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In Memoriam: Chad Sowers (Ph.D. Design '13)

Chad Sowers (Ph.D. Design '13) passed away July 6th at the age of 32. He suffered a heart attack while visiting his family in Canby, Oregon. Chad was a graduate student in Design and just completed his Ph.D. in May. He was looking forward to starting an assistant professor position at Louisiana State University this fall. He received his bachelor's degree in Apparel Design from Oregon State University, and completed his master's degree in Apparel Merchandising at Colorado State University.While at the University of Minnesota Chad was the lead research assistant in the Human Dimensioning© Lab (see video below), where he held the Phelps Research Assistantship. He was lead teaching assistant for the textile course and taught several Apparel Design…

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Susan Sokolowski (Ph.D. DHA '99) Visits Campus with Nike Apparel Innovation Team

On Tuesday, Susan Sokolowski (Ph.D. DHA '99), Senior Innovation Manger on the Apparel Innovation Team at Nike, visited campus with members of her innovation team, Nate Demarest and Daniela Grogro. Sokolowski's work is recognized internationally for her achievements in design and innovation, including the 2012 London Olympics, which will feature the women's track and field team wearing her team's work. Examples of Sokolowski's work with Nike Victory Bra SeriesInterested in apparel design? Learn more about our program (left to right) In the Human Dimensioning Lab: Theresa Lastovich (HDL RA), Missy Bye (DHA Head), Nate Demarest (Nike Innovation Team Designer), Daniela Grogro (Nike Innovation Team Technical Designer), Myung Sohn (HDL RA), Linsey Gordon (HDL RA), Chad Sowers (HDL RA) Susan…

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