HPU Students and Faculty Conduct Compelling Summer Research

From left to right are senior Ashley King; Dr. Meghan Blackledge, associate professor of chemistry; and senior Maggie Mauer conducting research in High Point University’s Wanek School of Natural Sciences this summer. Blackledge helps her students examine biofilms as a part of their summer research project. Research topics range from if a person who had […]

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HPU Faculty and Students Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 26, 2021 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of recent research initiatives. Pharmacy Student Margaret Deming Receives Jim Brown Award Margaret Deming, a fourth-year student in HPU’s Fred Wilson School of […]

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HPU Faculty and Students Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 12, 2021 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of recent research initiatives. Dr. Brett Pexa Awarded Grant to Perform Research into Surfing Equipment Dr. Brett Pexa, assistant professor of athletic training, […]

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HPU Students, Faculty and Staff Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 24, 2020 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of recent research initiatives. HPU Counselor to Present at National Conference Dr. Brenden Hargett, clinical counselor in HPU’s Office of Counseling, was selected […]

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Inside Look: The Wanek School of Natural Sciences

Transformation is an integral part of High Point University’s growth mindset. The Wanek School of Natural Sciences reflects the amazing growth the university has experienced in recent years. The $65 million, 128,000-square-foot facility opened this fall and features four stories of innovative lab and classroom space, as well as the Culp Planetarium. Students in biology, […]

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Faculty Receive a Nearly $300,000 NSF Grant for Equipment

From left to right are Dr. Pamela Lundin, Dr. Andrew Wommack and Dr. Meghan Blackledge. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2019 – High Point University’s Drs. Pamela Lundin, Andrew Wommack and Meghan Blackledge, all assistant professors of chemistry, received a $299,500 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program. The grant money will […]

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Students and Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2019 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month. HPU Student Receives Innovation Achievement Award Christian Porter, a rising sophomore and entrepreneurship major at HPU, […]

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Class of 2019: Molly Hulver Pursues Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Although commencement is just around the corner, High Point University graduates are already 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 […]

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HPU Professor Receives Two Chemistry Grants from the National Science Foundation

The first grant helps better understand exercise-induced stress on cellular function and the second grant focuses on how plants react to stressors. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 17, 2018 – The National Science Foundation has awarded a High Point University chemistry professor with two grants to continue student-run laboratory research and course development. Dr. Andrew Wommack, […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Theatre Faculty, Student Perform in New York Members of the HPU Department of Theatre and Dance recently participated in the Broadway Bound Play Festival in New York City. Their play, “The […]

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Class of 2018 Outcomes: 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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