The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) recognized the world’s top textile scientists during its 2009 conference at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, South Carolina, in March. The article “Describing Color Differences,” written by Carol Tomasino Revels, was selected as the best paper published in AATCC Review in 2007. A report on “Capillary Channel Polymer Fibers as Structural Templates for Ligament Regeneration,” written by Philip J. Brown, Kristofer D. Sinclair and Charles Kenneth Webb, was selected as the best paper published in the peer-reviewed journal in 2008. The authors were honored for their contributions to textile literature with The J. William Weaver Paper of the Year Award.