Astrophysics Professor Awarded $60,000 Telescope Allocation to Study the Stars

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2019 – High Point University’s Dr. Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics, has been awarded $60,000 worth of observing time on one of the world’s largest telescopes to study two closely-orbiting stars. Each semester, the National Optical Astronomy Observatory accepts proposals from astronomers all over the U.S. to compete for […]

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HPU Honors Local Businesses During Annual Community Partner Luncheon

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 9, 2019 – Local business owners and city leaders gathered at High Point University today to celebrate the strong partnerships they’ve developed with the university to increase vitality in the city. The annual Community Partner Luncheon honors the dedication of businesses and organizations to welcome the 100,000 visitors HPU attracts to […]

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Continuous Growth

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU President Nido R. Qubein has contributed to the massive growth of the university. When a university president can — and wants — to wear as many hats as Dr. Nido Qubein, there will always be much for the HPU family […]

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‘Burn The Syllabus’ An Essay by Dr. Dan Tarara

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU Professor Dan Tarara encourages students to succeed by adapting life skills. Adaptability. Resiliency. I think about those words when that small silver box pops up on my iPhone’s screen, telling me it’s time to update my iOS software. Do I […]

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Class of 2019 Outcomes: Michael Dreher Accepts Position with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Though commencement is months away, High Point University seniors are already preparing to commence prestigious career paths around the world at Fortune 500 companies, international service programs, public school systems, top-tier law, medical and graduate school programs, and many other esteemed organizations thanks to their journey at HPU. Here’s a glimpse of one extraordinary senior from the Class […]

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Fox 8 WGHP to Air New Episodes of HPU’s ‘Leadership and Life Skills’ Series

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 7, 2019 – As part of an ongoing commitment to community enrichment, Fox 8 WGHP will air High Point University’s “Leadership and Life Skills” series every Monday at 7 p.m. from Jan. 14 through April 29. You can also experience these leaders anytime online at www.highpoint.edu/series. During each program, influential thought […]

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Physics Instructor Helps NASA Study the Outskirts of the Solar System

High Point University physics instructor Jeff Regester and other scientists assisted NASA with stellar occultation observations in preparation for the New Horizons spacecraft’s flyby of Pluto in 2015 and Ultima Thule (2014 MU69) on Jan. 1. Regester (back row, second from the right) and other members of the occultation teams attended a special event at […]

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How A Business Mindset Enhances Student Success

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’s Phillips School of Business provides future teachers with an endless variety of experiential learning opportunities.  Regardless of major, the Phillips School of Business anchors the university’s commitment to preparing all graduates for the world as it is going to be. Sometimes Jenna […]

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