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14 Apr 2010    

French artist William Wilson visits UNL for Hillestad Gallery exhibition

From April 5 through 30, the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery in the Department of Textiles, Clothing & Design at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln hosted the exhibition “The Black Ocean: Europe - Africa - America” featuring appliquéd banner narratives documenting the complicated history of the infamous “triangle trade,” created by French artist William Wilson. The Paris-based multi-media artist was on campus from April 7 through 15, giving talks and offering exhibition walk-throughs with student, faculty and public groups including Lincoln Public School students.

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14 Apr 2010    

TCD designers showcase work in the Sheldon Art Museum's Great Hall

Garment by Sara Harper modeled by Stephanie Luna

On Tuesday April 6, TCD design students presented a collection of inspired designs as a preview to the upcoming biennial runway show, and as part of the Sheldon Art Museum's spring semester "College Night." About 150 viewers settled into the Sheldon space as models dominated the central staircase. Using that passage to introduce each garment, models moved elegantly through the space to provide their audience with dramatic views of the fashions created in TCD studios. 

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06 Apr 2010    

TCD study tour participants meet NPR's Rob Gifford

NPR's Rob Gifford (standing, 4th from left) with participants in TCD's

Global Gateways China Study Tour taking place in May. Photo: Gregory Nathan

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05 Apr 2010    

"Black Ocean" exhibition: Applique narratives by William Wilson

From April 5 through 30, 2010, the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery in the Department of Textiles, Clothing & Design at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host the exhibition “The Black Ocean: Europe - Africa - America” featuring appliquéd banner narratives documenting the complicated history of the infamous “triangle trade,” created by French artist William Wilson.

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27 Mar 2010    

Dr. Yiqi Yang's research featured on Lincoln Journal Star Front Page

Dr. Yiqi Yang's work with tiny nanoparticles and nanofilters made from a corn ethanol byproduct made the front page of the Lincoln Journal Star recently, evidence of a growing interest in nanoscience and a developing direction for Dr. Yang's fiber research. With the potential for revolutionary drug-delivery applications in cancer and other medical treatments, this research area is rich with possibilities, and Dr. Yang is one of the few textile engineers pushing aggressively in this area.

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27 Mar 2010    

TCD Among CEHS Departments Represented at this Year's Panhandle Big Red Road Show

TCD Merchandising majors Jordan Wilson (l.) and Shelby Steele (center) speak with Scottsbluff high school student Channing Wills at the Mitchell, NE Fairgrounds, site for the Scottsbluff Big Red Road Show

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27 Mar 2010    

TCD Biennial Runway Show Friday, April 23, 2010

TCD's biennial runway show takes place on Friday April 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Centennial Ballroom of Nebraska Union on city campus. The 2008 runway show "Pulse" attracted an audience of over 500 and this year's attendance promises to be as enthusiastic. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the TCD office or at the door. General public seating is non-reserved and early arrival is encouraged.

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27 Feb 2010    

Students and faculty visit Lincoln's Buckle store at Westfield Gateway Mall

Left to right: Jamie Banzhaf, Anna Pearson, Kari Schroeder, Nikki Hascall, Linsey Bode, Molly Hamrath, Harriet McLeod,  Joanna Engleman, Jason Randazzo, and Kristi Adair at Lincoln's Westfield Gateway Buckle store

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27 Feb 2010    

TCD designers present runway show for local high school students

TCD design majors recently mounted a runway show in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery for visiting Millard North High School students from Omaha and for students from Lincoln's Arts and Humanities High School program. The TCD designers showed garments created in recent Line Development and Draping courses, focusing on unique and intriguing approaches to garment structure and fit. Students were wowed by the trends represented in the designer's creations and several expressed their desire to be able to purchase or commission matches to the garments.

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27 Feb 2010    

TCD students publish 4th edition of THIS SEASON fashion magazine

The Winter/Spring 2010 edition of THIS Season magazine recently appeared and quickly disappeared, a testament to its popularity and its appeal as an indicator of fashion trends on the UNL campus and around town. A collaboration between TCD majors and downtown Lincoln apparel vendors, salons and other local businesses, THIS Season has proven itself with inventive photography and layout work, the latest styles and looks, and a fresh and cutting edge sensibility.

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