Assistant Professor Publishes Book on the Soul

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 – Dr. Laura Linker, assistant professor of English at High Point University, recently published her second book, “Lucretian Thought in Late Stuart England: Debates about the Nature of the Soul” (Palgrave Macmillan). In her book, Linker investigates writers’ representations of the soul and how it shaped English literature. The […]

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HPU Hosts World-Renowned Military Scholars for Annual Rothenberg Seminar

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 – High Point University recently hosted history professors from around the world as part of annual Gunther E. Rothenberg Seminar in Military History. “The Rothenberg seminar is a wonderful opportunity for our students to meet internationally renowned scholars, and engage with them in historical discourse,” says Dr. Frederick […]

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Music Department Performs ‘Hansel and Gretel’ for Local Elementary Schools

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 29, 2013 – Laughing, gasping and lots of singing echoed through Hayworth Fine Arts Center this morning as High Point University’s music department put on the first of two performances of the children’s opera, “Hansel and Gretel,” for students from Montlieu Academy of Technology. The second performance will be held tomorrow […]

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John Maxwell to Speak at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2013 – Bestselling author and internationally renowned leadership expert Dr. John C. Maxwell will headline High Point University’s 2013-2014 Spring Cultural Enrichment Series when he visits the HPU campus on March 19 in the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Maxwell will speak to students, faculty, staff and community leaders. Maxwell joins […]

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October Awards Two Extraordinary Leaders

October’s Extraordinary Leaders have different interests, but they do have two things in common: they both work hard and have the grades to prove it, and they both like to keep busy. Junior Corey Dalton spends most of his non-class time taking on leadership roles in his fraternity, Pi Kappa Phi, which led to a […]

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Rowing Team to Host ‘Oak Holloween Regatta’ on Saturday

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 24, 2013 – The High Point University Rowing Team will host the “Oak Holloween Regatta” from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Oak Hollow Lake. The event is free and open to the public, and food and drink will be available for purchase. HPU and three schools, UNC Wilmington, […]

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New No. 1 Ranking for HPU

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Following three No. 1 rankings from U.S. News and World Report, High Point University received yet another No. 1 rating on Thursday when the HPU men’s basketball team was picked No. 1 in the North Division of the Big South Conference at the league’s annual media day. The Panthers won their first-ever Big South regular-season […]

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Students Make a Difference During Fall Break

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 23, 2013 – From clearing hurricane debris to making sure people have warm food and clean water, High Point University students spent their fall break making life a little better for others. Students organized two different trips to help students give back during their fall break. The first went to Guatemala […]

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Students Impact Lives in Mexico Over Fall Break

    HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – During fall break, members of High Point University’s Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed service fraternity, traveled to Mexico to help put a roof over one family’s head. The fraternity volunteered with the nonprofit organization Mano Amiga from Oct. 14 – 18 to help people in the […]

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Graduate Donates $1 Million to HPU

  HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – Anne Kerr Walker has committed a gift of $1 million to her alma mater, High Point University. She and her husband, Dr. Lawrence Crumpler Walker, are active supporters of HPU and residents of Winston-Salem. “The university continues to receive tremendous support from our graduates,” says Dr. Nido […]

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HPU Hosts Furniture Industry Networking and Panel Event for Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 – High Point University students and furniture market visitors got an inside look at the furniture industry today. The High Point Market, HPU and Next Generation-Now, the North American Home Furnishings Association’s young professionals group, gave students and furniture market attendees personal access to the furniture industry’s experts and […]

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