News: Textiles and Apparel

Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin


Celebrating the 2024 College of Natural Sciences Dean’s Honored Graduates

Meet the graduating seniors being recognized for excellence in research, academics and improving the community.

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Fashion Meets Science in New Exhibition at Texas Science & Natural History Museum

A new exhibition features plant-based compostable materials for use in the fashion industry.

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Amid the Enhancements at New Museum are Contributions by UT Community

Collaborators across the College of Natural Sciences and UT Austin played a role in the transformation at Texas Science & Natural History Museum.

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Textiles and Apparel Partners with Kendra Scott for Groundbreaking Jewelry Course

A new course will give students experience in accessories design, development and merchandising.

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UT Students’ Jewelry Design Picked Up by Kendra Scott

A group of 2020 University of Texas at Austin graduates can now see the jewelry they designed on the shelves at Kendra Scott.

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Iris Apfel Coloring Book Will Support Student Scholarships

The coloring book features the unstoppable fashion icon.

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7 Ideas from the School of Human Ecology for Responding to COVID-19

Stephen Russell talks about how we can use the pandemic to reach greater human connection.

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Visualizing Science 2017: Finding the Hidden Beauty in College Research

Five years ago the College of Natural Sciences began an annual tradition called Visualizing Science with the intent of finding the inherent beauty hidden within...

This image shows the turbulent gas structures in a three-dimensional, multi-physics supercomputer simulation during the formation of such massive clusters, with the red-to-violet rainbow spectrum representing gas at high-to-low densities.


UT Austin Part of New Partnership for Innovations in Fibers, Fabrics

UT Austin is now a participant of a high-tech partnership called Advanced Functional Fibers of America.

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