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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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Hard work, determination and whole lot of time spent studying rocks has paid off for military staff sergeant Daniel Orazi. The senior geology major was recently named one of ten recipients nationwide of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists...
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Kira Wiseman grew up on a peninsula in Newport News, Virginia, surrounded by water and marine life. This sparked her interest in science from a very early age.“I chose the environmental science program at IUPUI because of the amazing opportunities—from...
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Elliot Boyle wants to save the world. He might not admit to such a lofty goal, but as an environmental sciences major he is excited to make an impact on conserving and protecting our planet through sustainable scientific approaches.Growing up, Boyle’s...
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You could call her a trailblazer. When Deb Peters started her career as a geologist she entered a male-dominated field where her colleagues didn’t always trust that she possessed the same knowledge and skills.It didn’t take her long to prove herself....
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Time spent in the Peace Corps has shaped a lifetime of work for Gabriel Filippelli.It worked that way for Gabriel Filippelli. The School of Science faculty member’s two-year Peace Corps term on a small island atoll in the Pacific Ocean convinced him that...
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Teaching the bright students at Indianapolis Public Schools’ Joyce Kilmer Academy, Carla Redden has learned just as much as about herself as her students have about the environment and world around them.  The geology major has spent many days of her...
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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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What some might envision as one of the coldest, starkest, loneliest places on earth is a scientific paradise to Kathy Licht, associate professor of geology at the School of Science at IUPUI.Associate Professor Kathy Licht   collects sediment...