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Carbon nanotube material wound around a tube.

Jul 2, 2020

Flexible Material Shows Potential for Use in Fabrics to Heat, Cool

Researchers reported that a material made of carbon nanotubes may be key in developing clothing that can heat or cool the wearer on demand. 

Photo of five members of the Wilson family.

Nov 2, 2018

Transformative Gift to NC State Names the Wilson College of Textiles

A $28 million gift from Fred Wilson and family names the College of Textiles. 

Photo of a drawer containing vials of dyes.

Oct 22, 2018

NC State Library: Where Hair Product Researchers Go to Dye

NC State researchers use dye library to find new and safer hair-coloring products. 

STEP textile camp participants at College of Textiles

Jul 11, 2018

Summer Programs Spark Lasting Interest

Many high schoolers who attend summer programs at NC State find the experience so engrossing that they decide to join the Wolfpack after graduation. 

Elizabeth Galanti

May 8, 2018

Textiles Grad Weaves Diverse Interests Into Bright Future

College of Textiles graduate Elizabeth Galanti did it all at NC State, and found that following her diverse passions contributed to her success. 

Jan 17, 2018

Designing the Next Generation of Hair Dyes

A new NC State database reveals promising approaches to making safer, more sustainable hair color. 

Picture of NC State's gateway.

Jan 11, 2018

VF Corporation and NC State Announce Strategic, Multiyear Partnership

The partnership will create new opportunities for students and boost research on textiles and apparel. 

Nov 2, 2017

Pack Plaid: NC State’s Official Tartan

Check out the newly released Pack Plaid, an officially registered tartan pattern developed by College of Textiles graduate student and Raleigh native Kathleen Kelly. 

Oct 19, 2017

Students Start Business to Tackle Textile Waste

NC State students and Park Scholars Emily Neville and Carly Kvietok launched Reborn Clothing Co. to revive clothes you no longer wear into new, useful products. 

Mr. and Ms. Wuf celebrate at Belltower.

Oct 19, 2017

A Desire to Help Others

After a meaningful student experience at NC State, Ghazale Johnston is now a leading advocate for the university, giving of both her time and resources. 

Aug 10, 2017

DELTA Announces 2017-18 Grant Recipients

DELTA will give more than $236,000 in new and continuing DELTA grants to 25 recipients across eight academic colleges. 

Jul 24, 2017

Looming Progress

The weaving process comes to a halt when yarn runs out on a loom. NC State textiles researchers have applied to patent an innovative solution to reduce that downtime. 

May 18, 2017

Big Reveal for Nonwovens

Curious about the mysteries of the new nonwovens facility? Take a look at what's under the 65-foot ceilings during an open house on Friday. 

May 4, 2017

Student Strives To Build Safe, Sustainable Apparel Industry

Rejaul Hasan, a doctoral student in the College of Textiles, hopes his focused research in sustainability and supply chain will ensure the safety, sustainability and fair labor practices for garment workers in his native Bangladesh. 

Apr 12, 2017

Researchers Release First Chemical Map of Dyes From Historic Dye Library

The first chemical “map” of dyes from the Max A. Weaver Dye Library has been released. The information could assist researchers in developing dyes with desirable properties.