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Highlights for the week of Apr. 29–May 3, 2019

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clothing from IBM/Hilfiger/FIT partnership on display at trade show
FEATURED STORY
IBM and FIT Announce Collaboration to Help Build Workforce of the Future   
The FIT/Infor DTech Lab and IBM recently announced a collaboration that will transform how the fashion industry operates and will help build the creative fashion workforce of the future. FIT will leverage IBM’s artificial intelligence (AI) for fashion capabilities—a suite of application programming interfaces (APIs) developed and trained for the fashion industry that leverage deep learning, natural language processing, and computer vision to help fashion companies improve customer experience, enhance their product design, development, and merchandising/planning activities, and augment merchandise performance analysis. Read more here.  
UPCOMING EVENTS
APR 30, 6 PM  ARTSpeak Lecture: Nathaniel Mary Quinn
MAY 1  Fashion Design AAS Exhibition: Juxtaposition — Opens

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FACULTY/STAFF
  The Advocate Publishes Queer Fashion Photographs by Ron Amato
  Bernard Dillard Publishes First Novel

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Nadja Swarovski
Nadja Swarovski spoke with Forbes magazine about receiving the Social Impact and Sustainability Award at the FIT Annual Awards Gala.    

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Social Media Post of the Week

At last week's Future of Fashion Judging Day, celebrity stylist Erin Walsh encouraged designers to believe in themselves and to hang tough: "It's about sticking it out long enough … to figure out what your message is meant to be." See the video on Instagram.     
 screenshot of FIT Instagram post with video with Erin Walsh

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