A tan and brick walled classroom setting. Instructor speaking to a group of students. Lots of school supplies and snacks sitting on tables. Photo taken from the back of the room.

08 Nov 2021    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Youth Arise encourages youth civic engagement, entrepreneurship

Nebraska researchers are helping underserved youth expand their civic engagement, entrepreneurship and leadership skills to help them learn how to become involved in their community. View Youth Arise encourages youth civic engagement, entrepreneurship Article
Photo of three individuals in a classroom setting reviewing a board with colorful notes.

30 Sep 2021    By Kateri Hartman | University Communication

International award reflects success of sustainability curriculum workshops

Jennifer Johnson Jorgensen’s seven-week Sustainability in Sourcing and Retail curriculum development workshop has earned the Nancy Rutherford Teaching Innovation Award from the International Textile and Apparel Association. View International award reflects success of sustainability curriculum workshops Article
Student designing a fashion garment.

06 Jul 2021    

High school students discover sustainable fashion

The Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design hosted seven high school students June 13 – 18, as part of Big Red Summer Academic Camps through Nebraska 4-H. View High school students discover sustainable fashion Article

28 Jun 2021    

Maria de Guzman named chair of textiles, merchandising and fashion design

Maria de Guzman has been named chair of the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She will assume the position on July 1. View Maria de Guzman named chair of textiles, merchandising and fashion design Article
Claire Nicholas

06 Apr 2021    

TMFD assistant professor, grad student present at United Nations event

Claire Nicholas, assistant professor in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design, recently presented at the NGO CSW 65, a civil society accompaniment to the annual meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Nicholas was joined by graduate student Venn Jemkur. View TMFD assistant professor, grad student present at United Nations event Article

21 Aug 2020    By Joan Barnes - University Libraries

James papers chronicle Studio Quilt movement

The Archives and Special Collections at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries has received a donation of more than 70 boxes of papers, correspondence and research materials from Michael James, professor emeritus and former department chair and Ardis James Professor of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design. View James papers chronicle Studio Quilt movement Article
Student wearing facial covering

14 Jul 2020    By Lindsey Amen | University Communication

Faculty, staff assemble to provide face-covering expertise

Textiles, merchandising and fashion design faculty and staff have come together to form the Face Covering Task Force, an unofficial group that will share information on best practices when it comes to making and wearing face coverings. View Faculty, staff assemble to provide face-covering expertise Article

11 May 2020    

Alum Spotlight -- Q & A with Costume Designer Kendra (Morgan) Raymond

TMFD Alum Kendra (Morgan) Raymond found success as a costume designer in the film industry. View Alum Spotlight -- Q & A with Costume Designer Kendra (Morgan) Raymond Article

29 Apr 2020    

Faculty and Staff Send Video Congratulations to TMFD Spring 2020 Graduates

To the graduates of the Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design program; even though your graduation day hasn’t gone to plan, it is still a fantastic day to celebrate your impressive achievement and well-deserved success. Your hard workand efforthavepaid off. Now, you are ready to share your expertise and passion with our industry and the world.We are happy to share in the excitement of your graduation day and are so very proud of you. Best wishes on your next adventure. View Faculty and Staff Send Video Congratulations to TMFD Spring 2020 Graduates Article

20 Apr 2020    

Playing Dress Up: Virtual Tour of Student Exhibition in Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design

"Playing Dress Up: Growing Up and Going out in 1960s Nebraska” is an exhibition designed and installed by students in Museums: Theory & Practice, a graduate seminar in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design taught by Dr. Claire Nicholas. On display in the 2nd floor of the Human Sciences Building, it has now been made accessible via an online virtual tour due to campus closure.

View Playing Dress Up: Virtual Tour of Student Exhibition in Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design Article