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. “The camaraderie I found in the School of Science—including the amazing faculty who genuinely care about their students’ success—is the greatest advantage I found as a science student,” said Rhodes, an Indianapolis native who earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology this past May.
From a professional standpoint, however, it’s the research experiences and opportunity to study abroad that she expects to propel success in her career. A participant in the Life-Health Sciences Internship Program, Rhodes also was the first recipient of the Indumati Sukhatme RISE Scholarship, which is dedicated to advancing the IUPUI RISE initiative (research, international, service learning and experiential learning).
“I feel like my experience as an undergraduate was about making the impossible possible for me,” she said. “I was able to do and achieve so many things, even starting out as a freshman, that I could have never imagined.