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Student Experiences


Bingqing Zhao

Bingqing Zhao

As an international student, I am very pleased with my decision to pursue PhD studies at Indiana University after completing a M.S. in Chemistry at California State University, Los Angeles. I am very impressed by the cutting-edge research led by renowned...
Daisy Rosas Vargas

Daisy Rosas Vargas

I knew I wanted to attend IU after coming to recruitment weekend. I was impressed by the innovative research, great faculty, and well-equipped facilities. The professors and students are approachable in classes and lab which promote discussion and development...
Gregory Bukowski

Gregory Bukowski

I was really nervous when it came to picking graduate school. The visitation weekend was a great way to calm some of my nerves. It gave me a taste of what life would be like if I came to IU. Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. The facilities were...
Kellyn Patros

Kellyn Patros

I was excited about the prospect of attending IU following my initial visit to the school. After completing my first 2 years, that excitement has only grown and my decision to attend was undoubtedly the right one. IU and Bloomington have not disappointed....
Nicholas Lyktey

Nicholas Lyktey

When I was applying to different analytical chemistry graduate programs all around the country, IU was always at the top of my list because of the distinguished professors, lavish facilities, and the high ranking analytical program. But it wasn't until...
Rush Scaggs

Rush Scaggs

I knew that I wanted to attend graduate school at a large institution with driven faculty. Indiana Chemistry offered me that and much more. I work directly with my advisor to solve the problems I encounter in the lab but am also free to take my research...
Toya Scaggs

Toya Scaggs

Leaving industry after six years to pursue a graduate education was more than a bit frightening. After researching the cutting edge faculty and state-of-the art facilities, I knew that IU was the perfect place for me. During recruitment weekend, enthusiastic...