six handbags in Rafael Bertacini's collection, each held by arms wearing red gloves, photographed on either black or white backgrounds

06 Jun 2024    

Bertacini’s transformative handbag collection debuts at UNL exhibition

Rafael Bertacini, a master’s student in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design, created a collection of six artistic handbags that is on display at Gwendolyn Newkirk Human Sciences Building this summer.

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six TMFD students pose for a group photos next to the window display they created at House of Colour

15 May 2024    By Kelcey Buck

UNL merchandising class partners with local businesses for store display project

Students in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design partnered with six local businesses to hone their design skills as part of a team window display project.

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Rafael Bertacini poses with a handbag, Allison Johnson poses with her research poster, Abbie Summers poses with her research poster

09 May 2024    

Three CEHS students earn awards at Research Days

Three students from the College of Education and Human Sciences were among the Husker graduate and undergraduate students awarded prizes for their scholarship and presentation skills at the 2024 Student Research Days Poster Sessions and Creative Exhibitions.

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CEHS week April 22-26

19 Apr 2024    

CEHS Week is April 22-26

The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has a slate of activities planned to celebrate CEHS Week April 22-26.

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Zaira Alonso headshot centered on image of conference room for NRF Foundation New York Student Program

29 Mar 2024    By Kelcey Buck

Alonso appreciates opportunity to attend NRF Foundation Student Program

Thanks to a Bright Futures Scholarship from the National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation, University of Nebraska-Lincoln senior Zaira Alonso was one of several students from across the country who attended NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show and NRF Foundation Student Program in January in New York City.

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Myeisha Essex and Anthony Wilcox play Mary and Daniel Bell in 'The Bell Affair.'

26 Mar 2024    By NUTech Ventures

‘Bell Affair’ available to stream beginning March 26

The award-winning film “The Bell Affair,” created by a team of Husker scholars, will be available via video on demand beginning March 26.

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Michael Burton, assistant professor of art and design, assists a visiting high school student with a screen printing project during the TMFD Expo.

21 Mar 2024    By Kristina Jackson, University Communication and Marketing

Textile expo introduces Nebraska teens to career opportunities

An event hosted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design showed high school students from across the Cornhusker State a runway to future academic and professional careers.

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background photo of UNL city campus with red overlay; "The Diary of Michael Shiner" poster on top

28 Feb 2024    By Kelcey Buck

New short film, ‘The Diary of Michael Shiner,’ to premiere at Omaha Film Festival Feb. 29

Michael Shiner was an enslaved man who labored at the Washington, D.C., Naval Yard. He wrote one of the only diaries of an enslaved person known to exist. Based on his writings that span 56 years and cover politics, family and natural phenomenon, a new short film by a team of Husker scholars depicts the day he saved his wife from the notorious slave traders, Franklin and Armfield.

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photos of two of Jaxon Gilner's garments with a red background

16 Feb 2024    By Kelcey Buck

Husker students, alums set to showcase designs at Omaha Fashion Week

More than 30 students and alumni from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design will have the opportunity to showcase their designs at the Omaha Fashion Week Spring 2024: AUDACIOUS Season Feb. 21-24 at the Omaha Design Center.

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Mee-Mee Jackson figure skating

12 Feb 2024    

Meet a Husker: Mee-Mee Jackson

Meet Mee-Mee Jackson, a sophomore from Lincoln, Nebraska. Mee-Mee is majoring in textile and apparel design with a Spanish minor.

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