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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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Software engineer. NCAA Division I athlete. LGBTQ advocate. Jennifer Emery is student who is taking charge of her time at IUPUI.Emery’s impact on campus was recognized at the 2015 Harvey Milk Dinner where she received the Stonewall Award, an accolade...
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Zachary Reynolds will be an August graduate of the Computer and Information Science Department. During his time as an undergraduate, Mr. Reynolds has received recognition as a Top 100 student and was the 2016 receipient of the Gersting Award (which is...
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A present on his eleventh birthday set the course for Sam Beckman’s interest in computer science. It wasn’t the videogame itself that inspired him; it was what he could do with the game. After many attempts, Beckman figured out ways to manipulate the...
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In the new frontier of the digital age, a world of uncharted possibilities, Syed Jaffery is applying his knowledge of computer science to help create revolutionized ways of looking at and improving healthcare.Since graduating in 2004 from IUPUI with a...
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As an elementary school student growing up in Ghana, Sedinam Gadzekpo remembers dreaming of one day becoming a police officer. Today, she still hopes to protect people and eliminate the bad guys, only now it’s in the virtual world she creates as a video...
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Dr. James H. Hill views it as his cause to get students excited about the challenges and breakthroughs that await them in a computer science career.“When I talk about something, whether it’s in the classroom or during my research, I get very energetic. I...
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Maggie Hedrick grew up in southeastern Indiana but admits even she was a bit surprised at the caliber of the computer science program at IUPUI.First attracted by the location and value of the School of Science at IUPUI, Hedrick said she quickly learned...
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Update: Jennifer Kieffaber currently works as a software engineer on the Predictive Intelligence Team at Salesforce ExactTarget Marketing Cloud. Learn more. Jennifer Kieffaber doesn’t put much stock into how a computer scientist should look or act....