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Olivia Hartung taking notes in the Sustainable Dye Chemistry Lab

Aug 15, 2022

High School Student Sharpens Research Skills in Wilson College’s Sustainable Dye Chemistry Lab

A grant from the North Carolina Textile Foundation helped faculty member Tova Williams provide a unique opportunity in STEM education. 

Maggie Kimmet, Leeman Smith, and Lara Rabinowitz standing with their research

Jun 9, 2022

Undergrad Research and Creativity Symposium Offers Wilson College Students Opportunity to Present New Research

Meet the five students from the Wilson College of Textiles that presented at the Undergrad Research and Creativity Symposium and read about the incredible work they shared. 

a student setting up a fabric sample for testing

Jun 9, 2022

Students and Alumni Develop New Weave For The North Face

Wilson College of Textiles alumni working at The North Face guide the next generation of textile engineers and technologists through Senior Design. 

student stands in front of fashion scholarship fund step-and-repeat

Jun 1, 2022

Graduating Student Ava Armstrong Named Fashion Scholarship Fund Scholar, Presents Research in NYC

The Fashion Scholarship Fund named the new fashion and textile management alumna a scholar for the second year in a row. Read about her applied research project and her trip to the awards gala. 

a student standing in front of a college fountain

May 3, 2022

Celebrating the Class of 2022

Meet seven outstanding seniors from each of our programs heading into careers across the textile industry. 

Shane Harrington

Nov 17, 2021

Wilson College Professors, Student Use Fiber Robots to Research Stem Cells

Research experience over the summer allowed a polymer and color chemistry student to develop experimental skills and investigate stem cell development. 

student conducting research

Oct 26, 2021

Undergraduates, Ph.D. Students Advance E-Textile Research

Wilson College of Textiles students are discovering how e-textiles can improve heating technology and increase the application of electrocardiograms. 

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. 

Luis Martinez

Aug 4, 2021

Research Experience for Undergraduates Develops Confidence, Resumes

Nearly 30 Wilson College students spent their summer researching in our labs and developing their professional skills to chart a path for their next steps after graduation. 

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.