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Rice Bag Challenge Winners

Sep 13, 2019

Innovation From an Empty Bag

Students in the Textile Technology/Textile Engineering Senior Design 2019-20 capstone course began the year with a manifold challenge; working in teams, they used recycled rice bags to design prototypes meant to solve real-world problems for developing nations. 

Kori Hyer

Sep 12, 2019

Become a World Traveler: Study Abroad

If you’ve started to feel the pull of far-off places and a desire to see the world, consider joining the 20% of NC State students who study abroad. Read on for students' stories about their experiences and advice from the Wilson College of Textiles study abroad coordinator. 

Emily Stolarczyk stands in front of a sign for the Hewlett-Packard Rancho Vista corporate center.

Aug 29, 2019

Level Up With an Internship

Securing that first job after college can seem like a catch-22. To get hired, you need experience...but to get experience, you need that first job. That’s where internships come in -- where opportunity meets real world experience. Read on for advice from our students about finding and making the most of an internship. 

The wufs

Aug 7, 2019

Welcome to the Pack, 2023 Class of Centennial Scholars! 

The Class of 2023 Centennial Scholars have worked so hard to be here. Join us in welcoming them to the Wilson College of Textiles Family! 

Tushar Ghosh

Jun 5, 2019

Ghosh Named William A. Klopman Distinguished Professor in Textiles

Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) professor Tushar Ghosh has been named the William A. Klopman Distinguished Professor in Textiles in recognition of his outstanding service to the Wilson College of Textiles and the broader textile industry. 

Graduation cap

May 2, 2019

The Direction of Their Dreams

Read about some of our Wilson College of Textiles graduates -- why they chose to study textiles at NC State, what they loved most about their time here and where they’re going next. 

Design Day

Apr 29, 2019

Design Day

Teams from the Senior Design capstone class from the Textile Engineering and Textile Technology programs at the Wilson College of Textiles showed off their hard work at Design Day, a juried poster session. 

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.  

Jess Jur in lab

Apr 1, 2019

Dr. Jesse Jur Named 2018-2019 University Faculty Scholar

Jesse Jur, associate professor in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS) at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles, has been named a 2018-19 University Faculty Scholar by Chancellor Randy Woodson for his dedication to serving the university community through scholarship, research and engagement. 

Shane O'Toole

Mar 21, 2019

PCC Alumnus Shane O’Toole ‘15 Boosts Athlete Performance at Under Armour

As a student athlete during his time at NC State -- first as a preferred walk-on for the football team, then as bullpen catcher for the baseball team -- Wilson College of Textiles alumnus Shane O’Toole (PCC ‘15) learned firsthand that what an athlete wears can affect their performance. He puts that into practice every day in his current position as a material development manager for the team sports division at Under Armour.