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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 our faculty, students, and alumni who exemplify what it means to be a lifelong School of Science scholar. We never stop learning, and never stop searching for answers.
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If you ask Anthony Aguilar when his interest in science and math began, he’ll tell you how he drew himself in a lab coat surrounded by beakers when he was in first grade.“I always kind of excelled in science,” says Anthony. “IUPUI offered a Purdue...
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Studying mathematics may not be the most common path to a medical career, but for John Kupferschmid, M.D., it built his spatial reasoning for tasks such as crafting valves for the tiniest of hearts. After earning his bachelor’s degree in mathematics...
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It’s tough to decide your future while in high school, but for Stacey Abshire a lucky break came in the form of the IUPUI High School Math Contest. Competing in the contest introduced her to the potential and excitement of understanding the world through...
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For Igor Minevich and Natasha Arora, the IUPUI Bepko Scholarship was both a ticket to an expenses-paid education and serendipitous matchmaker.Research opportunities and faculty mentors shaped both Arora and Minevich, building a passion—and now career—in...
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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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From that first stint as an algebra tutor as a high school sophomore, Caris Daily knew she wanted to spend her career mentoring people in the classroom.“When I decided to become a teacher, I considered my love of math as the way I can best help people,”...
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Listening to acclaimed mathematics professor Alexander Its, it’s possible for people to contemplate a career in math if they are dedicated and willing to see the beauty of math much as they would look for significance in a piece of art.“To choose your...
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The cross-disciplinary collaborations that happen everyday around the IUPUI campus create the perfect environment for researchers with diverse backgrounds like Giovanna Guidoboni, an associate professor of mathematics.Showing an early interest in...