DEA 7100

DEA 7100 is a 1-credit, weekly graduate seminar for DEA graduate students and faculty.  The aims of DEA 7100 are:

  • To foster a sense of community within the DEA graduate field.
  • To enable students and faculty to learn about new research programs, methods, and studies.
  • To facilitate discussion regarding research, writing, grantsmanship and other topics of interest to DEA graduate students.
    - Fall semester: 2nd year MA/ MS/ PhD students provide update
    - Spring: 1st year MA/ MS/ PhD students provide updates along with 3rd and 4th year PhD students
  • To improve research skills, understanding of measurement, research design, and various approaches to research.
  • To provide a context for students (and faculty) to share periodic updates regarding their research activities, progress, and challenges. 
  • To promote collaboration and connection within the DEA community.

Graduate Seminar Series in Fiber Science & Apparel Design

Each semester, the Graduate Field of Fiber Science & Apparel Design offers seminars on topics important to our teaching and research. The typical audience consists of graduate students, academic staff and faculty, however these seminars are open to the general public.  
For Fall 2023, Seminars will be held on Fridays at 12:30 pm in T01 Human Ecology Building or via Zoom, unless otherwise noted.  For more information, contact Karen Steffy.

Fall 2023 Graduate Seminars in Fiber Science & Apparel Design

Sept. 1

Development of a colorimetric lactate assay for asthma detection
HEB Barbara Grotz, visiting Ph.D. student, Regensburg University

Sept. 8

No seminar
Sept. 15 Supporting Product Maturity in Advanced Functional Fibers and Fabrics
Michelle Farrington, AFFOA 
Sept. 22 Wearable Art, Architecture and The Body
Prof. Leeza Meksin , Creative Visual Arts, Cornell University
Sept. 29 TBD
Oct. 6 TBD
Oct. 13 TBD
Oct. 20 Stretch to Fit: Knitting and Resilience 
Prof. Jo Turney, University of Southampton
Oct. 27 TBD
Nov. 10    TBD
Nov. 17 TBD
Nov. 24  No seminar 
Dec. 1 Graduate student speaking competition