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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A computer virus may be responsible for School of Science sophomore Patrick Burton majoring in computer and information science (CIS) at IUPUI.“I always knew that I wanted to do something with computers,” said Burton, a local graduate of Lawrence Central...
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Evelyn Hovee has come full circle at IUPUI, but she still looks forward to the challenges ahead.As an IUPUI graduate in political science and religious studies, she grew to love the university and always hoped one day to work for the institution she says...
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For most people, the sheet music of a symphony by Bach or Beethoven is as indecipherable as a four-page mathematical proof or a world-changing algorithm.But for Tyler Foxworthy, music and math are twin passions, each expressing something from deep within...
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There isn’t much point asking IUPUI sophomore Michael Burk what he likes to do in his off time - he doesn’t have much. And that’s just the way he likes it.Since coming to IUPUI to begin his quest for a career in the field of medicine - and to experience...
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(Update: Natalia Meijome is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Purdue University in West Lafayette. She graduated from IUPUI in 2012.)The lessons of physics may one day help senior Natalia Meijome unlock some of the perplexing mysteries...
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Being named IUPUI’s Most Outstanding Female Student may have caught Rachel Rehlander off guard, but spend some time with this accomplished biology major and you’ll soon realize that’s a rare occurrence. Since early high school when she discovered a...
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Eric Keller is an ambitious and determined student yet is approachable and easy-going. While his true passion is science, he also enjoys running, poetry, and video production. He started at IUPUI as a biology major but, after an organic chemistry class...
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When Samantha Deitz picked up her Purdue School of Science at IUPUI diploma in May 2010, a good graduation present might have been a “game program” listing all her roles during the last four years: award-winning student, scientist, researcher, recruiter...