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Jun 1, 2017

Can Tiny Plumbing Fix Broken Hearts?

Researchers at NC State are helping to advance the field of regenerative medicine. 

Feb 3, 2017

Hemline for Hearts: Applying Fashion to Philanthropy

Fashion design students at NC State put their design skills to the test at a recent event that married philanthropy and design. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Jan 28, 2014

College of Textiles Welcomes Prospective Students to Open House

What: High school students, parents, teachers and the general public are invited to learn more about the new world of textiles by attending the annual open house at North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles. The open house will showcase advances in fashion design and production, brand management and marketing, fabric design, polymer and color… 

Aug 6, 2013

Battery Design Gets Boost From Aligned Carbon Nanotubes

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a new flexible nano-scaffold for rechargeable lithium ion batteries that could help make cell phone and electric car batteries last longer. The research, published online in Advanced Materials, shows the potential of manufactured sheets of aligned carbon nanotubes coated with silicon, a material with a much higher… 

Jan 15, 2013

College of Textiles Welcomes Prospective Students at Annual Open House

What: High school students, parents, teachers and the general public are invited to learn more about the new world of textiles by attending the annual open house at North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles. The open house will showcase advances in fashion design and production, brand management and marketing, fabric design, polymer and color… 

May 3, 2012

NC State, SKEMA Offer Graduate Curriculum in Global Luxury Management

A new one-year, dual-degree graduate study option developed jointly by North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management and SKEMA Business School is designed to prepare the next generation of managers for the growing global luxury goods and services market. SKEMA is a French business school with a number of campuses worldwide – including in Raleigh, N.C., and… 

Apr 23, 2012

NC State Holds Art2Wear Fashion Show

Eighteen students from North Carolina State University will present their original designs during the Art2Wear fashion show at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 in Reynolds Coliseum. Art2Wear, which started at the College of Design in 2002 with a hundred spectators, now draws an audience of 4,000 to Reynolds Coliseum. The event is sponsored by the… 

Mar 27, 2012

Electroactive Polymer Key to Durable, Affordable Full-Screen Braille Displays

A team of North Carolina State University researchers are one step closer to creating a workable, affordable full-screen Braille computer display that would allow the blind to scan Web pages in much the same way that sighted people do. The team, composed of textile, electrical and computer engineers, had previously introduced a design that could… 

Feb 16, 2012

NC State’s First Annual Fashion Week Will Kick Off April 11

North Carolina State University will host its first Fashion Week beginning on April 11, 2012. The event will include two separate fashion shows as well as two full days of educational forums and exhibitions focused on highlighting global innovations in fashion, creating leadership opportunities for students and faculty, and introducing corporations to creative resources. Fashion… 

Jan 24, 2012

U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce to Visit NC State Textiles Labs

U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Francisco Sánchez will visit North Carolina State University on Wednesday, Jan. 25, as part of a trip to meet with N.C. business and textile manufacturing leaders. Sánchez will tour NC State’s Nonwovens Institute Partners Lab, which aims to transform research and development in air, blood and water filtration… 

Jan 13, 2012

College of Textiles Welcomes Prospective Students at Annual Open House

What: High school students, parents, teachers and the general public are invited to learn more about the new world of textiles by attending the annual open house event at North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles. The open house will showcase advances in fashion design and production, brand management and marketing, fabric design, polymer and… 

Dec 12, 2011

New Dye Will Lead To More Efficient Solar Energy Technology

A North Carolina State University invention has significant potential to improve the efficiency of solar cells and other technologies that derive energy from light.