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Staff Spotlight: Bailey Knight
Indigo, madder root, cutch, Osage orange, cochineal. Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management (TATM) studio and lab technician Bailey Knight uses these natural dyes to create her vibrant, textural fiber art, which ranges from hand-printed garments and wearable art to large wall pieces.
1985 brought us New Coke, CDs, Nintendo, the first version of operating system Windows and the films “Back to the Future” and “The Goonies.” But perhaps the most significant pop culture development that year was the fruit of an endorsement deal between NBA rookie Michael Jordan and Nike: the Air Jordan sneaker. It became an instant classic. The futuristic shoe captured lightning in a bottle — the possibility and promise of a rising basketball star was etched in its red, white and black colorway. This was the moment modern sneaker culture was born.
Concentrations: Fashion Design, Textile Design
Concentrations: Brand Management and Marketing, Fashion Development and Product Management
Thesis-based program, Three specializations available
Non-thesis based program, Distance education options available
Multidisciplinary program focuses on mathematics, chemistry, physics, and engineering, career focus on advanced industry research
Focus on fiber, textile, apparel, retail and related industries; prepares graduates to be faculty members in colleges and universities