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Student Research

Selected Student Research and Academic Projects

Art Market

Intangible: New Media and Performance Art in the Market, panel discussion

The Ghosts of Coleridge, Terminal Warehouse, Chelsea

Regrouping: Art World Professionals Examine the Art Market, panel discussion

Locus, a contemporary art exhibition in DUMBO

Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing and Management

Cosmetics & Fragrance students work with IDEO on capstone presentations on the future of beauty.

New Intelligence for the New Economy, capstone presentations on the "new urban consumer," the "new middle class," the "new face of aging," and new paths of communication with industry partners including Mac Gobe,, Candace Corlett, WSL Strategic Retail, Karen V. Grant, NPD Group, Inc., Marc Pritchard, Procter & Gamble.

Cosmetics & Fragrance students work with IDEO on capstone presentations sponsored by Johnson & Johnson on the subjects of global cooling, greener product innovation, global giveback and alliances for wellness.

Exhibition Design

Students work with EDPA, SEGD, Elizabeth Arden, Procedes Chenel, Museum of American Finance, National Museum of American History (Smithsonian), the New York City Fire Museum, and the New York Botanical Gardens.

Fashion & Textile Studies

Americans in Paris: Designers, Buyers, Editors, Photographers, Models and Clients in Paris Fashion symposium

Scandal Sandals and Lady Slippers: the history of Delman Shoes exhibition

Costume ? Fashion: Designers, Stars and Muses of the New York Stage symposium with Jane Greenwood

The Televised Woman symposium

Muriel King, Artist of Fashion exhibition

Alumni/ae write history of fashion entries for the Grove Dictionary of Art, Oxford University Press Sole Desire: The Shoes of Christian Louboutin

Global Fashion Management

2010 Capstone Presentations
Cost-Benefits Analysis on Item Level Implementation of RFID in the luxury sector
The Garment District; Promise or Peril?
Empowering Young Brands
Turkey as a Rising Star in the Home Textile Industry
The Time is Now: Advocating a re-evaluation of retailing practices
Promoting Organic Cotton in India
New Platform in Supply Chain Management
The Urban Rejuvenation Project
China's Changing role in the Apparel Supply Chain
The New Consumer and The Future of the Retail Landscape

2009 Capstone Presentations
A Move Up-Market: Survival Strategies for Middle Market Brands and Retailers
Lolita: The brand for the Real Woman
Building Brands in China: A paradigm shift for manufacturers
Short Term Global Strategies for U.S. Apparel Manufacturing Retailers
Diversifying to save an Industry
U.S. Apparel Textile Mills: A Business Model for Success in a Declining Industry
An American Brand goes Abroad: An Entry Strategy for Lilly Pulitzer in Brazil
Creating Value through Private Equity Acquisitions
New Trends in U.S. Sourcing: An Efficient Supply Chain Management Strategy
In a Current Retail Landscape: Has "Creating an Experience" become an impetus for Success?


Oil & Water capstone exhibition

Students illustrate playing card promotion for ICON5/NYC/08

International Travel

Each year our students conduct research and interact with leading industry and academic institutions across the globe. This year, our students visited Hong Kong, London, Montevideo, Paris, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

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