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.
For two decades, the annual Fashion Exposé runway show has given College of Textiles students — and the wider Triangle design community — a spotlight for their talent and tenacity.
A Pulse on Fashion
College of Textiles alumna Jazsalyn McNeil’s Pulse Dress incorporates LEDs that blink with the wearer’s heartbeat. McNeil will talk about her dress and the broadening relationship between technology and fashion on Friday, Feb. 3, at 11 a.m. in the Teaching and Visualization Lab at Hunt Library.
Outfitting the Future
NC State researchers are developing wearable technologies that are functional, efficient, innovative and practical, and that could have an impact on countless lives.
A Fashionable Response to Zika Protection
As part of a five-year collaboration between NC State’s College of Natural Resources, College of Textiles and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, researchers are aggressively looking to find solutions to protect people living and working in locations infected with mosquito-borne illnesses.
Celebrate All Things NC State During Red and White Week
The annual Red and White Week leading up to next Saturday's Homecoming football game against Boston College at Carter-Finley will have a slew of activities, from Chancellor Randy Woodson's annual fall address next Friday afternoon to food and beer presentations to free Howling Cow ice cream on Stafford Commons for students.
Pack Builds a Block for Raleigh
NC State's campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity broke ground on the largest college-affiliated building project in the country, with plans to build 11 town homes off Raleigh's Lake Wheeler Road.
Spotlight on College of Textiles Dean David Hinks
David Hinks became dean of the NC State College of Textiles in January 2016 after serving as its interim leader since July 2014. During his time as dean, he has helped establish a clear vision and strategic goals for the college. We recently spoke with Hinks about the college’s strategic progress and what he’s looking forward to this year.
A Fighting Chance
As firefighters in California unite to battle wildfires fueled by extreme heat, NC State textiles and natural resources researchers have joined forces to better protect them under the worst circumstances.
Steering Students to Success
Jeff Joines uses hands-on classroom exercises to help students navigate the complex field of textile engineering, chemistry and science. Join us for a behind-the-scenes visit with this enthusiastic, award-winning teacher.