Class of 2018 Profile: Gina Botsko Makes Medical School Her Next Move

Name: Gina Botsko Hometown: Hendersonville, Tennessee Major: Botsko will graduate on May 5 with a B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Health and a minor in Psychology. Post-graduation plans: Botsko plans to attend graduate school at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, Tennessee. How HPU helped you get there: “In […]

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Class of 2018 Profile: HPU Scholar Rebecca Ulrich Selects a Graduate School

Name: Rebecca Ulrich Hometown: Troutman, North Carolina Major: Ulrich will graduate on May 5 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Physics. Post-graduation plans: After being accepted to eight graduate schools, Ulrich plans to attend the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, where she will earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry. How HPU helped you get […]

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Creating a Community of Scholars

This story is featured in the Fall 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU’sResearch Rookies program engages new students as scholars. When Deanna Lee came from Arizona to study at High Point University, she didn’t think of herself as a scholarly researcher. But before her senior year arrived, she had a list of research […]

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Summer Scholars Present Research at Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 31, 2017 – Caroline Dau, a rising senior at High Point Central High School, stood beside a poster that displayed her summer research and confidently explained the discoveries she’s made as a Draelos Scholar at High Point University. Dau knew that she had an interest in chemistry when she applied for […]

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Students Study Animal Behavior in South Africa

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 15, 2017 – Meerkats, elephants and penguins. What do these animals have in common? Each one has been studied by High Point University students as part of a Maymester course in South Africa. HPU Global Experience programs, also known as “Maymesters,” are short-term study abroad opportunities that allow students to fulfill […]

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Students Share Research at Statewide Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2016 – High Point University students shared their research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on Nov. 5 at North Carolina Central University in Durham. Their participation was sponsored by HPU’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works. “At HPU, we encourage students to get […]

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August’s Extraordinary Leader: Learning the Human Side of Research

Rebecca Ulrich always wears her hot-pink lab glasses in Congdon Hall’s Room 352. She can lose herself for hours. She’ll be doing experiments listening to her “Hymns for Hipsters” playlist on Spotify knowing that research is her future and her future involves helping the health-starved poor. She saw it firsthand in Uganda and South Africa, […]

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Senior Conducts Research at Smithsonian Natural History Museum

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 21, 2016 – High Point University biology major Elizabeth Reardon is studying the DNA of different bird species this summer as she interns at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Reardon, a rising senior from East Sandwich, Massachusetts, is part of a 10-week program for undergraduates called the […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Rianna Riveros Sets Her Sights on Counseling

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: Lauren Rubenstein Attends Grad School

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: Jessie Drew Counsels in Rhode Island

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: Tyler Wilson Conducts Research in New York

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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This Month in Photos: June 2016

The High Point University campus is buzzing with activity. From the second-annual STEM Camp, Think Big Grants, Summer Experience, research projects and more, see a glimpse of what happened on campus this month.  

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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: Rebecca Dornan Seeks Clinical Counseling Career

With Commencement just around the corner, High Point University seniors 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 senior from the Class […]

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Students Present Research at Fourth Annual Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 18, 2016 – High Point University’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works continued their tradition of showcasing HPU student’s research projects at the fourth annual High-PURCS. This event brought together more than 130 students from various majors to present research to fellow students, faculty and staff. The projects that students […]

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