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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Jason Walsman describes himself as an explorer, a guy who would rather be out digging in dirt instead of sitting behind a desk in a pressed suit and tie.Not that he doesn’t have ambition:  Although he officially is declared as a biology and...
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It took only one basic forensic science class in high school before Kelsie Faulds knew what she wanted to do for her career. Choosing where to go college was just as easy, as IUPUI offers the only accredited Forensic and Investigative Sciences (FIS)...
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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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From that first stint as an algebra tutor as a high school sophomore, Caris Daily knew she wanted to spend her career mentoring people in the classroom.“When I decided to become a teacher, I considered my love of math as the way I can best help people,”...
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Torri Roark still remembers feeling scared and overwhelmed the first time she walked in to volunteer in a research lab in the Department of Physics.She had just changed her major from chemistry to physics. She knew she loved science but didn’t know...
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Psychology student Kevin Pritchard has spent the last two years in a research lab in the School of Science learning valuable skills he puts to good use everyday— in his coursework but also his latest hobby.Pritchard has been swept up in the burgeoning...
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Student Kailey Stancombe describes the new neuroscience major at IUPUI as the perfect educational and career opportunity for her, even though she already is in her third year at the School of Science.“I’m really passionate about the opportunities that...
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Maggie Hedrick grew up in southeastern Indiana but admits even she was a bit surprised at the caliber of the computer science program at IUPUI.First attracted by the location and value of the School of Science at IUPUI, Hedrick said she quickly learned...