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Apparel textiles faculty, grad student exhibit designs, present papers at international conference

Monday, November 18, 2013

Sherry Haar’s design, Sunflower Saddened, earned a spot in the juried exhibition at the annual meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association in New Orleans.

Students exhibiting their work were E. Monfort-Nelson, H. Sigvaldson and L. Sun.

Apparel and textiles faculty, Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design in the College of Human Ecology, presenting at the recent conference were:

  • K. Y. Hiller Connell on Exploration of the environmentally sustainable apparel purchase decision-making process,
  • Hiller Connell and M. L. A. LeHew on “You are doing what?” Motivations for fashion acquisition abstinence process,
  • LeHew and Hiller Connell on Infusing environmental sustainability into Textile and Apparel curriculum: Professional development needs for a discipline in transition,
  • J. M. Kozar on A reexamination of factors contributing to apparel majors’ stress and abilities to effectively manage their time,
  • Kozar and J. H. Kang on Socially responsible apparel purchasing  intention, knowledge, and attitudes: Cross-cultural comparison of U.S. and Korean consumers, and
  • L. Sun and LeHew, a poster session on 70 Years of Fashion in the Chinese Dress: Exploring Sociocultural Influences on Chinese Qipao's Hemline Height and Waistline Fit in 1920s-1980s.

Graduate student Sarah Al-Zahrani presented Saudi Female Entrepreneurs: Business Motivations and Commitment to Solving Women’s Social Issues. It earned second place on the master’s level for best student paper.

Prepared by Human Ecology communications

This article was posted on Monday, November 18, 2013, and is filed under Interior Design and Fashion Studies.