Faces of IUPUI

Josh Skillman with the Indianapolis skyline behind him.

Josh Skillman

Associate Dean of Students & Director of Housing & Residence Life

Josh Skillman's job is to make students feel at home in their IUPUI housing.

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Kristi Palmer in the book stacks balancing a book on her head.

Kristi Palmer

Interim Dean of IUPUI University Library

"My favorite thing about IUPUI is our community connectedness. We've really embraced that at University Library."

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Rafael Sanchez

Rafael Sanchez

RTV6 Investigative Reporter, Friend of IUPUI

Rafael Sanchez loves giving back to the Indianapolis community — something he and IUPUI have in common.

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Etta Ward.

Etta Ward

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Development

Etta Ward doesn't call her IUPUI journey unique, but it is certainly a story of hard work and perseverance. 

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Will Smith

Will Smith

IUPUI senior, OTEAM leader

Will Smith embodies what it means for IUPUI to be a welcoming campus. As an OTEAM leader, Smith creates positive first impressions of IUPUI.

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David Nguyen speaks with race judges at the 2009 IUPUI Regatta.

David Nguyen

IUPUI alumnus, Class of 2006

Born to Vietnamese immigrant parents after they settled in Indianapolis, David Nguyen followed in his mother's footsteps when he chose IUPUI.

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Maynard K. Hine

Maynard K. Hine

First Chancellor of IUPUI

Well before he helped lead efforts to create an urban university called IUPUI, Dr. Maynard K. Hine was already helping his fellow Hoosiers.

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