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Tag: Wilson College of Textiles

view of the graduate commons at the wilson college of textiles

Jun 10, 2022

Remembering Professor Emeritus Alan Donaldson

Professor Emeritus Alan Donaldson left a lasting impact on the field of textile design and the Wilson College community. 

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 sets up fabric sample for testing

Jun 9, 2022

From NC State Labs to The North Face Headquarters

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

model in pink top and skirt on runway

Jun 6, 2022

Wilson College Students’ Textile Expertise Shines in Art2Wear

From the runway to the planning and operations, Wilson College of Textiles students played a key role in the 21st Art2Wear show. 

Kimbrell Family Unveiling Photo

Jun 3, 2022

Telling The Story of Resilience and Determination: Memorial Display Unveiled to Name the W. Duke Kimbrell Atrium

On May 26, a memorial display was unveiled to honor distinguished alumnus W. Duke Kimbrell ’49 in the college’s largest gathering space and his namesake, the W. Duke Kimbrell Atrium. 

Joel Lawson Williams

Jun 3, 2022

Wilson College’s First Doctoral Alumnus Creates Transfer Scholarship

In 2022, the college's first doctoral graduate created the Joel Lawson Williams Community College Transfer Scholarship to make higher education more accessible. 

Image of potential carbon filter

Jun 2, 2022

Textile Filter Testing Shows Promise for Carbon Capture

Wilson College of Textiles researchers are studying a textile-based carbon capture technology that could reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. 

Courtney Petak

Jun 2, 2022

Courtney Petak’s Once-in-a-Lifetime Wilson College Experience is Only Getting Better

By staying connected to the Wilson College of Textiles, Courtney Petak ’13 continues to advance her textile engineering career, maintain lifelong friendships and reengage her fellow young alumni. 

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. 

three students present poster to professor in hunt library

May 31, 2022

Students Develop Industry-Caliber Products, Processes for Senior Design

Senior textile engineering and textile technology students partner with industry sponsors each year for this capstone program.