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Norry Niven

Versatile director gaining national acclaim for creative works

The founder of Stone Core Films in Dallas and Three-One-O in Los Angeles, director Norry Niven ’85 has collaborated with some of Hollywood’s biggest names.

Laser beam coupling by a microscope objective into an optical waveguide (output from the waveguide is coupled into optical fiber)

Engineers light the way with optical advancements

Optics research in the Electrical Engineering Department is bringing new insights to data security, medical technology, and many other high-impact areas.

John Merrill

Alumnus establishes endowment to improve financial literacy

John Merrill ’11 sees a disturbing lack of financial skills among young people. That’s why the Houston-based financial adviser created an endowment to promote financial literacy.

illustration of bioengineers

Bioengineering alumni include top researchers, industry leaders

Graduates of UT Arlington's Bioengineering Department have become world-renowned authorities in forensic accident reconstruction, gene therapy, heart valve function, and many other life-enhancing fields.

Elizabeth Dinh

Alumna makes her mark at local CBS affiliate

As a KTVT/CBS 11 news reporter, alumna Elizabeth Dinh covers some of the top stories impacting North Texas while remaining active in the Asian-American community.

architectural rendering of urban farm

Progress takes root in small Dallas neighborhood

Students in a graduate-level architecture course have designed an urban youth farm to help strengthen the La Bajada community in West Dallas.

Paul Windle illustration

Alumnus illustrates his talents on national scale

Los Angeles-based alumnus Paul Windle's illustrations have appeared in numerous high-profile publications, earning him national recognition for outstanding achievement by communication arts professionals age 30 or younger.

John Merrill

Gift creates endowed engineering professorship

Distinguished Alumnus George Pickett and his wife, Elizabeth, have established the first endowed professorship for the Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering.

Nafees Alam

Alumnus creates culinary brands for area restaurants

Nafees Alam ’02 is changing the North Texas dining landscape through his company, DRG Concepts, which works with top chefs to implement innovative restaurant ideas.

Hailey Chivers in Nepal

Student trip benefits Nepalese schoolchildren

Through the nonprofit Global Community for Education, students and professors traveled to Nepal to hand-deliver school supplies to classrooms in a remote Himalayan village.