HPU’s Dr. Scott Hemby Receives More Than $1 Million in Collaborative NIH Funding

This grant will help develop medication for substance use disorders. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 26, 2020 – Dr. Scott Hemby, chair of the Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences in High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, will receive more than $1 million in funding over the next five years as part of a collaborative […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2020 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein Serves as Panelist for GIC Conference HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein served as one of two expert panelists during the Global Interdependence Center’s Annual Executive Briefing, titled […]

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HPU’s Dr. Comfort Boateng Receives Nearly $430,000 in NIH Funding

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 19, 2020 – Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences in High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, received a $428,000 research grant from the National Institutes of Health. Over the next two years, Boateng and her students will research and develop a medication to treat psychostimulant abuse, […]

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HPU to Host Communication and Life Skills Summit with Global Leaders

HPU’s In-Residence faculty will headline a week of virtual programming for students. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2020 – High Point University will host the Communication and Life Skills Summit from Oct. 19-23. The weeklong event is designed to be a catalyst for career preparation and professional development for all majors that connects students with […]

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HPU Physical Therapy Department Hosts Fourth Annual Halloween Family 5K Fun Run & Walk Virtually

High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy will host its fourth annual Halloween Family 5K Fun Run and Walk virtually on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Last year’s participants wore costumes and took part in Halloween-themed activities for children, including music, games and trunk or treat. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2020 – High Point […]

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August Extraordinary Leader: The Inventive Pharmacy Major

Ivana Korankyi and her older sister, Kristen, are close. They share a bedroom at home, they’re pharmacy majors and they’ve both earned one of the top leadership awards for students at High Point University. Both Kristen and Ivana are Extraordinary Leaders. They’re the first sisters to win the award in five years. Kristen, who is […]

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