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Hail to the Chiefs

Alumni hold presidential posts at universities nationwide

At least 10 alumni currently lead institutions of higher education, including large public universities, small private colleges, and seminaries. Learn the secrets to their success.  

Christian Vasquez

Student’s film focuses on Civil Rights Act of 1964

Film major Christian Vasquez was one of 50 students to participate in a re-creation of the Freedom Rides in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

students from Belarus, Korea, Estonia, and Iraq

UT Arlington attracts Fulbright Scholars from around the world

Four international Fulbright Scholars—the most ever in one academic year—are enrolled at UT Arlington for 2014-15. The talented students hail from Belarus, Korea, Estonia, and Iraq.

high density megacity

High-density concepts predicted for future megacities

What will the city of the future look like? UT Arlington professors believe they’ll feature high-rise structures with levels of greenery and aerial trams that zoom workers straight to high-tech offices.

Sam Sung in a research laboratory

Program introduces undergraduates to life-enhancing discovery

UT Arlington is changing the way undergraduate students prepare for STEM careers through a new program that emphasizes real-world research and experiential learning.

Wyatt Langston prepares to climb behind the wheel of a UTA race car.

Formula SAE Racing Team ranks among world’s best

The dedication of Formula SAE students has propelled UT Arlington to the top ranks of collegiate racing teams and prepared graduates for successful engineering careers.

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.