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Highlights for the week of Feb. 16–21, 2021

Visit news.fitnyc.edu for full coverage of FIT's campus, faculty, and student news and events.
The 3D-printed prototype of Toy Design student Marie Wu’s armadillo xylophone, before she painted it.
FEATURED STORY
How Four Faculty Members Adapted to Remote Teaching
When in-person classes were halted in March 2020, faculty scrambled to reinvent their curricula for remote delivery. They came up with creative solutions, especially challenging for hands-on courses. Here are four of countless examples of courses that shine online. Read more
UPCOMING EVENTS
FEB 18, 12 PM  MakerMinds Workshop: Exquisite Corpse in 3D with Sculptris App

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FACULTY/STAFF
• A U.S. Stamp Brings Light to an Overlooked Female Physicist
• Faculty Members Publish Article on Creating SPARC’s FITting Room

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How close are we to creating truly sustainable fibers? A New York Times story features Stacy Flynn '92, co-founder of Evrnu, a startup that makes a virgin fiber from recycled clothes; and Assistant Professor Theanne Schiros, who is helping develop a biodegradable microbial leather sneaker, algae-based yarns, and fibers based on the DNA of proteins that exist in nature.

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Social Media of the Week

Shawn Grain Carter, associate professor of Fashion Business Management, speaks with WWD on the financial barriers that impede Black designers in launching their businesses.

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Black History Month Activities at FIT

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