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HPU SPS Named Outstanding Chapter

Our HPU chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) received an Outstanding SPS Chapter Award for the 2014-2015 academic year. Awardees are selected based on the depth and breadth of activities conducted by the chapter. We are very proud of our students’ accomplishments and leadership.

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Dr. Fiser Receives a Patent

Congratulations to Dr. Fiser, who was recently awarded her second U.S. patent in the area of biophysics. This patent focuses on work she has done to help facilitate measurements of the properties of fluids in the human body (e.g., how well a patient’s blood is clotting). You can read the patent title and abstract below. […]

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Zack Hutchens Launches High Altitude Balloon

Incoming physics major, Zack Hutchens, launched a weather balloon to detect and count muons as a function of altitude. Zack will graduate from the early college program at Davidson County Community College in May 2016 and will join the Department of Physics High Point University in Fall 2016. Zack employed two geiger counters (with lead shielding), […]

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