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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Hard work, determination and whole lot of time spent studying rocks has paid off for military staff sergeant Daniel Orazi. The senior geology major was recently named one of ten recipients nationwide of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists...
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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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From the moment she stepped on campus, Morgan Moran knew she wanted to be an IUPUI Jaguar.The high-energy and urban environment first drew Moran to IUPUI, but it was the Honors College that made the university feel like home.“I get this big urban feel,...
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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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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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In the 5th grade, while all the other kids did their science fair projects on topics like “Which detergent works best?” Nicole Lindsay chose “How to split the hydrogen atom.” Of course, she won first place.Nicole’s passion for science thrives at the...
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For Whitney Walker, studying just the scientific evidence alone wasn’t telling the full story. It felt like there was something missing so she did what any scientist would do: research away to find the answers to her questions. “I can’t imagine...
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A First Year Experience Summer Bridge course at IUPUI convinced Colette Highsmith that she wanted to be a psychology major.“In my Summer Bridge course I explored psychology and liked the fact that the field is always growing and changing,” says Colette...