‘Union Made’ exhibit showcases labor, fashion history

 ITHACA, N.Y. – The College of Human Ecology and the Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives will celebrate 20th-century fashion trends alongside the history of organized labor and union garment labeling in an exhibition opening Aug. 31. “Union-Made: Fashioning America in the 20th Century” is a collaboration between the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection and the Kheel […]

Cornell to refashion textile industry through new $317 million partnership with MIT, Department of Defense

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell joins a collection of 32 universities to lead a $317 million public-private partnership that will fast-track innovations in “smart” fabrics for use in apparel, transportation, electronics and a wide range of consumer products, as well as protective gear for soldiers and first responders. The Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) Institute […]