NASA Selects HPU Students’ Proposal

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 16, 2015 – High Point University physics students have had their proposal accepted to NASA’s Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams program (Micro-g NExT). This program challenged undergraduate students to work in teams to design and build a device for astronauts to chip off samples of an asteroid while they’re exploring […]

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Professor Presents Research on Memory and Words with Multiple Meanings

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 26, 2015 – Dr. Kimberly Wear, associate professor of psychology at High Point University, recently presented results from a study on the cognitive effects behind interpreting words with multiple meanings. She shared this research at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Cognition Group held at Elon University. Wear’s presentation, titled […]

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March is Women’s History Month!

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At High Point University, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program pays respect to the history of Women’s Studies, while acknowledging the growth of the discipline in response to the myriad of experiences of women and men globally, and the inclusion of diversity across the gender and transgender spectrum. W.A.G.E.: Women and Gender Equity Leadership Project […]

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HPU’s International Women’s Day Celebration

Pictured above: From left to right Salwa Mubarak, Fathiya Mubarak and Jenn Brandt, director of women’s and gender studies at HPU, at the International Women’s Day Celebration. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 25, 2015 – High Point University celebrated the rich and diverse community of women at the city’s first International Women’s Day Celebration at the […]

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Undergraduate Research Profile: Athletic Training & ACL Injuries

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Andrea Baellow, an athletic training major, shares her experiences performing undergraduate research on the relation of the hip to ACL injuries and their prevalence in younger females. Her experiential education at High Point University was supported by the state of the art Human Biomechanics & Physiology Lab, where she could apply what she has learned […]

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Impact Club Packs Over 1,000 Lunches for Backpack Beginnings

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2015 – High Point University’s Impact Club, a Christian service organization on campus, packed 1,012 lunches for 506 children to be fed for two weekends with Backpack Beginnings, a local nonprofit organization in Greensboro. “Impact Club’s second ‘Give Backpack Lunch’ event was extremely successful,” said Christen Cothran, HPU student and […]

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Senior Interns for Al Gore

READ MORE STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES Working on the personal staff of a Nobel Peace Prize Winner, former Vice President of the United States and visionary proponent of the Internet is no easy task. But that’s the assignment that Erin House, a senior political science major at High Point University, tackled during a summer internship with […]

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Phoenix Reading Series to Feature Brian Evenson

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 24, 2015 – High Point University’s Department of English will host award-winning author, translator and critic Brian Evenson in conjunction with its Phoenix Reading Series at 7 p.m. on April 7 in the Francis Auditorium of Phillips Hall. It is free and open to the public; tickets are not required. Evenson […]

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Kappa Delta and FSOP Raises $20,000 in Second Super Hero Dash

Pictured above: Molly Holbrook in the foreground with participants of the Super Hero Dash. HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2015 – High Point University students, faculty, staff and members of the community dressed up as their favorite superheroes for the second Super Hero Dash co-hosted by HPU’s Kappa Delta sorority and the Guild of Family […]

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HPU Plants Trees at Local Schools for NC Arbor Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 23, 2015 – High Point University planted trees at four local elementary schools for North Carolina Arbor Day. Montlieu Academy of Technology, Shadybrook Elementary, Johnson Street Global Studies and each received a purple plum tree that was planted at their school by HPU staff members. Arbor Day is a holiday dedicated […]

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March is National Read Aloud Month

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March is National Read Aloud Month! In an era of high-stakes testing and education reforms and revolutions, research has repeatedly proved that one simple parenting technique is among the most effective. Children who are read aloud to get a head start in language and literacy skills and go to school better prepared. Elementary education majors […]

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Sport Management Students Attend NFL Combine Career Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 20, 2015 – Four High Point University seniors recently gained invaluable insight into the sport management industry while attending the NFL Combine Football Career Conference in Indianapolis. During the conference, the students attended panel discussions about careers in sports and a networking event where they met professionals currently working at the […]

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Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Features: Spring Bulbs

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Bulbs popping out all over campus all but assure us that spring is here. The Arboretum and Gardens have been lucky each year since 2010 to receive bulbs for the gardens from Brent & Becky’s Bulbs (Gloucester, VA). In total we have added over 100,000 bulbs to the campus through their generous donations and we […]

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