Altering Lives by Treating Addiction

What if there was a medication that could treat addictions, such as drug abuse and alcoholism? Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor in the Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, teaches students to fit elements together like puzzle pieces and discover a potentially life-saving medication for addiction. Before coming to High […]

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High Point Central Students Immersed in Research through Draelos Science Program

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 28, 2016 – Projects involving zebrafish, yeast cells and ultraviolet radiation are part of the research that High Point Central students are immersed in this summer through the Draelos Science Scholars Program at High Point University. High Point Central students applied and seven were chosen to participate in the new Draelos […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Carly Delengowski Joins the CW Crew

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are 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 […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Erika May Launches Hospitality Career

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are 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 […]

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Fulbright Scholar Will Use the Power of Photography in Bosnia

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2016 – Hannah Bailey, a 2016 High Point University graduate, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar. The prestigious award will send Bailey to Bosnia in October to implement a social reconciliation project using photography in a way that connects people across ethnic and religious lines. Bailey, a Holly Springs […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Brian Hagan Secures Position with Logistics Company

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are 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 […]

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Cell Biology Research Featured at International Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 24, 2016 – Cell biology research conducted by a High Point University professor and undergraduate students was featured at the Keystone Symposium on autophagy. Dr. Veronica Segarra, assistant professor of biology, received an Early-Career Investigator Travel Award to attend and present the research at the conference, held June 5-9 in Whistler, […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Courtney Smith Lands Job at Coca-Cola

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are 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 […]

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Student Lands Editorial Internship at Good Housekeeping

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 23, 2016 – High Point University senior Holly Gambrell is learning what it takes to work at a popular women’s magazine during her summer internship with Good Housekeeping in New York City. As an editorial intern, Gambrell, a native of Frederick, Maryland, plays an integral part in creating and editing the […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Jack Speake Sells Surgical Equipment

With another successful commencement behind us, recent High Point University graduates are 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 […]

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Fox 8: HPU Teaches Children Through STEM and LEGO Bricks

Dr. Shirley Disseler, associate professor in the School of Education at High Point University, published the first title in a 10-book LEGO series aimed at helping teachers and parents teach math in an engaging and accessible way. Disseler is currently hosting a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Camp at HPU for children in the […]

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Students Learn from Political Professionals during D.C. ‘Maymester’

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 22, 2016 – High Point University students met a wide range of Washington D.C. professionals as a part the “Maymester” course “Power and Politics.” Visits included high profile media outlets, influential elected officials and their staffs, experienced political operatives from both major parties and a variety of government officials. Students visited […]

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