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Faculty In the News / Scholarly Accomplishments

(as of July 7, 2014)


Second Edition of Lee's Book
Jaeil Lee, professor of family and consumer sciences, published her second edition of Technical Sourcebook for Designers with Fairchild Books-Bloomsbury Publishing. This second edition is co-authored by Camille Steen, Technical Design Manager at Exofficio LLC.

This book is a college textbook, and devoted to preparing aspiring and professional apparel designers for the growing demand for technical design skills in the apparel industry. This comprehensive compilation presents technical design processes and industry standards that reflect current apparel production and manufacturing practices.

Many leading universities with fashion programs such as FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising), Cornell University, and others currently use the book. The book was also published in Korean by Sigma Press in Korea and is in the process of publishing in Chinese by Donghua University Press in China.  More


Williams, Erisman, LaBrie, and Steinke Awarded Best Paper
The paper, “Impacts of Unified Communications on Work,” written by School of Business, Government, and Economics Dean Joseph Williams, Executive in Residence Al Erisman, Associate Professor of ISM Ryan LaBrie, and Professor of ISM Gerhard Steinke, was awarded the Best Paper prize at the 2014 Performance Management Association (PMA) Conference in Denmark, June 27-28. More