18 Nov 2008    

TCD Students and Faculty at Kansas City Career Day 2008

TCD majors and guests at KC Career Day included (l. to r.) Dahui Li, Kiersten Runnels (alum and PAC member), Kelsey Nowka, Kara Williams, Caitlin Harris, Megan Espander, Jenna Erwin, Samantha Lamprecht, Allie Nielsen, Dustin Newell (guest), Jacie Ochsner, Rachael Talbitzer, Katie Hill and Samantha Mackling.

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17 Nov 2008    

TCD Students Participate in Cedars Home for Children Fundraiser

TCD Freshman Kate Andreasen with her prize-winning handbag titled Louise

For the fourth consecutive year the organizers of the annual Power of the Purse fundraiser for Cedars Home for Children Foundation invited TCD students to submit originally designed purses for their benefit auction. This year's submissions were from TCD freshman Kate Andreasen and senior Abby Gross. The gala auction event took place at the Bryan Medical Plaza Conference Center on November 13.

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14 Nov 2008    

Schoolhouse Quilts Gallery Talk and Reception Launch New Hillestad Exhibition

Carolyn Ducey, IQSC & Museum Curator of Collections, speaking on new Schoolhouse quilts exhibition in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery

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10 Nov 2008    

Prof. Wendy Weiss attends International Dye Conference in Korea

 

Outdoor runway show dress rehearsal at Int'l Natural Dye Conference in Daegue City, Korea. Photo: W. Weiss

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10 Nov 2008    

TCD Faculty at 2008 International Textile & Apparel Association Conference

Dr. Nancy Miller presenting on "Networking Among Apparel Store Owners in Small U.S. Communities" at ITAA 2008

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10 Nov 2008    

Industry expert speaks with TCD majors

Teresa Barkley McLaughlin of Shoshanna speaks with TXCD 212 students on October 13, 2008.

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16 Oct 2008    

Message from Alabama Chanin: Love Your Thread

Designer and Alabama Chanin founder Natalie Chanin joined TCD faculty, staff and students Wednesday evening October 15 as the featured speaker for the annual TCD Convocation, held this year in the Nebraska Union. Chanin, of Florence, Alabama, shared an inspiring and sometimes poignant story of her evolution as both a designer and entrepreneur. Committed to moving the textile and apparel industry in the direction of increased sustainability, Chanin has created a successful design/build model for a community-focused artisanal business.
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07 Oct 2008    

Designer Natalie Chanin to Visit TCD for Annual Convocation

Designer Natalie Chanin will be in the department on October 15 and 16, and will be the featured speaker at the annual TCD Convocation, taking place from 5 - 7 p.m. on Wednesday October 15 in Nebraska Union on UNL's city campus. Chanin's appearance is funded in part by a grant from the UNL Faculty Senate's Convocations Committee.

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26 Sep 2008    

Visual Systems: The Quilter's Eye ends with Hornung lecture

Peggy Derrick, Quilt Studies M.A. candidate, and visiting artist David Hornung

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09 Sep 2008    

Celebration Threads Ends SRO

One of the highlights of the exhibition year in the TCD gallery was the recent show of work by its namesake, Dr. Robert Hillestad. One of the longest running shows in the gallery, it was also one of the most visited. Legions of university faculty, staff and alums made the trip to East Campus to enjoy the spectacular color, wit and panache of Rob Hillestad's creations.

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