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Below is an archive of our department's recent media appearances, awards, funded grants, publications, presentations, and other news highlighting the work of our talented faculty, staff, and students.

  • Oct 08, 2021

    • Sergiy Minko appeared as a guest on Athens News Matters (WUGA Radio) on 10/08 with the topic "UGA Researchers Discover a More Eco-Friendly Way to Dye Denim". 

    Oct 01, 2021

    • Vladimir Reukov is featured in the UGA Today-Faculty Spotlight article, "Professor’s work bridges textiles and medicine". His work connects textiles research with biomedical applications, lab discoveries with industry, and students with hands-on experiences that launch rewarding careers.

  • Oct 20, 2021

    • Congratulations to Anuradhi Nayana Kumari Liyanapathiranage Dona, who has been awarded the Endsley-Peifer Student Research Award for her research project.

    Oct 14, 2021

    • Congratulations to Kristian Hogans, who has been awarded the Jan Hathcote Social Science Scholarship for Fall 2021. 

    Oct 11, 2021

    Oct 03, 2021

    • Congratulations to Dr. Raha Saremi, a materials researcher and lab manager in TMI, who won second place in the Cade Prize Pitch Competition 2021 with the research topic "EcoaTEX: Sustainable Textile Coating, Dyeing, and Finishing"! And congratulations to other team members Anne McInnis and Dr. Sergiy Minko!

    Sep 29, 2021

    • Congratulations to Sha’mira Deanne Covington, a Ph.D. student in TMI, who has received a special Award from the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts for her project “The Revolution will be Embodied”!

    Aug 20, 2021

    • Congratulations to Sha'mira Deanne Covington who was selected for SEC Emerging Scholars Career Prep Program! "SEC Emerging Scholars Program is meant to encourage top scholars, with attention provided to those from historically underrepresented groups, to seek out employment and mentorship in the SEC."

    Jul 14, 2021

    • Congratulations to Anne McInnis, who was selected as one of the two Lamar Dodd School of Art Interdisciplinary Fellows for the 2021-2022 academic year! With her fellowship, provided studio, and scholarly support, Anne will work on a visual and arts-based aspect of her dissertation as well as fabric designs.

    Jun 30, 2021

    • Congratulations to Shafiqul Islam, who successfully completed his Ph.D. dissertation defense on Jun 30, 2021, and graduated from the Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Sciences program!

  • Oct 18, 2021

    Sep 14, 2021

  • Nov 30, 2021

    • TMI Seminar: Dr. Gajanan Bhat, the Department Head of TMI, will talk about "The Advances in Melt Blown Nonwovens and PPF: Learnings from the Pandemic" on 12/01/2021 at 10:20am at Dawson 308.

    Nov 16, 2021

    Oct 29, 2021

    • TMI Seminar: Lara Rößig, a Fulbright Visiting Scholar from Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany, will talk about the "Fashion Foodnotes – Understanding the Social, Environmental and Cultural Implications of the Food-Fashion Nexus" on 11/03/2021 at 10:20 am at Dawson 308.

    Oct 20, 2021

    • TMI Seminar: William Westbrook, IRB Quality Assurance Officer, presented the "Human Subjects Research and the IRB".

    Oct 13, 2021

    • TMI Seminar: Dr. Ian Russell Hardin, Georgia Power Professor of Textile Science Emeritus, talked about "the Natural Protein Fibers - from Silk to Animal Hairs to Spider Silk".

    Oct 06, 2021

    • TMI Seminar: Anne McInnis, a Ph.D. candidate in the International Merchandising program, shared her recent research work about "Old School–New School: Balancing Puer and Senex Archetypal Characteristics Fosters Productive Intergenerational Teams in the Fashion Industry".

    Sep 29, 2021

    • TMI Seminar: Grace Jun, assistant professor of Graphic Design at the University of Georgia and CEO of a Smithsonian award-winning nonprofit called Open Style Lab, has talked about "Inclusive Design applied to Fashion".

    Sep 19, 2021

    • Graduate Bruncheon: 09/22/2021, 10:20 AM. TMI Graduate Bruncheon will be arranged at Dawson 308. All TMI graduate students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join us for brunch, meeting, and conversation!

    Sep 15, 2021

    • TMI Seminar: Jewon Lyu, assistant professor in TMI, shared her research streams and recent works "Chanel Invites You Backstage! The Effects of Visual Storytelling and Content Ephemerality in Luxury Brands' Social Media Communication and "Impact of Social Media Use Motives and Exposure of Brand via Social Media Platforms on Consumer Retail Channel Choice Intention in Harmonized Retail Environments."

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