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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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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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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...
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A recent publication by undergraduate student Jared Thomas and other researchers in Randall Roper’s laboratory at IUPUI indicates that epigallocatechin gallate (ECGC), asubstance found in green tea, may have therapeutic properties for treating...
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Instilling a passion for science The Indiana Department of Education recently identified a great need for producing more Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics (STEM) K-12 educators in Indiana. By engaging college students in rigorous and...
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Alumna improving patient lives with technologyWhen Mayya Buffington was singled out 14 years ago by her chemistry professor, Keith Anliker, she was both excited and surprised to hear that she had received the highest score out of more than 300 students...
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Justin Kosiba isn’t just a scientist; he’s an attorney, hobbyist beekeeper and 2015 IUPUI Regatta champion. The 2004 biology alumnus decided to pursue an education in science because of the exciting challenges and benefits a formal science education...
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A contagious passion for scienceFrom a young age, Kathy Marrs could not contain her enthusiasm for science—often getting her shoes muddy while catching and studying insects or making friends with garter snakes.Not much has changed since then. As Marrs...
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You might have seen Corinne Blackburn on campus. She’s kind of hard to miss with her purple motorcycle. You also might have seen her participating in one of the 10 organizations she has been heavily involved in while at IUPUI. As a Sam H. Jones Scholar,...