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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. 

student stands in front of fountain, college

May 3, 2022

Celebrating the Class of 2022

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

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. 

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. 

Sophia Nunno Gorbachev

Nov 12, 2019

Upward Force

FTM alumna ('19) and current graduate student Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev has been working hard to design a supportive bra for those with larger cup sizes — a bra that will reduce pain and improve the lives of its wearers. 

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. 

Ashley Maurice and Ngoc Nguyen with "Protegete" Project

Jun 4, 2018

Protection by Design

By Cameron Walker North Carolina has the sixth largest migrant worker population in the nation; conservative estimates number these farmworkers and their dependents at 150,000 per growing season. Migrant laborers face on-the-job hazards like UV radiation, heatstroke and pesticide poisoning, yet they work long days in clothing ill-suited for the fields. New Fashion and Textile… 

Sophie Nunno Gorbachev

Nov 7, 2017

Building a Better Bra

It’s almost a rule that the more attractive a bra is, the less comfortable it feels -- and vice versa. A bra that doesn’t cause shoulder or back pain, supports the breasts and allows freedom of movement has all the aesthetic appeal of an ACE bandage, while a bra built for looks is as pleasant to wear as a stiletto heel. NC State College of Textiles student Sophie Nunno-Gorbachev ‘19 believes there is a better way, and, as the recent recipient of a grant from the Office of Undergraduate Research, she is well on her way to designing a bra that marries form and function. 

LaTasha Nicholson

Dec 22, 2015

Undergraduate Research Grant Recipient Presents at Symposium

LaTasha Nicholson, a senior majoring in material science and engineering with a minor in polymer science, recently presented a poster at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS ) at High Point University. Nicholson received the NC State Undergraduate Research Grant for 2015-16. She is an undergraduate research assistant for Dr. Ericka…