Upcoming speaker to discuss Cotton Fields to Fashion Fields

MSU’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the School of Human Sciences will host a speaker Wednesday [Dec. 5] who will discuss one of Mississippi’s top commodities. The event is in conjunction with the Cotton Incorporated grant in MSU’s Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising.

From 2-4 p.m. at Hotel Chester in Starkville, Jung Ha-Brookshire will speak on “Sustainability in the Global Cotton Supply Chain.” Additionally, she will be available to talk with graduate students from 4-5 p.m. Associate dean for research and graduate studies at the University of Missouri, Ha-Brookshire focuses on textile and apparel research and sustainable global supply chain management. She is a Kemper Fellow for Teaching Excellence and a Fulbright scholar.

For more information, contact Caroline Kobia, MSU assistant professor of fashion design and merchandising in MSU’s School of Human Sciences, at 662-325-0829 or ck645@msstate.edu.