The Division of Communications and External Relations is pleased to share FIT in the News, which reports highlights of major news stories about the college and/or that quote the college’s experts. These stories will be accessible for at least seven days by clicking on the links below.
Salon.com (February 8) extensively quoted Steven Frumkin, dean, Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology, in an article on athleisure company Under Armour’s adaptation of new technologies, including 3-D printing and body scanners, in their design process.
Celia Bergoffen, adjunct assistant professor, History of Art, was featured on NYTimes.com (February 2) and in The New York Times (February 3) in an article about the recent discovery of underground vaults in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, used in the 19th century for the manufacture of beer. Bergoffen, an archaeologist, was called in to work at the site.
TheLingerieJournal.com (February 2) and LyraMag.blogspot.pt (February 3) noted that FIT Fashion Design students’ award-winning intimate apparel designs were on display during the Femmy Awards Gala, held on January 31. The student designs were part of the Underfashion Club’s 14th Annual Student Design Contest. The winning garment, “Tres Sportive,” was created by Katelyn Zawierucha.
Nylon.com (February 6) profiled Dawnn Karen, adjunct instructor, Social Sciences. The article highlights her background as well as her approach to teaching fashion psychology.
Colleen Hill, assistant curator, The Museum at FIT, spoke with Racked.com (February 3) for an article on bra sizing.
Black Fashion Designers, currently on display at MFIT, received coverage on Yahoo.com (February 3), with pickup on GumBumper.com. Additional coverage appeared on Form.de (Germany), WomensVoicesforChange.org, ASICentral.com (all February 3), and Blog.Pattern-Vault.com (February 5).
Global Fashion Capitals, which closed in November 2015, continues to receive coverage, most recently on ElleDecor.com (February 3).