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Over Consumption Poster

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...

Nogah Seidemann

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

Neurons in the brain look a lot like art if you don't know what you're looking at. This was the inspiration for Colorado State University apparel...

CSU Fashion Show

Students' 2017 Fashion Show features ASCENTS to new heights

CSU's Department of Design and Merchandising 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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Julia Lyons

Interior design student awarded the Gilman Scholarship for spring 2017

This semester, Julia Lyons ('17) was one of two Colorado State University students to be awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to help fund their...

Mary Littrell

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...

Avenir Garden Party

New Avenir Museum exhibits feature blooms, brides, and 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...

Scholarship Students

CSU Design and Merchandising students win scholarships and a 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...

Sculptural works of art

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...

Fashion FUNdamentals

Fashion FUNdamentals wins $25,000 award from State Farm

Fashion FUNdamentals, a CSU program for girls that builds self-esteem and knowledge about STEM fields by having them create their own fashions, has won $25,000 as...

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Outstanding grad finds her passion in design and merchandising

Daniele Croteau has found a great amount of success throughout her career at CSU - culminating in her being recognized with one of Colorado State Unversity's...