News: Textiles and Apparel

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


Textiles and Apparel Partners with Kendra Scott for Groundbreaking Jewelry Course

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

Photo of Kendra Scott holding a microphone


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.

Set of gold earrings


New Iris Apfel Coloring Book Will Support Student Scholarships

The coloring book features the unstoppable fashion icon.

Black and white phot of Iris Apfel


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.

A person walks across the Gearing Hall courtyard alone near the UT Tower


Visualizing Science 2019: Revealing Hidden Splendor in Research

A network of gut bacteria of tadpoles from nine ponds in East Texas. Each color is a pond, and each dot is a different species of bacteria.


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.

A pair of hands hold a swath of fabric


Textiles and Apparel Students Win Prestigious National Awards

Avani Patel and Seihak Long have both won major awards for their innovative ideas.

UT textiles and apparel faculty members Nancy Prideaux and Sara Stevens accompanied the scholarship winners to the YMA awards dinner in New York. Left to right: Nancy Prideaux, Debby Garcia, Avani Patel, Clare Moore, Tami Gumilar, Daeci Dinh, Sara Northcutt, and Sara Stevens.