Professor Receives Grant from NIH to Research Knee Injury Risk Factors in Young Athletes

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 5, 2013 – Dr. Kevin Ford, director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory and associate professor of physical therapy at High Point University, has received a prestigious grant from National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct athletic injury prevention […]

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Apple Co-Founder Joins HPU Communication Advisory Board

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 4, 2013 – Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-Founder and creator of the first personal computer, has joined the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication Advisory Board at High Point University. The communication major has become the second most popular major at the university. The program added several new tracks of study including […]

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Students, Faculty and Staff Participate in Inaugural Graduate School Research Symposium

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 31, 2013 – Several graduate and undergraduate students, as well as faculty and staff from High Point University, recently had the opportunity to attend the Inaugural Graduate School Research Symposium in the Wilson Ballroom on campus. The event was held as part of the Norcross Graduate School Graduate Student Appreciation Week. […]

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Rising Senior Teaching in the Czech Republic

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2013 – Teaching students in the Czech Republic is an experience Eugenia Copeland never would have imagined doing, until now. The rising senior is interning at the Beskydy Mountain Academy, a four-year university preparatory school. As part of the internship, Copeland – a music major – is working with students, […]

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Psychology Students Apply Lessons of Giving Outside of the Classroom

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 30, 2013 – High Point University psychology students put what they learn in the classroom into action. Students in Dr. Sadie Leder’s Introduction to Psychology class collected supplies for local elementary school classrooms and created thank you cards for members of the U.S. military, just in time for Memorial Day. Leder, […]

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School of Education Hosts LEGO Day for Local Students, Parents and Teachers

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 29, 2013 – High Point University’s School of Education will host an additional LEGO Showcase event from 1 to 5 p.m. on June 22. Teachers, parents and elementary students are invited to attend. The Showcases invite local teachers and elementary students to experience, learn and participate in LEGO learning projects, robotics […]

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Students Travel to Italy to Study Art from the Masters

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 28, 2013 – It is home to some of the greatest works by the masters like Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci; buildings that are pieces of art themselves like the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Colosseum; and inspiring landmarks including the Spanish steps and Pompeii. This summer, High Point University […]

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Communication Students to Receive Unprecedented Access to the Entertainment Industry

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 17, 2013 – High Point University recently became the first academic chapter of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS). The society is the entertainment industry’s premier information and networking forum, and is comprised of West Coast executives from the broadcast and cable networks, stations, studios, talent and management companies, advertisers, […]

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High Point Nonprofits to Use Marketing Campaigns Developed by HPU Students

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 13, 2013 – Two High Point nonprofits plan to implement marketing campaigns developed by High Point University strategic communication students this summer. The students met with leaders at The Youth Network and Sisters Helping Sisters multiple times over the semester to determine what needed to create successful campaigns and generate exposure […]

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Class Project Adds to Exhibit at High Point Museum

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 10, 2013 – A High Point University oral history project leaves a living memory for the community, as part of an exhibit at the High Point Museum. Students in the “Community and Literature: Our Stories, Ourselves” course created a digital book and recorded interviews that document the creation and evolution of […]

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‘Campus Chronicle’ Receives First Place from American Scholastic Press Association

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2013 – High Point University’s student newspaper, The Campus Chronicle, was recently awarded first place in the 2013 American Scholastic Press Association’s Annual Review and Contest Awards. Chronicle editor-in-chief Steven Haller notes that the newspaper has undergone major changes throughout the last two years, including format, design and content. Those […]

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Interior Design Seniors Meet Celebrity Designer

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 9, 2013 – Graduating seniors from High Point University’s interior design and home furnishings major had the opportunity to celebrate their success with celebrity designer, Libby Langdon. Langdon is best known for starring on “HGTV” and “Design Invasion.” She will soon launch a new show on NBC called “Daykeover with Libby […]

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