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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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Instilling a passion for science The Indiana Department of Education recently identified a great need for producing more Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics (STEM) K-12 educators in Indiana. By engaging college students in rigorous and...
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Thakshila Liyanage’s involvement in Rajesh Sardar’s laboratory recently helped contribute to something pretty exciting: the creation of a nanotechnology-based sensor that may improve cancer detection. The sensor, which is now awaiting approval for a...
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Working with United Way at IUPUI has opened up a world of possibilities for Amna Sohail. It has also opened her eyes to the opportunity to make a difference in the lives, the health and even the dreams of people she meets.Sohail was part of an IUPUI...
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Shelby Colglazier did something pretty impressive: she gained admission into the Purdue School of Pharmacy, ranked by the U.S. News and World Report as a top 10 program. Most students wait to finish a bachelor’s degree before applying, but Shelby’s...
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Alumna improving patient lives with technologyWhen Mayya Buffington was singled out 14 years ago by her chemistry professor, Keith Anliker, she was both excited and surprised to hear that she had received the highest score out of more than 300 students...
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Justin Kosiba isn’t just a scientist; he’s an attorney, hobbyist beekeeper and 2015 IUPUI Regatta champion. The 2004 biology alumnus decided to pursue an education in science because of the exciting challenges and benefits a formal science education...
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A contagious passion for scienceFrom a young age, Kathy Marrs could not contain her enthusiasm for science—often getting her shoes muddy while catching and studying insects or making friends with garter snakes.Not much has changed since then. As Marrs...
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Elliot Boyle wants to save the world. He might not admit to such a lofty goal, but as an environmental sciences major he is excited to make an impact on conserving and protecting our planet through sustainable scientific approaches.Growing up, Boyle’s...