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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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There isn’t much point asking IUPUI sophomore Michael Burk what he likes to do in his off time - he doesn’t have much. And that’s just the way he likes it.Since coming to IUPUI to begin his quest for a career in the field of medicine - and to experience...
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Assistant Professor of Biology Randall Roper knows the value of good mentors. It was a high school science teacher who “brought biology alive” for Roper, and a group of mentors during his undergraduate years who convinced him he had skills they needed....
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Being named IUPUI’s Most Outstanding Female Student may have caught Rachel Rehlander off guard, but spend some time with this accomplished biology major and you’ll soon realize that’s a rare occurrence. Since early high school when she discovered a...
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Eric Keller is an ambitious and determined student yet is approachable and easy-going. While his true passion is science, he also enjoys running, poetry, and video production. He started at IUPUI as a biology major but, after an organic chemistry class...
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When Samantha Deitz picked up her Purdue School of Science at IUPUI diploma in May 2010, a good graduation present might have been a “game program” listing all her roles during the last four years: award-winning student, scientist, researcher, recruiter...
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It’s rare for a retired U.S. Army colonel to undertake a second career teaching human anatomy to undergraduates considering careers in allied health, nursing or medicine, but that’s exactly what Michael Yard, M.S. has been doing at the School of Science...
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Tomás Meijome is quick to say that as an Argentine, he, of course, plays soccer. What he can also say is that what he is learning in various IUPUI laboratories is preparing him for a career as a physician-researcher who may someday help bring discoveries...
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Since she was a first grader who drew a dentist when asked to portray what she wanted to be when she grew up, School of Science at IUPUI senior Kathryn DelaCruz has been captivated and challenged by the sciences.By the time she completed school at...