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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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While some may think of theoretical science as rigid (consider long equations with Greek symbols), to Assistant Professor of Physics Steve Pressé, science, especially biophysics, is an artistic endeavor (cue classical music) melding the elegance of...
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The first thing that one might notice about Qurat-ul-Ann “Anna” Mirza is her hijab—it’s usually brightly colored. The thing that makes her stand out though is her passion for physics and her dogged determination to understand concepts that are at first...
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Jennifer Slaton celebrated her 27th birthday recently in a grand style with a few thousand of her friends—at her college graduation. Most in the audience had no idea of the struggles it took for her to reach the milestone of earning her diploma.Slaton...
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Jason Walsman describes himself as an explorer, a guy who would rather be out digging in dirt instead of sitting behind a desk in a pressed suit and tie.Not that he doesn’t have ambition:  Although he officially is declared as a biology and...
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Torri Roark still remembers feeling scared and overwhelmed the first time she walked in to volunteer in a research lab in the Department of Physics.She had just changed her major from chemistry to physics. She knew she loved science but didn’t know...
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(Update: Natalia Meijome is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Purdue University in West Lafayette. She graduated from IUPUI in 2012.)The lessons of physics may one day help senior Natalia Meijome unlock some of the perplexing mysteries...
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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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When most people think of theoretical physics they think of impossibly advanced mathematical calculations or perhaps Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman or Stephen Hawking, the Holy Trinity of 20th century physics.Complex mathematical modeling is the bread...