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Six Physics Majors Graduate in the 2017 Class

Graduation is always bittersweet. It’s bitter because we say goodbye to our “kids” and sweet because we celebrate their character and scholarly work that made all of us better. The 2017 class of physics majors is: Keisha Daughtry Luis Royo Romero Matt Iczkowski Simeon Simeonides Ryan Hegedus Eugene Filik Godspeed.

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Dr. Barlow Wins 2017 Ridenhour Award

Congratulations to Dr. Brad Barlow who received High Point University’s 2017 Ridenhour Award for Scholarly and Professional Achievement. His accomplishments in research and dedication to student research were recognized by faculty who voted to give Dr. Barlow the award.

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Dr. Fiser Receives Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr. Briana Fiser, who received an Exemplary Teacher Award from the United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry’s Division of Higher Education. This award was one of only three awards given to HPU faculty for the 2016-2017 academic year. Dr. Fiser’s work in creating and teaching a one credit year-long course for […]

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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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2016 Graduating Class

The 2015-2016 graduating class in physics is: Hallie Stidham Jake Brooks Rodrigo Catalan Hurtado Junjie Liao Matthew Carnaghi Nick Kasle Zachary Vacco Seven graduates is at the 70th percentile among 500 bachelor’s only physics degree programs in the U.S. At our annual Awards Day event, during which we recognize graduating seniors and hand out awards […]

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High-Speed Videos

A number of high-speed videos were recorded by Dr. Martin DeWitt and physics majors at High Point University during the 2016 demonstration show by physics majors to participants at the Piedmont Triad Science Fair for Non-Public Schools. Videos were recorded during the demonstration show and played back for the audience.         Balloon On […]

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