate decision-making as Europe grappled with economic uncertainties and an emerging pandemic. 

Dr. Xu

Apr 16, 2020

2020 Outstanding Global Engagement Award Recipients Announced

The Outstanding Global Engagement Award encourages and recognizes outstanding accomplishment in globally engaged teaching, student support, research, extension, and/or engagement and economic development by faculty and non-faculty professionals of North Carolina State University. Nominees for this award should have made […] 

Monica Matthai Warsaw

Nov 18, 2019

Moving Forward While Giving Back: Meet Young Alumna Monica Matthai Warsaw

By Melissa Sharp Monica Matthai Warsaw has always been grateful for the opportunities that her Centennial Scholarship created. The impact was so profound that she hoped to one day be in a position to tangibly give back in a similar fashion. Warsaw, 29, of Ventura, Calif., a technical product developer for Patagonia, is now living… 

Cassia Lewis at graduation with parents

Nov 15, 2019

A STEP Above: Young Alumna Cassia Lewis ‘13

A second generation alumna of the Wilson College of Textiles, Cassia Lewis practically grew up at NC State, biking around campus and cheering on the Wolfpack at football games with her father, who graduated from the Textile Engineering program in 1994. She now lives on the West Coast, serving as director of business development for fabric manufacturer Swisstex Direct.