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Class of 2014 Profile: Cecilie Holm Embarks on Education Career
06.6.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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‘LEGO Down!’ HPU Hosts LEGO Day for Montlieu Academy
06.5.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2014 – More than 100 second-grade students from Montlieu Academy of Technology learned through LEGOs at High Point University this week. The second-graders took part in a LEGO Showcase, constructing catapults, creating simple machines, configuring robotic animals and recreating natural habitats and life cycles with LEGOs to enhance their understanding […]
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Professor Demonstrates Western Physical Therapy Techniques in China
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2014 – High Point University Professor Dr. Eric Hegedus, chair of the department of physical therapy, recently traveled to China to share his knowledge of injury prevention and rehabilitation with the country’s healthcare providers, coaches and competitive athletes, including Chinese Olympians. Hegedus traveled to Beijing, Nanjing and Tianjin in China […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Christian Viola Manages Territory for ADP
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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ENACTUS Club Finds Success, Opportunity in First Year
05.30.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2014 – The High Point University ENACTUS Club found success with community service in its first year on campus. ENACTUS – which stands for “entrepreneurial,” “action” and “us” – is an international nonprofit organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of […]
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Communication Students Create Strategic Marketing Campaign for High Point Community Against Violence
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2014 – Strategic communication students from High Point University created fresh, new marketing campaigns for High Point Community Against Violence (HPCAV). The students spent the past semester creating campaigns to inform the public about HPCAV’s efforts to reduce crime and make High Point a safer community. Part of a campaigns […]
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Raulston Joins Office of Communications at HPU
05.29.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 29, 2014 – High Point University recently hired Holly Raulston as Web content manager in the Office of Communications. Raulston will be responsible for managing content on the HPU website and ensuring easy navigation. She has previous experience in marketing and operations for corporate websites. “The website is the first interaction […]
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HPU Welcomes Lawson to Admissions Staff
05.23.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 23, 2014 – The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at High Point University recently hired Melissa Lawson as a weekend campus visit coordinator. Lawson works closely with potential students to ensure that they experience all HPU has to offer. She says she is excited to become part of the growing university, as […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Chelsie Skroback Establishes a Future in Communications
05.22.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Brittanie Joyner Represents AAMC in DC
05.21.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Alex Oberlander Tackles the Big Apple
05.19.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Tye Massaroni Commences Career at PricewaterhouseCoopers
05.16.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Professor Publishes Article on Christian Media
05.15.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2014 – Jim Y. Trammell, assistant professor of communication at High Point University, recently addressed the growing industry of Christian media in a recent article published in the “Journal of Religion and Popular Culture.” The article, titled “‘The Grandest, Most Compelling Story of All Time’: Dominant Themes of Christian Media […]
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Retired Faculty Honored During Annual Luncheon
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 14, 2014 – High Point University recently honored three retiring faculty and staff members who gave more than 58 years of combined service to the university during its annual Retirement Recognition Luncheon. This year’s event honored Andrea Wheless, Dr. Alberta Herron and Dr. Lisa Horne. Andrea L. Wheless came to HPU […]
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2014 Outstanding Senior is Thomasville Native Tyler Steelman
05.12.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2014 – Tyler Steelman, a Thomasville, N.C. native, was recently recognized with High Point University’s “Outstanding Senior Award” during the 2014 commencement luncheon. Steelman served as Student Government Association president at HPU during his junior and senior years after serving as a representative of SGA during his freshman and sophomore […]
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HPU Hires Bonner as Web Developer
05.9.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2014 – High Point University has recently hired Lucas Bonner to serve as a new Web developer. Bonner will be responsible for maintaining aspects of the university’s website and working on various administrative tools for the website behind the scenes. “I am excited to see what we can accomplish at […]
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Graduate Student Selected as Kenan Fellow
05.8.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2014 – Rachel Sniff, a graduate student in the School of Education at High Point University, has been selected to serve as a 2014-15 Kenan Fellow. The prestigious fellowship empowers educators to spearhead innovative teaching practices in North Carolina while remaining in their classrooms. Sniff is a seventh grade science […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Colleen Quinn Follows Her Dream to Dental School
05.7.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Spring 2014 in Review
05.6.2014
JANUARY HPU is excited to announce the arrival of two new historical figures! Welcome Sir Isaac Newton and John Coltrane! pic.twitter.com/g9dbXOwSV3 — HighPointUniversity (@HighPointU) January 3, 2014 HPU was founded in 1924 & celebrates 90 years in 2014! Use #HPUIs90 to tell us about your favorite pasttime at HPU! pic.twitter.com/cRhjE4ioeK — HighPointUniversity (@HighPointU) January 8, […]
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HPU Hires Goad as Accountant
06.6.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 6, 2014 – The Office of Financial Affairs at High Point University recently hired Rebecca Goad as senior accountant. Goad will be responsible for various accounting responsibilities, including fixed assets, grant accounting, month-end accounting close and year-end audits. Goad has previously worked for several nonprofit organizations, but she is looking forward […]
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HPU Welcomes Rucinski to IT Department
06.5.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2014 – High Point University’s information technology department recently hired Mark Rucinski as a computing support analyst. Rucinski ensures that computers on campus run efficiently to support students’ research and academic endeavors. As an expert in computer hardware, networking and servers, he is responsible for troubleshooting hardware and software issues, […]
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Jill Perry Joins IT Office at HPU
06.4.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2014 – Jill Perry was recently hired at High Point University as a business analyst in the office of information technology. Working in the business solution services unit of IT, Perry is responsible for increasing operational efficiencies within the department. This involves making sure the applications used at HPU on […]
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HPU to Test Emergency Preparedness System
In: News
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2014 – High Point University will hold a routine test for its emergency preparedness system at 4:30 p.m. today. It is standard practice for the university to test the system on the first Wednesday of each semester after classes resume. During the test, a text message, email and voice message […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Emma Silvershein Checks and Balances in NJ
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Rising Junior Receives Celia Moh Scholarship
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 2, 2014 – Kaitlin Thompson, a rising junior at High Point University and native of Asheboro, was recently selected to receive the Celia Moh Scholarship for the upcoming academic year. The scholarship will pay for full tuition, room, board, books and fees. Thompson, a home furnishings major, was selected based on academic […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Laura May Leads Nonprofit as Executive Director
05.30.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Morgan Falls Masters Public Policy
05.28.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Patient-Reported Feedback: HPU Professor, Graduate Publish Research
05.27.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 27, 2014 – High Point University physical therapy professor Dr. Alexis Wright recently published her research on hip-related patient-reported feedback in Physical Therapy Reviews, an international journal of contemporary reviews, discussion papers and editorials within physical therapy. Practicing clinicians often require questionnaires from the patient’s perspective to track their patient’s response […]
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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day
05.23.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 23, 2014 – High Point University will honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this nation by lowering all 78 flags on campus to half-staff on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. “High Point University is a God, family, and country school,” says Dr. Nido […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Taylor Renwick Forges Her Own Path
05.15.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Catie Drury Markets Major Companies
05.14.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Aunya Butler-Joyce Joins Fox 8 News
05.13.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Molly Shore Called to Camp Ministry
05.9.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Ryan Geary Gears Up for Disney
05.8.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 graduate […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Kirby Battle Hired by Top Advertising Agency
06.5.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Kyle Grusholt Heads to Law School at Chapel Hill
06.4.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Dr. Nicole Hughes Receives Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award
06.2.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 2, 2014 – Dr. Nicole Hughes, assistant professor of biology at HPU, recently received the Ridenhour Scholarly and Professional Achievement Award during the 2014 commencement ceremony. The award is presented to recognize a full-time faculty member for exemplary accomplishments in their research and creative endeavors. A world-renowned plant biologist who studies […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Kate Hensley Oversees Chamber of Commerce Communications
05.29.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Professor Publishes Article on Service Learning
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 29, 2014 – Rev. Dr. Joseph Blosser, Robert G. Culp Jr. director of service learning and assistant professor of religion and philosophy at High Point University, recently published an article, titled “Turning from the Shadows: Meno, the Cave, and the Service Learning Classroom,” in the spring 2014 volume of the Michigan […]
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History Chair Presents at International Book Fair
05.28.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 28, 2014  – Dr. Frederick C. Schneid, department chair and professor of history at High Point University, recently presented his book, “The French-Piedmontese Campaign of 1859,” at the International Book Fair in Turin, Italy. Published this spring in both English and Italian, the Historical Service of the Italian Army commissioned Schneid […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: David Mitchell Is Called to Lead at Travelers
05.27.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Meredith MacIver Builds a Future in Furniture
05.26.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Kevin Sanders Works Toward His Physics Doctorate
05.23.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Students Fight Hunger Through Social Influence
05.22.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2014 – High Point University students in Dr. Sadie Leder Elder’s Psychology of Social Influence class experienced the power of positive persuasion and influence while completing a class project that provided meals for a week to 125 students at Parkview Elementary School. Students in the class participated in an experiential […]
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Art Professor Selected for National Exhibition
05.21.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 21, 2014 – High Point University instructor of art Benita VanWinkle has been selected to show two of her photographs at the “Hue” exhibition from May 22 to June 15 at the Darkroom Gallery in Essex Junction, Vt. Out of 660 submissions, the juror selected 55 photographs for the exhibition, including […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Emily Guffey Selected by Red Ventures
05.20.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]
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Professor, Graduates Publish Research on Hip Damage
05.19.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 19, 2014 – Dr. Alexis Wright, assistant professor in the physical therapy department at High Point University, recently published her research on hip impingement in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, an international refereed research publication covering all aspects of sport science and medicine. Titled, “Radiological variables associated with […]
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Judy Isaksen Receives Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award
05.13.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2014 – Dr. Judy Isaksen, associate professor of communication at High Point University, received the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award during the 2014 commencement ceremony for her contributions to HPU. Every year since 1973, HPU has recognized a faculty member for excellence in teaching with the Meredith Clark Slane […]
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Advanced Cognition in Animals: HPU Professor’s Research at GSO Science Center Highlighted
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2014 – Research being conducted by Dr. Joanne Altman, High Point University’s director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works and professor of psychology, at the Greensboro Science Center (GSC) was recently highlighted in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Altman is leading a team of undergraduate students […]
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Class of 2014 Profile: Thomas Langford Engineers A Career in Technology
05.12.2014
With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 graduate […]
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HPU Receives NC Biotechnology Center Grant
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2014 – High Point University has been awarded an Institutional Development Grant from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBC) to support scientific research at HPU. The university will receive up to $77,186 by the NCBC, and HPU has agreed to an additional 25 percent match to purchase additional cell culture […]
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Dr. Curty Selected as Chair of NCAIE
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 8, 2014 – Dr. Craig Curty, director of the Academic Services Center at High Point University, was recently selected as Chair of the North Carolina Association of International Educators (NCAIE). In this role, Curty will serve as spokesman for the organization and oversee workshops and conferences throughout the state. He will […]
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Students, Professor Present Pop Culture Research at Conference
05.7.2014
HIGH POINT, N.C., May 7, 2014 – Two High Point University students from the Women’s and Gender Studies program recently participated in a “Cyberfeminism” panel and presented their original research at the Popular Culture/American Culture Association’s National Conference held this year in Chicago. Sam Kizer and Erin House, both minoring in Women’s and Gender Studies, […]
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