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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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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,...
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It was a banner year for senior biology student Sarah Flores. She was accepted to multiple medical schools, named IUPUI homecoming queen and honored with the Top 100 Award and Plater Medallion.All was achieved through persistence and the support of many...
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An interest in discovery research and learning led Kyle Sloop to enroll in a few evening graduate-level classes at the School of Science while continuing his day job as an associate scientist at Eli Lilly. Sloop, 2001 Ph.D. in molecular biology and...