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Undergraduate Research Profile: Athletic Training & ACL Injuries

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Andrea Baellow, an athletic training major, shares her experiences performing undergraduate research on the relation of the hip to ACL injuries and their prevalence in younger females. Her experiential education at High Point University was supported by the state of the art Human Biomechanics & Physiology Lab, where she could apply what she has learned […]

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Graduate Publishes Research on Apologies and Forgiveness

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 22, 2014 – Monica Johnson, a 2014 graduate of High Point University, recently published research she completed during her time in the Psychology program. Her article on apologies and forgiveness was one of 18 projects included in Explorations, The Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities for the State of North […]

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Students Share Research at Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 11, 2014 – Students at High Point University shared their research at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Symposium, held Nov. 22 at North Carolina State University. The students who presented their research were Sarah Dorrell, Curran Tayla, Katelyn Long, Sarah Patterson, Sydney Knoechel, Caitlin Ferguson and Amanda […]

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Sophomore Receives Prestigious Grant

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2014 – High Point University sophomore Mollie McKinley was awarded the George Barthalmus Undergraduate Research grant on Nov. 22. After competing with college sophomores across the state, she received the grant to help further her research on Mary Wroth’s “Pamphilia to Amphilanthus,” which is a series of sonnets Wroth wrote […]

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Student Studies Stereotypes of Women in 17th Century Literature

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 21, 2014 – Sarah Patterson, senior at High Point University, recently presented a research paper at the 40th Annual Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts, a national conference for scholars working in literature. The conference was held at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. Patterson’s paper titled, “The Murderous Libertines […]

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Sophomore Presents Heart Monitor Research at TECHCON Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 – Simeon Simeonides, a sophomore Physics major at High Point University, joined the nation’s top scholars and industry leaders to share his research at Semiconductor Research Corporation’s TECHCON conference. Held Sept. 7-9 in Austin, Texas, the conference showcased the forefront of semiconductor research by undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students. Simeonides […]

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Student Joins Team Researching Personal Heart Monitors

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 9, 2014 – Rising High Point University sophomore Simeon Simeonides is part of a research team working to develop personal heart monitors that can help determine heart health and possibly predict heart attacks. Simeonides was selected as an undergraduate researcher at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering this summer. He’s […]

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Students Present Research at Sports Medicine Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2014 – High Point University students and professors recently presented their research at the prestigious American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla. A group of five professors and 11 students from the HPU School of Health Sciences presented original research at the conference to an international audience […]

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HPU Researchers: Parenting Behavior and Gender Differences Impact Child’s Adjustment to College

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 13, 2014 – Dr. Kirsten Li-Barber, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, recently presented her research on gender differences in parenting college-aged children at the 26th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention in San Francisco, Calif. Li-Barber’s research, titled, “Gender Differences in Perceived Parenting Behavior and Its Relation to […]

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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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Junior Awarded ‘Best Undergraduate Essay’

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 3, 2014 – High Point University junior Tina Burchette was recently awarded the 2013 prize for Best Undergraduate Essay by the Margaret Atwood Society for her paper titled, “The Split Self in Atwood’s ‘Miss July Grows Older’.” The essay was the product of an undergraduate research project, and it analyzed a […]

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Senior Scholar Succeeds in Overcoming Autism

High Point University senior Sam Kizer is already making a name for himself in his chosen field. The communication major will present research at his second professional conference this spring, is working on writing a book chapter with his faculty mentor and has already been accepted to graduate school. To those at HPU who know […]

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Junior’s Research Presented at Professional Psychology Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 21, 2014 – High Point University psychology major Ashlee Branch recently had her research presented at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) conference held in Austin, Texas. Branch’s presentation, entitled “Beauty and the Billionaire: Evolutionary Psychology and Risk Regulation as Predictors of Partner Preference,” examines why people may […]

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HPU Sciences Join Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 14, 2014 – High Point University recently joined the nanomanufacturing consortium at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) in Greensboro. The consortium is a collaborative project with different schools and industry in the Triad, focused on preparing students to conduct basic and advanced research. It is located in a […]

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Senior’s Research Published in International Journal

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 12, 2014 – High Point University senior Jenny Silk recently had a research article published in the international scientific journal, “Lipid Technology.” Silk, first author on the paper, worked with Dr. James Smoliga, associate professor of physiology. For the paper, Silk collected and reviewed research regarding the potential health benefits of […]

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Physics Major Discovers New Pulsating Star

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2014 – Junior physics major Stephen Vultaggio recently presented his discovery of a new Rapidly-Pulsating Hot Subdwarf Star at the 223rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in Washington, D.C. Hot Subdwarf Stars are rare types of stars that have had their outer atmospheric layers stripped off, so astronomers […]

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