Chemistry Department Adds New Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 23, 2015 – Dr. Pamela Lundin has joined High Point University as a visiting assistant professor of chemistry. She is one of 41 new faculty members this year, 21 of which are new positions. Lundin teaches general and organic chemistry lecture and laboratory courses. She also conducts research with undergraduate students […]

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New Chemistry Professor Joins HPU Faculty

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 22, 2015 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Keir Fogarty as an assistant professor of chemistry. He is one of 41 new faculty members joining HPU this year, 22 of which are new positions. Fogarty teaches Quantitative Analysis and General Chemistry and leads undergraduate students in research. “It is a privilege […]

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Class of 2015 Outcomes: Rachel Thiets Begins Med School Journey

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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Becoming a Scholar: Undergraduate Research Helps Students Tap Their Potential

At High Point University, students immerse themselves in undergraduate research. They’ll be somewhere on or off campus, and hours slip by as they focus on what they love — or what they long to understand. They study lemurs, kill bacteria, create cutting-edge technology or slip into a white bee suit. They see themselves as scientists and […]

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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 Outcomes: Nicole Giordano Selected for FDA Fellowship

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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Fueling the Future: At Marathon Oil, Alumnus Improves Environmental Efficiency

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES Dan Short, a 2010 alumnus of High Point University, is making a big impact on the future of the fuel and automotive industries as a fuel technologist at Marathon Petroleum Company. A native of Cambridge, Md., Short received a B.S. in mathematics from HPU with minors in both chemistry and […]

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HPU Welcomes Wommack to Chemistry Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 12, 2014 – Dr. Andrew Wommack was recently hired as an assistant professor of chemistry at High Point University. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Wommack will assist in the development and communication of the organic chemistry curriculum and undergraduate research program. Wommack holds a doctorate from Boston College and performed […]

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HPU Welcomes Srougi as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 – Melissa Srougi recently joined the faculty of High Point University as an assistant professor of biochemistry in the Chemistry Department. Srougi, a Toledo, Ohio, native, will teach biochemistry and chemistry courses and labs as well as perform independent research with undergraduate students. Her research focuses on cancer biology […]

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Blackledge Joins HPU Chemistry Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Meghan Blackledge as the new assistant professor of chemistry. Blackledge received her doctorate from Duke University and will work with undergraduate students on research as well as teach undergraduate chemistry courses, including general chemistry, organic chemistry and physical and analytical biochemistry lab. Blackledge […]

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Class of 2014 Outcomes: Laura Fritts Works Toward Doctoral Degree

With a successful 2014 Commencement Ceremony 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 […]

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HPU Receives NC Biotechnology Center Grant

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 12, 2014 – High Point University has been awarded an Institutional Development Grant from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NCBC) to support scientific research at HPU. The university will receive up to $77,186 by the NCBC, and HPU has agreed to an additional 25 percent match to purchase additional cell culture […]

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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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A Solid Foundation in the Sciences

The volume of students studying undergraduate sciences at High Point University is growing rapidly. Exercise science is now the third largest major on campus, with biology ranking No. 5. To foster that growth, graduate degree programs in fields such as physical therapy, physician assistant studies and pharmacy are in development, and new teacher-scholars, including department […]

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Augustine Hired as Department of Chemistry Chair

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 27, 2013 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Brian Augustine as the new chair for the Department of Chemistry. Augustine will teach undergraduate chemistry courses and work closely with faculty in chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics and health science programs to coordinate undergraduate research experiences, internships and other hands-on opportunities for students […]

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HPU Offers New Major In Biochemistry

High Point University is now offering students a way to further their science education by offering a new major in biochemistry. The biochemistry bachelor’s degree program, implemented at the start of the fall 2009 semester, qualifies students to attend graduate school in a biochemistry program, and prepares them for a range of opportunities in industrial employment, professional schools and high school teaching.

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