Featured Undergraduate Students

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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Contributing to a bigger narrativeScience is more than just data points and big discoveries for senior biology major Ruben Naoye; it’s a narrative that helps us better understand the world. Naoye is making big contributions to these narratives in the lab...
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Software engineer. NCAA Division I athlete. LGBTQ advocate. Jennifer Emery is student who is taking charge of her time at IUPUI.Emery’s impact on campus was recognized at the 2015 Harvey Milk Dinner where she received the Stonewall Award, an accolade...
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School of Science biology alumnus, Zach Bennett recently began his career as a dental student at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Bennett accredits much of his success to the rigor and responsibility of being an IUPUI School of Science...
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Melissa Peden has a big goal: to become a practicing physician, partaking in research and training medical students. Did we mention she also wants to travel the world so she can be involved global health policy and medical care? It’s a lot to take on but...
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Project SEEDCharles Irving got an early start discovering his passion. As a participant in the Indianapolis branch of Project SEED, a program that provides high school students an opportunity to explore scientific research, Irving was matched his...
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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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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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For Natasha Bair, a senior psychology major, getting involved in campus organizations and gaining experience as a medical assistant have paved the way for her goal of becoming a doctor. Get to know her better in this Q&A with the Student Organization...