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SPS Trip to Watch Hidden Figures

Several HPU students and faculty in the physics, math/computer science, and biology departments went to a private screening of Hidden Figures sponsored by Business and Professional Women (BPW) of the Triad. The event started off with a panel discussion focusing on current opportunities and challenges for women in STEM professions, led by NC Triad professionals […]

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Dr. Ruth Chabay and Dr. Bruce Sherwood Join HPU Physics Department

Drs. Ruth Chabay and Bruce Sherwood, authors of the book Matter & Interactions and developers of the 3D graphics Python module VPython, moved to Hight Point. Dr. Chabay is Distinguished Professor in Residence and is teaching the calculus-based physics sequence, PHY 2010/2020. Dr. Sherwood collaborates on authoring and computational physics projects. Both of them participate […]

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HPU SPS Receives 2016 Outstanding Chapter Award

For the second year in a row, our SPS chapter has been recognized as an “Outstanding Chapter” by the SPS National Council. Selection was based on the level of SPS activities conducted by our chapter in areas such as research, outreach, tutoring, involvement in physics meetings, providing social interactions for chapter members, and participation in […]

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