NASA Awards Research Grant to HPU Astrophysics Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2019 – High Point University’s Dr. Brad Barlow, associate professor of astrophysics and director of the Culp Planetarium, was recently awarded a research grant by NASA. Using data gathered during a research trip with HPU students to the Andes Mountains in Chile, Barlow submitted a proposal to NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet […]

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Meet the Deans 2019

  Dr. Angela Bauer Dean of the Wanek School of Natural Sciences Education: B.A. in psychology and neuroscience from Lawrence University in Wisconsin; a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Northwestern University. Accolades: Dr. Bauer has been part of the HPU family since 2013. She joined as chair of the Department of Biology and has taught courses […]

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Internship Profile: Brooke Smith Confirms her Career Choice with Children’s Hospital Colorado

  READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Brooke Smith Hometown: Evergreen, Colorado Year: Class of 2021 Major: Biology with a minor in exercise science Internship: Smith served as the musculoskeletal research center intern for Children’s Hospital Colorado, working alongside orthopedic surgeons to conduct clinical research and write a scientific manuscript. How HPU helped you get there: […]

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Preparing the Next Generation of Scientists

This story is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how Dr. Veronica Segarra, assistant professor of biology, mentors students in and out of the classroom.  Dr. Veronica Segarra supports her students in the classroom and beyond. “She was the first person I called when I got accepted into Johns […]

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Inside Look: The Wanek School of Natural Sciences

Transformation is an integral part of High Point University’s growth mindset. The Wanek School of Natural Sciences reflects the amazing growth the university has experienced in recent years. The $65 million, 128,000-square-foot facility opened this fall and features four stories of innovative lab and classroom space, as well as the Culp Planetarium. Students in biology, […]

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Faculty Receive a Nearly $300,000 NSF Grant for Equipment

From left to right are Dr. Pamela Lundin, Dr. Andrew Wommack and Dr. Meghan Blackledge. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2019 – High Point University’s Drs. Pamela Lundin, Andrew Wommack and Meghan Blackledge, all assistant professors of chemistry, received a $299,500 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program. The grant money will […]

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Internship Profile: Holden Harrington Discovers Different Sciences

READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Holden Harrington Hometown: Pittsboro, North Carolina Year: Class of 2022 Major: Double major in entrepreneurship and physics win a minor in mathematics  Internship: Harrington joined BASF as a formulation chemist intern in Durham, North Carolina, this summer. BASF is a German chemical company and the largest chemical producer in the […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Julia DeFilippis Transitions to Townsquare Interactive

With another successful commencement behind us, recent 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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