Plater International Scholar Luis Ramos moved 2,000 miles away from his hometown of Cidra, Puerto Rico, in the fall of 2013 to study biology at IUPUI.
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During a high school science program, Cody Welch discovered he had a knack for problem solving. While researching college options, he became fascinated with the brain and decided to apply his talents to a neuroscience degree at IUPUI.
While many students are drawn to forensics by the glamour of the TV show CSI, Dana Yenko discovered her love of forensics during a biotechnology class that examined how to separate DNA.
Emily Storkman, a School of Nursing senior, and Ayodamola Otun, a School of Science junior, were named the most outstanding female and male students, respectively, at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis for 2016.
Corinne Blackburn, a School of Science senior, and Joseph Spaulding, a School of Engineering and Technology senior, were named the most outstanding female and male students at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis for 2015.
Evan Torline has committed himself to helping others for most of his adult life, so it should come as no surprise the new School of Science graduate begins medical school this fall en route to a career caring for solders in the U.S. Army.
New School of Science graduate Morgan Rhodes will miss the friendships she’s forged during her years at IUPUI because she credits that strong support network with paving the way for her success.
When you’re a student in junior high school, events like your teacher accidentally setting the classroom ceiling on fire tend to stick in your mind. For Stephanie Metcalf, the mishap helped spark her interest in science and soon will lead to a career in biomedical research.
For much of the summer of 2012, junior biology student Neelam Shah lived with a secret—something she wanted to keep to herself in case things didn’t work out as she had hoped.
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.
Sophomore Brandi Herron (Biology, 2016) is a planner—always thinking about the bigger picture. Learn about her next step and how she can make an impact.
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 from the bench to the bedside.
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.
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.
When Jon Carnahan decided to attend the School of Science, he was stepping outside of his comfort zone. Four years later, he’s glad he did because of the opportunities he found. Carnahan completed two years of interdisciplinary research in a global health and science education project sponsored by the National Science Foundation.