Summer Scholars Present Research at Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 31, 2017 – Caroline Dau, a rising senior at High Point Central High School, stood beside a poster that displayed her summer research and confidently explained the discoveries she’s made as a Draelos Scholar at High Point University. Dau knew that she had an interest in chemistry when she applied for […]

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Class of 2017 Profile: Hailey Parry Works Toward Doctorate

Name: Hailey Parry Hometown: Stamford, Connecticut Major: Parry will graduate with a B.S. in Exercise Science, with a concentration in Exercise Physiology, and a B.S. in Chemistry on May 6. Post-graduation plans: Parry will pursue her doctoral degree in Exercise Physiology at Auburn University’s School of Kinesiology in Auburn, Alabama. How HPU helped you get there: “HPU offers undergraduate research, which opened my […]

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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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Class of 2016 Profile: Jake Brooks Pursues Physics Ph.D.

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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Enriching the Mind, Heart and Soul

This story is featured in the Fall 2016 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. At High Point University, students gain more than an education. They gain a network of mentors and friends who provide endless opportunities for engagement.   You’ll notice it first when you pull onto campus. A security officer smiling to […]

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Learning Skills Beyond the Classroom

Hannah Grau is in New York City. Cameron Scott, too. Zach Zukowski just returned from Hong Kong as Alex Fundora sticks close to campus this summer taking classes, helping new students and putting into practice what he learned from a leadership speaker known as the “Front-Row Girl.” Meanwhile, Jenny Marshall is in Maryland, her home. […]

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High Point Central Students Immersed in Research through Draelos Science Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 28, 2016 – Projects involving zebrafish, yeast cells and ultraviolet radiation are part of the research that High Point Central students are immersed in this summer through the Draelos Science Scholars Program at High Point University. High Point Central students applied and seven were chosen to participate in the new Draelos […]

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Student’s Poster Wins First Place at American Chemical Society Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 5, 2016 – High Point University junior Jenny Marshall won first place for her research poster presentation at a Central North Carolina section of the American Chemical Society event on April 12. Her poster, “Functionality of the Osteocalcin Disulfide Bond,” received top honors in the undergraduate group. “This is wonderful recognition […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Calla Telzrow Works Toward Microbiology Ph.D.

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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March Extraordinary Leader: Moving Way Beyond Fear

When the weather warms and students shed coats for T-shirts and shorts, Sarah Field finds her favorite study spot: the balcony outside the Learning Commons at the R.G. Wanek Center. She’ll stay there for two, three, four hours, maybe more. She’ll look up from her books, notes and flash cards, and with the panoramic view […]

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Chemistry Faculty Present Research at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 29, 2016 – Three High Point University chemistry faculty members, Dr. Brian Augustine, Dr. Keir Fogarty and Dr. Heather Miller, presented their work at the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting. Held in San Diego, California, the ACS meeting is the largest gathering of chemists and engineers in the world. Augustine […]

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February’s Extraordinary Leader: Lessons Beyond the Lab

  Calla Telzrow felt the shudder of nerves when she spotted the collection of machines in Congdon Hall’s third-floor chemistry lab. One looked like a small refrigerator. Another resembled a big spark plug. She didn’t know anything about what they did. All she knew was she’d be working with Dr. Andrew Wommack, her organic chemistry […]

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Chemistry Department Adds New Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 23, 2015 – Dr. Pamela Lundin has joined High Point University as a visiting assistant professor of chemistry. She is one of 41 new faculty members this year, 21 of which are new positions. Lundin teaches general and organic chemistry lecture and laboratory courses. She also conducts research with undergraduate students […]

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New Chemistry Professor Joins HPU Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2015 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Keir Fogarty as an assistant professor of chemistry. He is one of 41 new faculty members joining HPU this year, 22 of which are new positions. Fogarty teaches Quantitative Analysis and General Chemistry and leads undergraduate students in research. “It is a privilege […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Rachel Thiets Begins Med School Journey

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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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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Students Present at Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 21, 2015 – High Point University students in biology, chemistry and physics presented their research at the HPU Summer Undergraduate Research Program in the Sciences (SuRPS) Final Symposium on July 16. Hundreds of HPU students applied for 25 spots in this eight-week research program. Each student spent the summer researching a […]

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