Apparel, Events, & Hospitality Management » AESHM News http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu AESHM Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:23:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=346 AESHM faculty, staff travel to Taipei to develop partnership with Fu Jen Catholic University http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/31/fu-jen-catholic-university/ http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/31/fu-jen-catholic-university/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:22:31 +0000 http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/?p=9255 AESHM professors Eulanda Sanders and Ann Marie Fiore and academic adviser Ann Thye left March 27 for Taipei to develop a new partnership between Iowa State University and Fu Jen Catholic University, which has an excellent fashion program. The trip was made possible by a grant acquired by Professor Mary Lynn Damhorst and AESHM faculty. They’re going to develop and promote an undergraduate and graduate student exchange between the two universities.​

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Sara Marcketti and Carmen Keist featured in Wall Street Journal http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/31/marcketti-and-keist http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/31/marcketti-and-keist#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:16:56 +0000 http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/?p=9253 Carmen Keist, former Iowa State University Ph.D. student, and Sara Marcketti, associate director of apparel, merchandising and design department, were recently featured in the Wall Street Journal in a weekly column about the new social media campaign that seeks to ban the word “plus-size” in the modeling industry. Keist’s dissertation looked at plus-sized history in the ready-to-wear apparel industry. More»

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AMD alum Caine Westergard collaborates with artist Jeff Hanson http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/31/aeshm-alum-caine-westergard-collaborates-with-artist-jeff-hanson/ http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/31/aeshm-alum-caine-westergard-collaborates-with-artist-jeff-hanson/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:14:17 +0000 http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/?p=9250 Caine Westergard, who graduated in 2014 in apparel, merchandising, and design, collaborated with Jeff Hanson, a young artist from Kansas City who because of an optic nerve tumor has very low vision. Westergard worked with Hanson on two lines of dresses for the Omaha Fashion Week show. Hanson was featured on the March 29 edition CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. More»

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Watch WHO-TV at 5 p.m. Wednesday to see a sneak peek of The Fashion Show at Iowa State http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/31/watch-who-tv-fashion-show/ http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/31/watch-who-tv-fashion-show/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:11:02 +0000 http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/?p=9248 Megan Reuther, a reporter at WHO-TV, interviews Fashion Show producers Mary Kate Knabel and Emily Brimeyer, assistant producers Lauryn Stromberg and Delaney Claire Eilts, designers Mia Pierson and Stephanie Sorensen, and takes a look at some of the garments that will be on the runway for The Fashion Show 2015, 7 p.m. April 11 at Stephens Auditorium. More»

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AESHM professors travel to South Africa to share their expertise about food safety http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/24/south-africa-expertise-about-food-safety/ http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/24/south-africa-expertise-about-food-safety/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:54:50 +0000 http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/?p=9233 Associate professor Lakshman Rajagopal and adjunct professor Catherine Strohbehn recently visited the University of Pretoria in South Africa to share their expertise on food safety research, challenges, and cooperative extension at a mini symposium. More»

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AMD graduate student Whitney Rorah wins Omaha Fashion Week’s third showcase http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/24/rorah-wins-third-showcase/ http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/24/rorah-wins-third-showcase/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:47:08 +0000 http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/?p=9231  Rorah won top designer for showcase III of Omaha Fashion Week on Saturday, March 14. She won a $500 prize from SAC Federal Credit Union. More»

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AMD graduate student Katie Thompson wins Omaha Fashion Week’s second showcase http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/24/amd-graduate-student-katie-thompson-wins-omaha-fashion-weeks-second-showcase/ http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/24/amd-graduate-student-katie-thompson-wins-omaha-fashion-weeks-second-showcase/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:43:02 +0000 http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/?p=9229 Thompson won this year’s second designer showcase at Omaha Fashion Week. Her line featured custom-printed fabrics with unique cage-like layers in shades of marsala against black and white. This is Thompson’s third showing at Omaha Fashion Week. More»

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AESHM alum Lynn Hempe featured in Detroit Free Press http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/03/lynn-hempe/ http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/03/lynn-hempe/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:31:04 +0000 http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/?p=9151 Hempe, who received her bachelor’s degree in textiles and clothing from Iowa State in 1981, is featured in the Detroit Free Press for her work with Meijer, a supermarket chain, and their apparel section. More»

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AESHM student Andrea Tate featured in Ames Tribune http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/03/aeshm-student-andrea-tate-featured-in-ames-tribune/ http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/03/aeshm-student-andrea-tate-featured-in-ames-tribune/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:29:29 +0000 http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/?p=9149 The Ames Tribune featured apparel, merchandising, and design student Andrea Tate in its Feb. 25 issue. Tate creates new fashions from used apparel to cut down on waste in the fashion industry. She markets her products with her own apparel company, Ohtatie. More»

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Attend the apparel, events, and hospitality management poster festival http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/03/poster-festival/ http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/2015/03/03/poster-festival/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:22:11 +0000 http://www.aeshm.hs.iastate.edu/?p=9147 The Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management is holding its annual poster festival on Thursday, March 5 from 3-5:30 p.m.  Posters and manikins featuring design, research, and teaching scholarship will be displayed throughout first floor of LeBaron and ground floor of MacKay halls.  Refreshments will be served.

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