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Aug 2, 2012

Firefighter Suits Can Take the Heat

Heat-resistant firefighter suits developed through an industry partnership with the College of Textiles are now keeping campus first responders safer on the job. 

May 10, 2012

Closing the Gap on New Gown

With your backing, the College of Textiles may soon launch the biggest change in health coverage in 100 years: a new hospital gown that opens in the front. 

Apr 25, 2012

Art2Wear rocks Reynolds

At Art2Wear, 18 textiles and design students used unconventional materials to create unbelievable clothes. From its dorm-room beginnings, the annual fashion show has become an NC State tradition. 

Apr 24, 2012

Researchers Honored for Best Paper

Drs. Changhai Xu, David Hinks and Renzo Shamey received the William J. Weaver Award for Outstanding Contribution to Textile Literature. 

Apr 19, 2012

Behind the Scenes at Art2Wear

Can't wait for the Art2Wear fashion show? Take a look behind the scenes as students work furiously to prepare for the big event. 

Apr 10, 2012

The New Spring Break

Spring break isn't just about partying. This year, NC State students spent their time off learning about textiles in Peru and teaching linguistics in Ocracoke. 

Apr 5, 2012

Industry Flocks to Fashion Week

Some of the biggest names in the apparel industry converge on campus next week for NC State Fashion Week 2012. Take in a fashion show or two, tour the exhibits and participate in forums on innovation, creativity and design.  

Jan 23, 2012

CSI: NC State

NC State experts unlock the secrets of soil samples, skulls, fibers and more to help law enforcement turn cold cases into convictions. 

Jan 23, 2012

NC State forensic sciences: dye database

Researchers in the College of Textiles are building a database that can offer more certainty to investigators using fibers as evidence in court. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi are developing smart bandages capable of administering drugs to traumatic wounds.