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    Forensic and Investigative Sciences B.S. (Purdue degree) B.S.

    The B.S. in Forensic and Investigative Sciences was developed by faculty from the School of Law, the School of Science, and the...

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    IUPUI leading $4.8M project to increase STEM minority pipeline, impacting students statewide

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The National Science Foundation awarded the grant to IUPUI as the lead institution of the Indiana STEM Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, which was formed to achieve that goal. Other alliance partners are IU Bloomington, Ball State University, IU Northwest, IU South Bend and Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis, which is the top provider of transfer students to IUPUI STEM-degree programs.

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    P_DL_GEN_NEURO Neuroscience Program


    As a neuroscience student, you'll be immersed in an interactive learning environment with many opportunities for research. Your coursework will be grounded in biology, psychology, physics, chemistry, computer science and mathematical sciences, with the nervous system as a common focus.

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    Indiana has the third largest life science exports in the U.S. and life science starting salaries 2X Indiana state average.

    IUPUI is also the #1 research university in Indiana.

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    Ten Science and Math Doctoral Degrees Now Awarded from IUPUI Campus

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The decisions mean that six Purdue science and math doctoral degrees will now be awarded from the Indianapolis campus, reflecting the programs' national prominence and success in obtaining external funding. These are long existing programs that have graduated many successful students.Previously, students enrolled in these programs at IUPUI but the degrees were credited to the West Lafayette campus.

    IUPUI continues efforts to strengthen pipeline of excellent STEM teachers

    School of Science honors record number of graduates in 2016

    INDIANAPOLIS — The graduating class of 2016 consists of a record 582 bachelor's degree recipients, 153 master's degree recipients and 30 doctoral degree recipients.

    School of Science Dean Simon Rhodes introduced the class of 2016 with a few remarks about the impact an IUPUI education has.

    IUPUI researchers use stem cells to identify cellular processes related to glaucoma

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Their goal is the development of therapies to prevent or cure glaucoma. 

    In addition to glaucoma, a group of degenerative diseases that damage the eye's optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness, this work has potential implications for treatment of optic- nerve injuries of the types incurred by soldiers in combat or athletes in contact sports.

    School of Science announces record number of Top 100 Students for 2016

    INDIANAPOLIS – "We congratulate all of the Top 100 honorees," said School of Science Dean Simon Rhodes. "At IUPUI and in the School of Science, our students combine academic excellence with a unique environment where they can also develop remarkable research, leadership and community engagement skills".

    IUPUI internship program inspires future STEM educators

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Did the big bad wolf actually blow down the three little pigs’ houses? Is Cinderella really the owner of the glass slipper? 

    Hannah Caito, a senior forensics and biology student at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, uses forensic science to make mysteries like these come to life for visitors of all ages at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.