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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Finals, as told by Elf on the Shelf

12.15.2014
    Finals week is tough — probably the toughest of the whole semester. But our HPU Elf on the Shelf, Wrenn, is here to offer you some advice.             Stay calm and don’t get stage fright. You know the information — you’ve been preparing for an entire semester. This […]
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Astro-Physics: It’s Worth a Google

12.11.2014
If you’ve been on Google today, you might have noticed that today is Annie Jump Cannon’s 151st birthday. Cannon was an American astronomer whose cataloging work was instrumental in the development of star classifications. HPU’s robust Astronomy & Physics program has been thriving lately with several discoveries, additions and advancements of their own. Here’s the […]
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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Help to Make the Season Bright

12.9.2014
If you’ve been to campus this month, you know the feeling of “walking in a winter wonderland.” Campus is beautiful all year round, but especially during the holiday season. If you haven’t had the chance to visit this month, let us show you some HPU holiday traditions and cherished decorations that make us #HighPointHappy. Hayworth Fine […]
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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Giving Tuesday

12.2.2014
Immediately following Thanksgiving are the two biggest shopping days of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Many of us have been very fortunate in life with comfortable homes, plentiful possessions and loving families that we pay tribute to on Thanksgiving. But just as important as giving thanks is giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, […]
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Thanksgiving Recipe: Whipping up the Perfect Thank You Note

11.26.2014
With Thanksgiving right around the corner (pumpkin pie, anyone?), and those college applications nearly done (hopefully? Almost? Check those deadlines!), you probably have more than a few people too whom you owe a thank you. One of the finest and longest standing practices of gratitude is writing a simple thank you note. You may not […]
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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: We’ll Be There For You

11.24.2014
As the first batch of Early Decision acceptance letters are out, we want to congratulate the first members of the HPU Class of 2019! We are #HighPointHappy to welcome you to the HPU family! Now that you are part of the HPU family, the best is yet to come! You are entering a tight-knit campus community […]
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7 Tips for a Thinner Thanksgiving

11.21.2014
Each year, the average American gains five pounds between Thanksgiving and the New Year. Thanksgiving is about expressing thankfulness and spending quality time with friends and family, and much of that time tends to be centered around food. That’s why we are sharing a few tips to maintaining, not gaining, over the holidays:   7. […]
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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Going Down in History

11.17.2014
November 17, 2014 On this day in history:  Elizabeth I acceded to the English throne upon the death of Queen Mary. U.S. Congress held its first session in Washington, D.C. in the partially completed Capitol building. The Walt Disney animated feature “The Little Mermaid” opened in wide release. And you officially applied as an Early […]
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Top Eight Pieces of Equipment Every D1 Athlete Wishes They Had

Any D1 athlete knows that just as important to the game as talent is science — and the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Lab at High Point University is devoted to the research of sport injury prevention and improvement. The combination of faculty, facilities, equipment, and esprit de corps make the Department of Physical Therapy’s Human Biomechanics […]
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52 Weeks #HighPointHappy: Thank You, Veterans

11.10.2014
On Veterans Day, and everyday, we humbly thank our past, present and future Veterans.             Thank you for sacrificing time with your loved ones and missing those significant milestones that the rest of us too often take for granted. Thank you for answering the call to serve, and by doing […]
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