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Artistic brain: Colorful neurons are CSU student’s inspiration for hand-dyed textile

Apparel design student Nogah Seidemann used a neurology experiment called Brainbow as inspiration for her hand-dyed textile showing in the 10th annual Art and Science Exhibition.

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Students’ 2017 Fashion Show features ASCENTS to new heights

CSU’s Department of Design and Merchandising program will hold its annual fashion show at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 31, at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins.

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Clothing and Sustainability: Your carbon footprint three-day event

The School of Global Environmental Sustainability’s Global Challenges Research Team “[Over]Consumption: The Culprit Causing an Environmental Crisis in your Closet” is hosting a three-day event March 27-29.

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Semester at Sea textiles class weaves together a view of Myanmar

A day of browsing fabric shops, markets, galleries and pagodas exposed Spring 2017 Semester at Sea voyagers to a fresh perspective on life and art in Myanmar/Burma. Students in Professor Mary Littrell’s Historic Textiles class started their in-port field class by visiting the Yoyamay Textile Gallery in Yangon.

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Meet new Avenir Museum Curator Katie Knowles

The Avenir Museum and the Department of Design and Merchandising are very happy to announce that Katie Knowles will be joining Colorado State University as Avenir curator of collections and assistant professor; her official appointment begins July 1.

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Needle artists restore garments at the Avenir Museum

Avenir Museum volunteers and skilled seamstresses Jan Alexander and Mary Biggers recently completed select preservation projects on several ensembles of historic wedding attire held in the Avenir collection, in preparation for the upcoming exhibition “Tying the Knot”.

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Two students awarded the Gilman Scholarship for spring 2017

This semester, two Colorado State University students have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to help fund their international education experiences.

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New Avenir exhibits feature blooms, brides, student designs

The Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising’s Spring 2017 exhibitions highlight pieces from its extensive permanent collection of historic apparel and as well as exceptional recent work by student designers. The exhibits include fashions made from recycled materials, bridal attire across many decades, and notable designer garments adorned with floral motifs.

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Design and Merchandising students win scholarships, trip to the Big Apple

Six outstanding students from the Colorado State University Department of Design and Merchandising earned themselves a free trip to New York City, along with a $5,000 scholarship from the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund.

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CSU faculty receive international recognition for their apparel designs

When Department of Design and Merchandising faculty members Anna Perry and Diane Sparks took garment designs to Vancouver, Canada, in November for the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, they returned with more than just their work.

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