News

22 Nov 2017    

TMFD Students Awarded National AATCC Foundation Research Grants

TMFD Ph.D. students Wei Li and Bingnan Mu recently competed in a national competition and were awarded the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Foundation Student Research Grants.

Wei Li.  Development of 100% Regenerated Keratin Fibers of High Quality from Waste Wool and Poultry Feathers.  $1,000.

Bingnan Mu.  Dual-Phase Solvent System for Sustainable Reactive Dyeing of Cotton Using Soybean Oil.  $1,300.

Congratulations, Wei and Bingnan!

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20 Nov 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due Dec. 18

Through a generous donor grant, CEHS has funds available to enhance instruction and research through attention to international work and issues. Proposals are being solicited from faculty and staff to support coursework that includes international perspectives, research/creative work that includes an international component, or professional development activities and environmental improvements that will promote our international goals.

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03 Nov 2017    

Gender, Appearance & Representation: A Roundtable Discussion

The Women's and Gender Studies department has teamed up with Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design this semester for their Fall 2017 Gender, Fashion, & the Media Joint Colloquia series. This will be their third and final event for this semester.

Gender, Appearance & Representation: A Roundtable Discussion will bring three dynamic professors together; Kwakiutl Dreher, Christin Mamiya and Sandra Starkey. Join them November 9th, 2017 from 3:30 - 5:00pm in Andrews Hall in the Dudley Bailey Library.

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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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Installation View.

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.

View Fashion Week winner reflects on her inclusive designs and vision Article

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.

View “Between Allah and Me (and Everyone Else)” Article

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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