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Department of Music to Host Opera Workshop
11.13.2012
The department of music at High Point University will treat the community to a night of music and entertainment with its Opera Workshop, which features a series of opera scenes. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 27 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The event is open to the public and no tickets are required.
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Obama and Romney Remain Neck and Neck Days Before Election
11.1.2012
Less than five days before the 2012 Presidential Election is held, the HPU Poll finds that slightly more national registered voters say they would vote for President Barack Obama than former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney if the election were held today. An additional sample of North Carolina registered voters, however, narrowly favored Gov. Romney.
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Theatre Presents Classic ‘Kiss Me Kate’
10.29.2012
The High Point University department of theatre is presenting the classic production of the musical “Kiss Me Kate” – Cole Porter’s irresistibly funny battle of the sexes. The production will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 15-17 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 18 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. It is open to the public, and tickets are available for purchase.
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Graduate Makes Headlines with Pulitzer Article
10.19.2012
Andrew Faust, a 2012 graduate of High Point University who recently traveled to the United Arab Emirates to report on the crisis of obesity in Dubai, is making a name for himself. Thanks to an eye-opening article he penned for the Pulitzer Center’s Campus Consortium, his work has appeared on the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting website, as well as The Huffington Post online.
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Professors Present on Chronic Health Conditions in Prisons at Regional Conference
11.29.2012
Two faculty members at High Point University recently presented research at the Southern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference in Atlantic Beach, Fla. Dr. Kimberly Reich, assistant professor of exercise science, and Dr. Heather Ahn-Redding, assistant professor of criminal justice, both presented an article, titled “Modifiable Lifestyle Risk Factors and Incidence of Diabetes and Hypertension in Prison Inmates.”
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HPU to Host Annual Holiday Choral Concert
11.13.2012
High Point University will treat the community to two performances of holiday music with its annual Holiday Choral Concert. The concerts will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 in the Pauline Theatre of the Hayworth Fine Arts Center. The concerts are open to the public.
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School of Health Sciences to Present Dr. Stella L. Volpe as Part of Distinguished Lecture Series
11.7.2012
The School of Health Sciences at High Point University will host Dr. Stella L. Volpe as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series. Volpe, professor and chair of the department of nutrition sciences at Drexel University, will present “Preventing Obesity Throughout the Lifespan,” at 6 p.m. on Nov. 12 in the Francis Auditorium in Phillips Hall. The event is open to the public, and no tickets are required.
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Obama Has Slight Edge in ‘Favorability’
11.5.2012
When registered voters across the country were asked whether they had a favorable or unfavorable opinion of the presidential and vice presidential candidates, the HPU Poll reports that none of the candidates earned overwhelmingly high marks in either category. However, President Barack Obama earns slightly higher marks in the favorable category than former Gov. Mitt Romney, while Vice President Joe Biden receives slightly higher marks in the unfavorable category than Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan.
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Award-Winning Author Chang-rae Lee Featured at 42nd Annual Phoenix Literary Festival
10.29.2012
High Point University students and community will have the opportunity to learn from world-renowned and award-winning author Chang-rae Lee at the 42nd annual Phoenix Literary Festival, hosted by HPU’s department of English. The highlight of the festival begins at 7 p.m. on Nov. 15 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall. There will be an open question-and-answer session and book signing following the presentation. The event is open to the public.
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Sorority to Host Krispy Kreme Challenge
10.22.2012
High Point University’s Kappa Delta sorority is hosting a Krispy Kreme Challenge for the second year in a row at 12 p.m. on Nov. 4 starting at the Slane Student Center outdoor basketball court. Check-in is from 11 to 11:30 a.m. This event is open to the public and registration costs $20.
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Student, Sorority Hosts ‘Be the Match’ Bone Marrow Drive
10.18.2012
Emily Guffey, a junior at High Point University, along with her sorority, Phi Mu, recently teamed up to host a “Be The Match” event in honor of a boy and girl who are in need of a bone marrow transplant. The event added 53 new donors to the Be The Match Foundation®, a non-profit organization that helps match donors with those in need of bone marrow transplants.
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UNC/HPU Poll: N.C. Voters Don’t Rely on Social Media or Candidate Websites for Election Information
10.17.2012
A UNC/HPU Poll, conducted on the High Point University campus with support and collaboration from the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication, finds that most North Carolina registered voters rely on political news and opinion websites for information about politics and the election more than they rely on social media pages or a candidate’s own website.
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UNC/HPU Poll: N.C. Voters Say Campaign Ads Are Too Negative
10.16.2012
A UNC/HPU Poll, conducted on the High Point University campus with support and collaboration from the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication, finds that a large majority of North Carolina registered voters agree that the country would be better off if election campaigns were not so negative. However, voters are split on who to blame and what to do about the negativity in campaigns.
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HPU Welcomes Walter to Admissions Team
HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 15, 2012 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Brooke Walter as an admissions counselor. In her new position, Walter will be responsible for traveling to high schools and college fairs to connect with students interested in attending HPU. She will also be aiding prospective students […]
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Seth Godin to Speak at HPU
10.10.2012
Bestselling author and marketing pioneer Seth Godin will headline High Point University’s 2012-2013 Spring Cultural Enrichment Series when he visits the HPU campus on March 14. Godin will speak to students, faculty, staff and invited guests. His books include “Purple Cow,” “Poke the Box” and “Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?”
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