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A student model in the 2016 edition of the African America Textiles Society's Fashion Exposé show.

Apr 4, 2017

Fashion Exposé

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. 

Feb 2, 2017

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. 

A researcher applies an insulin patch to a freckled forearm.

Dec 1, 2016

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. 

Mosquitoes clinging to the inside of a transparent drum.

Nov 14, 2016

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. 

A close-up of a Aedes aegypti mosquito.

Nov 14, 2016

Biting Back

At NC State, we seek innovative solutions to emerging problems. In 2016, that means pursuing interdisciplinary research to better understand and combat the spread of Zika. 

Oct 19, 2016

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. 

Sep 7, 2016

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. 

Aug 16, 2016

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. 

NC State University sign on metal gateway.

Aug 16, 2016

Head of the Class

This fall, NC State welcomes two new college deans to campus, while three deans start their second year at the helm of their respective colleges. Explore their insights as the 2017 academic year gets underway. 

Aug 5, 2016

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. 

Aug 2, 2016

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. 

Roger Barker, director of the Textile Protection and Comfort Center.

Jun 27, 2016

Collaborative Research to Help Wildland Firefighters Survive

As firefighters in California unite to battle wildfires fueled by extreme heat, researchers from NC State's College of Textiles and College of Natural Resources have joined forces to look for ways to better protect them under the worst circumstances. 

Jun 14, 2016

Gridders Get a Grypper

Former NC State football players Jamelle Eugene and DaJuan Morgan sought help from the College of Textiles senior design program to enhance their revolutionary product, Gryppers. They hope soon to see them on the market and on the fingers of athletes in multiple sports. 

Street sign on Centennial Campus with students walking.

Jun 8, 2016

New Address for Textiles, Graduate School

In order to make way for the new Center for Technology and Innovation, the College of Textiles and the Graduate School will have a new address. Neither will change physical locations, but please update all contact information for both. 

A portrait of Adam Barksdale, graduate in textile engineering from NC State.

May 5, 2016

Fast-Lane Future

The four internships Adam Barksdale undertook while studying textile engineering helped land him a position with Nissan.