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26 Jun 2013    

"The Sounds of Fashion," a runway show by Yang Yu

“The Sounds of Fashion,” a runway show by Yang Yu.

This show features fashion design work inspired by decades of significant, international musical styles.

Friday, June 28, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
East Campus Union Great Plains Room

This show is the culmination of Yang Yu’s Option II in fulfillment of a Master of Arts Degree in Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design in the College of Education and Human Sciences.

The public is welcome.

 

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30 May 2013    

TMFD Merchandising major Anna Keiser wins Ray M. Greenly Scholarship

Washington, May 30, 2013 – More than two dozen college students, including TMFD's Anna Keiser, received great news this month when they learned they were chosen as recipients of $5,000 scholarships from the National Retail Federation Foundation’s Ray M. Greenly Scholarship Fund.

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30 May 2013    

Keiser, TMFD, awarded scholarship and stipend

CEHS is happy to announce that TMFD Merchandising major Anna Keiser is the recipient of the Ray M. Greenly Scholarship awarded by the National Retail Federation. The $5000 scholarship is also accompanied by a $2500 stipend that will underwrite Anna's attendance at the NRF's annual convention in Chicago this Fall.

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29 May 2013    

TMFD rates high in FashionSchools.org poll

TMFD rated 8th nationally in Merchandising programs by FashionSchools.org. The program also was rated 19th among design schools.

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07 May 2013    

Constructing History: Structures and Silhouettes

Period dress speaks of the wearer and the decades past. Recreating historical garments allows us to learn about sewing and design. This exhibit features both original historical garments and reproductions, telling the story of fashion in the Midwest.

Molly McPherson curates Constructing History: Structures and Silhouettes.

The exhibit can be seen at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, May 13 through June 28, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

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29 Apr 2013    

TMFD Faculty and Students Travel to Dallas Career Day

Thirty-five students and four faculty from Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design traveled to Texas from April 10 through 12 for the 45th Annual Dallas Career Day sponsored by Fashion Group International.

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22 Apr 2013    

TMFD Students receive Mary Mitchell Fashion Excellence Awards

Jurors Nicole Ruskamp, Shubha Bennur and Kiersten Runnels score a garment in the 2013 Sheldon Runway Show. TMFD is happy to announce the winners of the Mary Mitchell Fashion Excellence Awards for the Spring 2013 Sheldon Museum of Art Biennial Runway show held on April 9 in the Great Hall of the Sheldon, and the Hillestad Gallery student exhibit "Renewable Dreaming" now on view in the gallery through May 3:

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15 Apr 2013    

Renewable Dreaming: an exhibit at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery

A new exhibit at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery showcases garments and textiles created by undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design.

To create the "Renewable Dreaming" exhibit students researched sustainability in different aspects of textile and garment production. The students designed and created the textiles using many different techniques, including screen-printing, shibori and digital printing.

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26 Mar 2013    

TMFD to join National Retail Federation Foundation's University Partners

NRFF Student Association Ambassador Anna Keiser (l.) and Ambassador-elect Shelby Tucker (r.) The Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design is in the process of becoming a National Retail Federation Foundation University Partner, and the TMFD faculty have chosen Anna Keiser as TMFD's first NRFF Student Association Ambassador. Anna's concentration is Merchandising, and she will be a Senior in the 2013 – 14 academic year, during which time she'll represent TMFD to the NRFF and vice versa. Congratulations Anna!

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26 Mar 2013    

Graduate design major Lindsay Ducey wins national award

Congratulations to TMFD graduate design major Lindsay Ducey on the 4th place award in the 2012 Design-a-Throw Competion sponsored by Monterey Mills of Janesville, WI. This was the first time that TMFD submitted entries for this competition, and we're very pleased that Lindsay received this award and distinction in a national field. Design-A-Throw Competition is a nationwide pattern design competition open to college and university students enrolled in a graphic design, fashion, interior design, textile or any other related field.

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