Class of 2019: Molly Hulver Pursues Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Although commencement is just around the corner, High Point University graduates are already preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one […]

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Recent HPU Graduate Selected for NSF Research Fellowship

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 10, 2018 – Rebecca Ulrich, a 2018 High Point University graduate, has been selected into the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. This highly selective program recognizes and supports outstanding students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The award includes three years of […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: HPU Scholar Rebecca Ulrich Selects a Graduate School

Name: Rebecca Ulrich Hometown: Troutman, North Carolina Major: Ulrich will graduate on May 5 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Physics. Post-graduation plans: After being accepted to eight graduate schools, Ulrich plans to attend the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, where she will earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry. How HPU helped you get […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Success Coach Receives Award from the Boy Scouts HPU Student Success Coach Bradley Taylor received the Raven Award from the Old Hickory Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the […]

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HPU Breaks Ground on Wanek School of Undergraduate Sciences

Pictured from left to right are HPU Provost Dennis Carroll, HPU Board of Trustees Chairman Jack Finch, High Point Mayor Jay Wagner, HPU President Nido Qubein, Karen Wanek, Todd Wanek, Cameron Wanek, Joyce Wanek and Ron Wanek officially breaking ground at the ceremony. HIGH POINT, N.C., April 12, 2018 – High Point University continued its […]

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August’s Extraordinary Leader: Learning the Human Side of Research

Rebecca Ulrich always wears her hot-pink lab glasses in Congdon Hall’s Room 352. She can lose herself for hours. She’ll be doing experiments listening to her “Hymns for Hipsters” playlist on Spotify knowing that research is her future and her future involves helping the health-starved poor. She saw it firsthand in Uganda and South Africa, […]

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Becoming a Scholar: Undergraduate Research Helps Students Tap Their Potential

At High Point University, students immerse themselves in undergraduate research. They’ll be somewhere on or off campus, and hours slip by as they focus on what they love — or what they long to understand. They study lemurs, kill bacteria, create cutting-edge technology or slip into a white bee suit. They see themselves as scientists and […]

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Class of 2015 Outcomes: Nicole Giordano Selected for FDA Fellowship

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary […]

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HPU Welcomes Wommack to Chemistry Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 12, 2014 – Dr. Andrew Wommack was recently hired as an assistant professor of chemistry at High Point University. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Wommack will assist in the development and communication of the organic chemistry curriculum and undergraduate research program. Wommack holds a doctorate from Boston College and performed […]

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HPU Welcomes Srougi as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 – Melissa Srougi recently joined the faculty of High Point University as an assistant professor of biochemistry in the Chemistry Department. Srougi, a Toledo, Ohio, native, will teach biochemistry and chemistry courses and labs as well as perform independent research with undergraduate students. Her research focuses on cancer biology […]

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Blackledge Joins HPU Chemistry Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Meghan Blackledge as the new assistant professor of chemistry. Blackledge received her doctorate from Duke University and will work with undergraduate students on research as well as teach undergraduate chemistry courses, including general chemistry, organic chemistry and physical and analytical biochemistry lab. Blackledge […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Laura Fritts Works Toward Doctoral Degree

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony behind us, recent High Point University graduates are preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of […]

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HPU Receives NC Biotechnology Center Grant

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2014 – High Point University has been awarded an Institutional Development Grant from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBC) to support scientific research at HPU. The university will receive up to $77,186 by the NCBC, and HPU has agreed to an additional 25 percent match to purchase additional cell culture […]

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HPU Sciences Join Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 14, 2014 – High Point University recently joined the nanomanufacturing consortium at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) in Greensboro. The consortium is a collaborative project with different schools and industry in the Triad, focused on preparing students to conduct basic and advanced research. It is located in a […]

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A Solid Foundation in the Sciences

The volume of students studying undergraduate sciences at High Point University is growing rapidly. Exercise science is now the third largest major on campus, with biology ranking No. 5. To foster that growth, graduate degree programs in fields such as physical therapy, physician assistant studies and pharmacy are in development, and new teacher-scholars, including department […]

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