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10 Feb 2017    

TMFD Professor Michael James career in quiltmaking

Professor and chair of the Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design has been making quilts for over 40 years.  His quiltmaking career has taken him all over the globe teaching quiltmaking workshops.  The Daily Nebraskan featured Michael in a February 7, 2017 articles.  Access the story from the link below.

Michael James featured in February 7, 2017 Daily Nebraskan

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Parent's Recognition Award

10 Feb 2017    

Michael Burton and Dr. Yiqi Yang Among 226 Faculty Who Received Parents' Recognition Awards

More than 225 University of Nebraska-Lincoln employees were recently honored for providing support to students.

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Gray deconstructed cowl neck dress, c. 2000 Label: Comme des Garcons, Designer: Rei Kawakubo

03 Feb 2017    

Panel Discussion "Teaching from the TMFD's Historic Costume Collection"

The public is invited to a panel discussion on February 16, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 31 of the Home Economics Building titled “Teaching From The Collections” featuring Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design faculty members Drs. Mary Alice Casto, Sandra Starkey and Claire Nicholas, and assistant professor of practice Michael Burton, along with Ph.D. graduate student Molly McPherson.

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03 Feb 2017    By University Communications

Ghormley Lecture series opens Feb. 5 with quiltmaker, author

The International Quilt Study Center and Museum will launch a new lecture series with a presentation from acclaimed quiltmaker and author Joe Cunningham.

Cunningham will share insights into his quilting career, several of his quilts and a few songs at 2 p.m. Feb. 5 at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum. This free event, which is open to people of all ages, marks the inaugural Mary Ghormley Memorial Lecture.

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26 Jan 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due March 6

Through a generous donor grant, CEHS has funds available to enhance instruction and research through attention to international work and issues. Proposals are being solicited from faculty and staff to support coursework that includes international perspectives, research/creative work that includes an international component, or professional development activities and environmental improvements that will promote our international goals.

Proposals must be emailed to Deb Mullen (dmullen1@unl.edu) in a Word document by March 6, 2017.

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Claire Nicholas

29 Nov 2016    

Claire Nicolas to deliver public lecture on embroidery and womanhood in 19th and 20th century Morocco

Thursday, January 19th, 12:00 p.m. in room 31 Home Economics Building, University of Nebraska-Lincoln east campus, Dr. Claire Nicholas, Assistant Professor of Textiles and Material Culture, will deliver a lecture that provides a comparative window onto embroidery in a radically different cultural context from that of 19th century America.

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24 Oct 2016    

Reading of selections from "The Fishermen" by Assistant Professor Chigozie Obioma, November 1, 2016 and First Friday Gallery opening, November 4, 2016

Special events: Reading of selections from “The Fishermen” by Assistant Professor Chigozie Obioma, 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1 in Home Economics Building Room 11 on East Campus. Reception and book signing follow in the Hillestad Gallery.

First Friday gallery opening from 5 - 7 p.m., Nov. 4, 2016.

Contact: 402-472-2911 and online at http://cehs.unl.edu/textilegallery/

View Reading of selections from "The Fishermen" by Assistant Professor Chigozie Obioma, November 1, 2016 and First Friday Gallery opening, November 4, 2016 Article

07 Jun 2016    By Michael James

The Robert Hillestad Gallery Gets Major Makeover

The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery closed its doors at the end of April for a month-long renovation that saw the removal of all of the carpet-like fabric wall covering and its replacement with sheetrock, and the painting of the entire gallery. In addition, the gallery’s staging room was likewise renovated, with the removal of wall-mounted cupboards and a corresponding kitchen sink and counter ensemble that had long been inadequate to the storage and usage needs of that back-of-house area.

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26 Apr 2016    

2016 Mary Mitchell Fashion Excellence Award Winners Announced

The Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design is proud to announce the 2016 winners of the Mary Mitchell Fashion Excellence Awards, shown at this year’s Biennial Student Runway Show held on April 22nd in the Centennial Ballroom at City Union. Over 100 student designs were juried by alumnus Jillian Fellers, of Jillian Fellers Bridal in Lincoln, Laura McGrew, head designer of TOMBOY design studio in Kansas City, and Brook Hudson, producer of Omaha Fashion Week.

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2016 CEHS Awards

20 Apr 2016    

Presenting the 2016 CEHS Awards

The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln will present its annual CEHS awards at 10 a.m., April 22 at the Sheldon Museum of Art, with a reception following. All CEHS faculty, staff, friends and family are invited to attend. The College of Education and Human Sciences is pleased to announce the following award recipients.

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