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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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Learn how Kami Walters experiences with healthcare through the Timmy Global Health medical brigades and in a research lab prepared her for medical school.Post Grad Plans: Medical School at IU School of MedicineWhat advice do you have to give to...
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During a high school science program, Cody Welch discovered he had a knack for problem-solving. While researching college options he became fascinated with the brain and decided to apply his talents to a neuroscience degree at IUPUI.“The neuroscience...
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For Darryl Watkins, a senior neuroscience major, being a non-traditional (slightly older) student does not mean missing out on any part of the IUPUI experience. Growing up in a single-parent home, “education was never really a priority for most of my...
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The human brain is a fascinating machine that has what feels like limitless potential. For Mohamed Abdirisak it is a curiosity to learn how to better understand and reach this potential that drives him to develop and discover his own. During his senior...
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In high school, Michel Companion’s goal was to pursue performing arts. “I got into the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York on a scholarship. However, after some thought, I realized that I wanted to change the world, not just entertain it,”...
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(Update: Chumin is now a graduate student in the IU School of Medicine neuroscience program.)Evgeny “Jenya” Chumin, an IUPUI senior double majoring in psychology and neuroscience, is also actively participating in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities...
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With two parents working in the medical industry, Tyler Beatty learned early that he wanted to study in a field in which he could help people and understand what makes the body and brain function. Still, he remained undecided in what he considered...
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The cross-disciplinary collaborations that happen everyday around the IUPUI campus create the perfect environment for researchers with diverse backgrounds like Giovanna Guidoboni, an associate professor of mathematics.Showing an early interest in...