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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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...
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Q & A with Undergraduate Bill KarrHow would you describe yourself? I am young eager mathematician on my way to graduate school to learn as much mathematics as possible. I would like to specialize in mathematical physics. I would like to eventually...
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Tomás Meijome is quick to say that as an Argentine, he, of course, plays soccer. What he can also say is that what he is learning in various IUPUI laboratories is preparing him for a career as a physician-researcher who may someday help bring discoveries...
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Since she was a first grader who drew a dentist when asked to portray what she wanted to be when she grew up, School of Science at IUPUI senior Kathryn DelaCruz has been captivated and challenged by the sciences.By the time she completed school at...
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Nigam Arora’s academic interest lies in a field with which few are familiar – cellular energetics – but in the not too distant future this field may help provide answers in the search for renewable energy options.Today Arora is an interdisciplinary...
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Winning IUPUI’s annual introductory physics award requires earning the best grade, but with this year’s winner, Nathanael McKenzie, there is much more.“Nate is a creative, out-of-the box thinker who really enjoys physics problem solving,” says John Ross...
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Update: Milad Pourrahmani graduated with a B.S. in physics in 2012 and currently is a graduate student in the Department of Physics at IUPUI. Just 17 years old and speaking very little English, Milad Pourrahmani came to Indiana from Iran three years...