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YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund

YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund

YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund: A Look at Katherine Kykta's ExperienceThe Youth Mentoring Association Fashion Scholarship Fund (YMA FSF) strives "to advance the fashion industry by encouraging gifted and enterprising young people to pursue careers in design, merchandising, retailing and business..." (YMA FSF) through a case study based c...
Cotton Works UT Ambassador-Javier Uriegas

Cotton Works UT Ambassador-Javier Uriegas

Cotton Incorporated, funded by U.S. growers of upland cotton and importers of cotton and cotton textile products, is the research and marketing company representing upland cotton. The program is designed and operated to improve the demand for and profitability of cotton.Cotton Works, formerly known as Cotton University, is a website cr...
TXA Student Cambry Prichard Interns for Kick Pleat

TXA Student Cambry Prichard Interns for Kick Pleat

Senior designer and merchandising student Cambry Prichard is well known for working outside of her comfort zone. Prichard came to the University of Texas assuming she would only complete her degree in fashion merchandising, but soon realized she also had a passion for design. As a junior in college she decided to pursue her love for fashion design ...
UT Alumna Greenley Littlejohn at Guess

UT Alumna Greenley Littlejohn at Guess

UT Alumna Greenley Littlejohn graduated from The University of Texas with a degree in textiles and apparel. She moved out to Los Angeles with a dream of learning about different jobs in the merchandising field of textiles and apparel hoping that she would find the perfect fit for her. She had the pleasure of interning for Eckhaus Latta in downtown ...
Futuristic Fabric

Futuristic Fabric

Thanks to new technology under development in Gearing Hall by Jonathan Chen, professor of textiles and apparel, it may soon be possible to charge medical equipment from a tent or plug your cell phone into your backpack. Chen recently patented a supercapacitor (i.e., a power-storing device that acts as an alternative to a rechargeable battery) constructed from fabric.