Student Profiles

Giovanna Gorski
Mrs. Gorski was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. She holds an Associate of Science in Software Development from Ivy Tech Community College of South Bend. She transferred to IU South Bend to seek a Bachelor of Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics. She is working with the Health Department creating a geotagging tool to improve the delivery of health care to the public. Mrs. Gorski is also a teaching assistant in the Computer and Informatics department. After graduates, she hopes to work in the software development field and pursue a graduate degree in Computer Science.
Winnie Ihano
Ms. Ihano was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. She is seeking a Bacholor of Science in Biochemistry and minor in Mathematics. She will be working with Dr. Shahir Rizk who is also her advisor. Her future goals are to seek a career with a pharmaceutical company or in nanotechnology.
Keon Jones
Mr. Jones was selected as an IN LSAMP summer research scholar in 2017. He is seeking a BS in Biology. He was selected to attend the 2018 Diversity Visitation Event for Research and Graduate Education (DiVERGE)program held on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)in January, 2018 and attended a REU at The Ohio State University in summer, 2018.
Jessica Jones
Mrs. Jones was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. She is seeking a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry. She is working with Dr. Debra Marr to help re-establish Campus Wetlands for future research by looking into the existing soil biota of the area. She is also working in part with Dr. Schnabel to observe the pollinators found in these Wetlands. She plans to work in the STEM field after graduation.
David Mitchell
Mr. Mitchell was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. He is seeking a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Spanish. He is working with Dr. Andrew Schnabel on whether soil treatments can improve growth in wetland and prairie plants. When he graduates, he hopes to join a marine biology restoration programs.
Christian Moreno
Mr. Moreno was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. He is seeking a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics. As an LSAMP scholar, he is going to be working with Dr. Marmorino in a physical chemistry lab environment. Mr. Moreno has also held an executive position in the Latino Student Union on campus for two years helping not only students on campus but also families in the community. When he graduates, he plans to attend graduate school with a focus in physical and/or inorganic chemistry.
Imani Poua
Mr. Poua was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018.  Currently, he is seeking a bachelors of applied mathematics. Currently, he is a peer mentor and tutor at the South Bend Riverside mathematics center where he tutors grade school to high school students in mathematics. He is working with the Indiana University Mathematics department in researching the continuous characteristics of prime numbers and defining the gaps between each prime number. When he graduates, he hopes to work on applied mathematics research.

Alumni Profiles

Stacey Jean-Baptiste
BS Biological Sciences, 2018
Ms. Jean-Baptiste was selected as an IN LSAMP Summer Research Scholar in 2018. She completed her BS Biological Sciences and minor in Chemistry. She is worked with Dr. Grace Muna. She plans to continue her aspirations to become an eye doctor.
E-Lexus Thornton
Mr. Thornton was selected as an IN LSAMP Scholar in 2017. He graduated in 2018 with a BS in Applied Physics. While at IUSB he was the Treasurer of the Society of Physics Students and the President of the Black Student Union.