HPU Adds Seabrook to Graphic Design Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2015 – Experienced designer and educator Molly Seabrook recently joined High Point University’s faculty as a graphic design instructor. Seabrook, who has taught design at HPU as an adjunct instructor since 2011, says she is excited to become a full-time instructor in the program, where she continues to share her […]

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High Point Furniture Market is Learning Lab for Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2015 – High Point University students are taking advantage of an opportunity that can’t be found anywhere else than in the city of High Point. Students majoring in business, interior design, marketing and a number of other fields are working, learning and building industry contacts at the High Point Market. […]

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Professor to Direct First Live Broadcast of Brain Surgery on National Geographic

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 21, 2015 – High Point University Artist-in-Residence Joe Michaels will direct the first-ever live broadcast of a brain surgery for National Geographic Channel. The two-hour special premieres at 9 p.m. ET on Oct. 25 and will be carried in 171 countries and 45 different languages. Michaels was tapped by Leftfield Pictures […]

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Junior Athletic Training Major, Professors Publish Hip Research

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 19, 2015 – New research published by High Point University junior Emma Zuk and a team of professors offers helpful information about the relationship between hip exercises and knee motions during sport activities in the prevention of ACL injuries. The article, titled “An evidence-based review of hip-focused neuromuscular exercise interventions to […]

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Segarra Joins Biology Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2015 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Veronica Segarra as an assistant professor of biology. Segarra teaches general education courses as well as major courses in the Department of Biology. She is also establishing a new research program in the area of membrane trafficking, a network of pathways that move […]

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Professor’s New Book Explores History of Children’s Marketing

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 12, 2015 – Long before commercials aired with Saturday morning cartoons, 19th century children’s magazines brought marketing practices to America’s youngest consumers. Dr. Paul Ringel, associate professor of history at High Point University, explores the history of these practices in his new book “Commercializing Childhood: Children’s Magazines, Urban Gentility, and the […]

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Students Selected to Attend Home Furnishings Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 9, 2015 – Two High Point University students attended the 2015 Women in the Home Industry Today (WithIt) Professional Conference in Atlanta. Junior Meredith Matsakis, a visual merchandising design major from Asheville, and senior Kaitlin Thompson, a home furnishings major from Asheboro, were among 10 top-performing female university students across the […]

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Students Present Research at National Athletic Training Association Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2015 – Three High Point University undergraduate students presented research at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Clinical Symposia and Annual Meeting in St. Louis this summer. The meeting is the world’s largest gathering of certified athletic trainers. Andrea Baellow, a 2015 graduate, senior Katherine Van Wert and junior Emma Zuk, […]

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HPU Welcomes Mayor Bill Bencini for PA Week Proclamation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 6, 2015 – The High Point University Department of Physician Assistant Studies had a historic moment today when High Point Mayor Bill Bencini declared the week of Oct. 6-12 as Physician Assistant Week in the city of High Point. This week is recognized nationally as Physician Assistant Week, and specifically, Oct. […]

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Finding Physics in ‘The Martian’

By: Dr. Aaron Titus, chair of the High Point University Department of Physics   In our quest to answer the question, “Are we alone in the Universe?” my First Year Seminar (FYS) class at High Point University recently read the book “The Martian” by Andy Weir. With NASA announcing evidence for water flowing on present-day Mars just three […]

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PA Students Selected for National Scholarship

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 1, 2015 – Shane Georgeff and Audrey Hellams, Triad natives and first-year graduate students in High Point University’s Master of Physician Assistant Studies program, are National Health Service Corps Scholarship recipients. They are among 177 recipients from across the country to receive the highly selective federal scholarship. The scholarship covers tuition […]

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HPU Welcomes Radanovich to Qubein School of Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 24, 2015 – High Point University recently hired David Radanovich as an assistant professor of the practice of communication. Radanovich teaches courses in human and strategic communication and serves as the core courses coordinator for the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, overseeing Human Communication and Mediated Communication Systems, two courses […]

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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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HPU Welcomes New Assistant Professor of Biology

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 15, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Dr. Michael Grider as assistant professor of biology. He teaches lecture and lab sections of neurobiology as well as core courses in the department. He is also continuing his study of the molecular mechanisms of injury and repair to the nervous system and […]

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Lenoir Joins HPU as Assistant Professor of Political Communication

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 14, 2015 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Brandon Lenoir, a seasoned political communicator, as an assistant professor in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication. He is one of 41 new faculty members, including 21 new positions, joining the university this year. Lenoir leads HPU’s new concentration in political communication, […]

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