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At IUPUI School of Science, we are dedicated to making an impact, and improving lives. This section highlights just a few of our faculty, students, and alumni who exemplify what it means to be a lifelong School of Science scholar. We never stop learning, and never stop searching for answers.
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In 2016, Ayodamola Otun was presented with one of IUPUI’s most prestigious awards, Top Male Student at Top 100. He accepted this award not with speech but, to the surprise and delight of attendees at the ceremony, a song.At the graduation ceremony for...
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Contributing to a bigger narrativeScience is more than just data points and big discoveries for senior biology major Ruben Naoye; it’s a narrative that helps us better understand the world. Naoye is making big contributions to these narratives in the lab...
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The need for physicians in rural areasIn rural areas, physician shortages are common. With more than 20% of the US population but only 9% of physicians residing in rural areas, millions of Americans lack access to quality health care. As a family...
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When Barbara Kaiser officially retired from the Wishard [now Eskenazi Health] Department of Pathology in 2001, she was quickly convinced by her colleague DeAnna Fuller to take on a position as an adjunct faculty member teaching introductory Microbiology...
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School of Science biology alumnus, Zach Bennett recently began his career as a dental student at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Bennett accredits much of his success to the rigor and responsibility of being an IUPUI School of Science...
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Plater International Scholar Luis Ramos moved 2,000 miles away from his hometown of Cidra, Puerto Rico, in the fall of 2013 to study Biology at IUPUI.“When my family and I visited, we were very impressed with the feel of Indianapolis and the connection...
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Bryce Wray-Nelson, a senior biology major, spent much of his time in undergrad giving back to others. Learn more about how his experiences with community service shaped his time in undergrad. Post grad plans: After I graduate, I hope to attend...
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In the 5th grade, while all the other kids did their science fair projects on topics like “Which detergent works best?” Nicole Lindsay chose “How to split the hydrogen atom.” Of course, she won first place.Nicole’s passion for science thrives at the...