Featured Alumni

At IUPUI School of Science, we are dedicated to making an impact, and improving lives. This section highlights just a few of the people and organizations whose support has contributed to the success of our school and our students.
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"It was like learning how to see all over again — it's a whole new way to understand the world around us."Once upon a time, Jody Arthur expected to spend her career looking for facts under every rock for the news stories she'd write as a budding Woodward...
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Ann Marie Hernandez always knew she wanted to help people. Attending the School of Science at IUPUI made it possible.With research interests ranging from the impact of chronic illness on the individual and family to health disparities among ethnic...
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Gabriel Grant’s resume was longer than most seasoned business professionals – before he graduated from college. While attending Purdue University and the IUPUI School of Science, Grant worked as a consultant for three companies, completed several...
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After a few minutes with Chris Jamell, you begin to notice a cool confidence that belies his compact frame and earnest explanation of his work. His passion for life and drive for excellence become clear. Maybe it’s the marine in him or the pride of...
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One would never think of discussing a math problem with a jazz musician or asking a mathematics Ph.D. to play alto sax. With Karl Liechty, you can do both. And while holding a bachelor’s degree in jazz studies and a doctorate in mathematics may seem like...
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One day, a designer of computer games; the next, a student of law. It may not have happened that quickly, but Will Hartzell-Baird’s leap from computer science to law illustrates how science can serve as a foundation for many careers. In Hartzell-Baird’s...
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For a “how to” on forging a successful career in science or business, School of Science alumnus Dr. Ron Bowsher may be one person worth meeting. After a 30-year career in research and drug development at the Lilly Research Labs, Bowsher has since spent...
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The passion for science was always there; Amanda Siegel, a former attorney and mother of three, just had to reignite it.“After my children moved beyond babyhood, I thought about going back to law and realized I was really more passionate about science,”...