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29 Sep 2017    

TMFD/WGS Gender, Fashion and the Media

Please join us for the next event in the TMFD / WGS Gender, Fashion and the Media series: "The Rise of Pop Culture Porn Chic: Media, Fashion and Emerging Paths to Gender Justice on a College Campus," a public talk by Dr. Annette Lynch (University of Northern Iowa) on Wednesday, October 4, 3:30 - 5pm in the Willa Cather Dining Complex, Red Cloud A. A reception and refreshments will follow the event. We think this talk will be of special interest to TMFD students: it is timely, relevant to your lives, and will likely be a lively and thought-provoking conversation!

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28 Sep 2017    

Celebration of Youth Day

The annual exhibition “Celebration of Youth XXIV” continues through September 30th at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery. As with all twenty-three preceding iterations of the exhibition, this one showcases the work of youth from around the state, who competed at the Nebraska State Fair in the 4-H areas of Clothing, Home Environment, and Quilt Quest.

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26 Sep 2017    

Resume/cover letter review hosted by Advising Center

The College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Advising Center will be hosting a resume/cover letter review day for CEHS undergraduate students on Oct. 10. Students may drop by the Hub in Henzlik Hall between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a 15-minute resume/cover letter critique by qualified Career Services advisors.

“This is a great opportunity for CEHS students to prepare for internships, practicum, student teaching and graduation,” said Dallas Doane, a Student Affairs graduate student in the Academic Advising Center who is coordinating the event.

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Korinne Zimmerman, Omaha Fashion Week Emerging Designer

18 Sep 2017    By Kari Eller

Fashion Week winner reflects on her inclusive designs and vision

Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design (TMFD) graduate Korinne Zimmerman took home the Emerging Designer award at Omaha Fashion Week (OFW) in August. Her career appears on an upward trajectory as she communicates to the world through her designs. Zimmerman’s passion for designing and sewing is immediately recognizable and contagious.

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14 Sep 2017    

“Between Allah and Me (and Everyone Else)”

The Women’s and Gender Studies department in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design in the College of Education and Human Sciences present a film screening and discussion of “Between Allah and Me (and Everyone Else)” from 6-8 p.m., Sept. 18 at the Mary Riepma Ross Theater, 313 N. 13th St.

A panel discussion will follow the screening of the film. The panel includes professors Loukia Sarroub, Abla Hasan, Claire Nicholas and Ph.D. candidate Samirah Alotaibi.

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11 Sep 2017    

TMFD Ph.D. Students Receive Fellowships

Md. Rashaduzzaman, TMFD Ph.D. graduate student currently working under Dr. Jennifer Jorgensen’s supervision, has been notified that he’s the recipient of this year's ITAA Marjorie Joseph Fellowship: Outstanding Beginning Doctoral Student Award. Bingnan Mu, TMFD Ph.D. graduate student currently working under Dr. Yiqi Yang's supervision, has received a John and Louise Skala Fellowship.

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01 Jun 2017    

Casto to present pubic lecture in conjunction with Board of the Friends of the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery annual meeting and Alexander Girard exhibition reception

Dr. Mary Alice Casto, Assistant Professor in TMFD, will present "`For Modern Living:’ Style and Design in Mid-Century Textiles” on Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 31, Home Economics Building on east campus.  The public lecture will be followed by a reception in the gallery.

 

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26 Apr 2017    

Biennial Student Juried Exhibition on display until May 5

Winners of the TMFD Biennial Student Juried Exhibition have been announced. The Biennial Student Juried Exhibition is on display at the Hillestad Gallery through Friday, May 5th.

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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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