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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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Marianne McKenzie never dreamed her love of mathematics would take her very far—certainly not overseas—but the School of Science alumna learned early in her time at IUPUI the difference the right encouragement and support can make.  “At each stop of...
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For most people, the sheet music of a symphony by Bach or Beethoven is as indecipherable as a four-page mathematical proof or a world-changing algorithm.But for Tyler Foxworthy, music and math are twin passions, each expressing something from deep within...
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Sometimes, fate moves you down an unexpected path. Ask Samir Kulkarni, who has learned that lesson twice in life, first in the late 1990s in college, and again nearly a decade later when the first chapter of his professional life left him feeling...
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A native of Ukraine, Igor and his family moved to Indiana when he was 9. It didn’t take him long to feel at home in Indianapolis, or fit in at IUPUI. He used his skills as a mathematics major in the School of Science not only to further his own career...
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Q & A with Undergraduate Bill KarrHow would you describe yourself? I am young eager mathematician on my way to graduate school to learn as much mathematics as possible. I would like to specialize in mathematical physics. I would like to eventually...
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One would never think of discussing a math problem with a jazz musician or asking a mathematics Ph.D. to play alto sax. With Karl Liechty, you can do both. And while holding a bachelor’s degree in jazz studies and a doctorate in mathematics may seem like...
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It’s not second nature to relate mathematical science to Parkinson’s Disease, but for School of Science Associate Professor Leonid Rubchinsky, the two have shaped his career.For the past several years, Rubchinsky has collaborated with Neurosurgery...