Anna Kuhlman stands in front of a 1930 Duesenberg Model J wearing pink 1930's style gown.

13 Jun 2022    By Deann Gayman - University Communication

Screen to store: Husker research shows ’30s Nebraskans embraced film fashion

Details from Gone with the Wind's many dresses and other costumes of 1930s films — the prints, embellishments, fabrics and closures — entered the fashion zeitgeist, even in Nebraska, according to research from Husker scholar and alumna Anna Kuhlman. View Screen to store: Husker research shows ’30s Nebraskans embraced film fashion Article
An animated still image of four characters from The Bell Affair.

27 May 2022    By Deann Gayman - University Communication

‘Bell Affair’ making its premiere in D.C. June 2

The new animated film from Husker scholars Michael Burton, Kwakiutl Dreher and William G. Thomas will have its world premiere in front of a sold-out audience at Publick Playhouse, in Prince George’s County, Maryland, part of the greater Washington, D.C., area. View ‘Bell Affair’ making its premiere in D.C. June 2 Article
Three individuals standing in an ally in between two red brick buildings, with several power lines overhead.

04 Apr 2022    By Deann Gayman - University Communication

New film, ‘Bell Affair,’ explores freedom suits in America

The award-winning University of Nebraska–Lincoln team that produced “Anna” is bringing another important, but lesser-known story to movie screens with its inaugural feature-length animated film, “The Bell Affair.” View New film, ‘Bell Affair,’ explores freedom suits in America Article
Individual in a black dress, stands holding a glass star-shaped award in front of a display case. The display case features colorful and unique garmets.

28 Mar 2022    

Melisia Bieber honored with CEHS Staff Star Award

Melisia Bieber, office associate in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design, has been named the recipient of the latest Staff Star Award by the College of Education and Human Sciences Staff Council. View Melisia Bieber honored with CEHS Staff Star Award Article
A robe constructed out of paper receipts hanging on display and lit in a studio space.

02 Mar 2022    

Juried exhibition now on view in Hillestad Gallery

A juried exhibition of fiber art, surface design and apparel design is on display in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery on East Campus through April 22. View Juried exhibition now on view in Hillestad Gallery Article
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