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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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In high school, Michel Companion’s goal was to pursue performing arts. “I got into the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York on a scholarship. However, after some thought, I realized that I wanted to change the world, not just entertain it,”...
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Teaching the bright students at Indianapolis Public Schools’ Joyce Kilmer Academy, Carla Redden has learned just as much as about herself as her students have about the environment and world around them.  The geology major has spent many days of her...
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A week in the Dominican Republic with Timmy Global Health taught Anna Brenneman a lot about potential careers in health care, whetting her appetite for a return trip to the Caribbean country with the organization during spring break 2014.The School...
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In the new frontier of the digital age, a world of uncharted possibilities, Syed Jaffery is applying his knowledge of computer science to help create revolutionized ways of looking at and improving healthcare.Since graduating in 2004 from IUPUI with a...
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The first thing that one might notice about Qurat-ul-Ann “Anna” Mirza is her hijab—it’s usually brightly colored. The thing that makes her stand out though is her passion for physics and her dogged determination to understand concepts that are at first...
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Sophomore Brandi Herron (Biology, ’16) is a planner—always thinking about the bigger picture, what’s her next step and how she can make an impact.When Herron plays her flute—a hobby of eight years—she’s not just making beautiful music. She’s preparing...
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(Update: Lembcke is now a mathematics graduate student at Clemson University.)The phrase “aha moment” actually appears in the Merriam Webster’s dictionary, defined as “a moment of sudden realization, inspiration, insight, recognition or comprehension.”...
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As an elementary school student growing up in Ghana, Sedinam Gadzekpo remembers dreaming of one day becoming a police officer. Today, she still hopes to protect people and eliminate the bad guys, only now it’s in the virtual world she creates as a video...