Students Present at Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 21, 2015 – High Point University students in biology, chemistry and physics presented their research at the HPU Summer Undergraduate Research Program in the Sciences (SuRPS) Final Symposium on July 16. Hundreds of HPU students applied for 25 spots in this eight-week research program. Each student spent the summer researching a […]

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Class of 2015 Profile: Amanda Szymanski Hired by Duke Medical Center

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 2015 Profile: Taylor McAuliffe Works Toward Juris Doctor

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 2015 Profile: Andrea Baellow Confirms Her Future in Athletic Training

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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Students Receive Awards at Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2015 – Thirteen students from High Point University presented their hard work and research along with faculty mentors at the seventh annual Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium, held at Campbell University. During the symposium, students not only presented their research in oral and poster sessions, but also had the opportunity […]

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Students Present as Scholars at Third Annual Research Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 28, 2015 – Knee injury prevention. Norwegian prisons. Poetry as a healing mechanism. Kinesthetic learning techniques. A bee apiary. Hippotherapy. Lemurs using tablets. These projects and dozens more were recently showcased at the third annual High Point University Research and Creative Works Symposium (High-PURCS). The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative […]

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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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