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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"It's Just a Story" mixed media by Alyssa Dames

06 Feb 2024    

High school student juried exhibition begins Feb. 9 at Robert Hillestad Gallery

The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design is set to host an exhibition featuring textile art and design projects of 22 Nebraska high school students beginning Feb. 9.

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Fall 2023 CEHS Dean's List Announced! Image of east side of Carolyn Pope Edwards Hall at night

26 Jan 2024    

993 Huskers named to Fall 2023 CEHS Dean's List

993 students in the College of Education and Human Sciences have been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall semester of the 2023-24 academic year.

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TMFD students meet with Sapahn leadership at the store to create a holiday window display

14 Dec 2023    

Husker students craft holiday window display for Sapahn: A blend of visual merchandising and consumer research

A group of students taking a course in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design (TMFD) embraced a unique challenge. Under the guidance of Associate Professor Jennifer Johnson Jorgensen, these students in TMFD 413/813 Merchandising III were tasked with creating a captivating holiday window display for Sapahn's brick-and-mortar store.

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Large scale three-dimensional fashion oriented objects.

29 Nov 2023    

“Enlarging the Ordinary” student exhibit now on display at Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery

Creations by Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design students make up a new exhibition on display at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery through Jan. 26, 2024.

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South High student takes a photo using her smartphone of a green garment from the Historical Textiles Collection housed in the department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design.

14 Nov 2023    

Exploring Futures: South High Students Dive into UNL's TMFD Department

The Department of Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design (TMFD) in the College of Education and Human Sciences welcomed 19 third- and fourth-year Fashion Pathway students from South High in Omaha for a visit last month. These students were given an opportunity to explore the diverse array of experiences and opportunities that TMFD has to offer.

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Eastmont Towers residents pose for an image with Dr. Robert Hillestad in the center holding a piece of art.

02 Nov 2023    By Michael Burton

Eastmont Towers Retirement Community Visit Hillestad Gallery with Namesake

Residents of Eastmont Towers visited the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery in the Department of Textiles Merchandising and Fashion Design (TMFD). Dr. Robert Hillestad, emeritus faculty and previous TMFD chair, along with Tina Tyler, the activities coordinator from Eastmont Towers, led the group.

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Three photos combined. Left image is a finished piece on a manikin with a gray background. The middle image is a headshot of Miranda Campbell at graduation. The right image is a sketch from Miranda as she designs a new garment.

25 Oct 2023    

TMFD Alumni Spotlight: Meet Miranda Campbell

Meet Miranda Campbell: a Textiles, Merchandising, & Fashion Design alum who graduated in 2023 with a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design with an Emphasis in Mathematics & International Studies. Hear her experience with TMFD internships and how they helped prepare her for life after college and started her career.

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A large group gathers at the Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design red tent at East Campus Discovery Days. The display features the button dress community project.

21 Sep 2023    

Community art project shines light on textile industry sustainability

Associate professor Sandra Starkey and her students in Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design (TMFD) are leading an initiative to shed light on the critical issue of sustainability within the textile and apparel industry.  

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