Professor Co-Authors Publication on Pain-Related Disability

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2014 – Dr. Kelly Curtis, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, co-authored a recent publication entitled, “Accuracy of the Modified Somatic Perception Questionnaire and Pain Disability Index in the Detection of Malingered Pain-Related Disability in Chronic Pain,” which will appear in the forthcoming issue of The Clinical Neuropsychologist. […]

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Professor Produces Animations for PBS Digital Studios

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 4, 2014 – Brad Lambert, assistant professor of new media at High Point University, recently worked on a Web series produced for PBS Digital Studios. The series, called “Pancake Mountain,” is a children’s show that combines music, puppets, animation and sketch comedy. Lambert contributed animation and music to the series. The […]

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Senior Honored for Community Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 3, 2014 – High Point University senior Stefanie Vorleiter was recently honored with the 2014 Community Impact Student Award by North Carolina Campus Compact. The award recognizes students with outstanding leadership and service qualities. Vorleiter, an international business major from New Bern, is one of 18 students across the state to […]

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November’s Extraordinary Leaders Go the Extra Mile

HPU senior Patti Suchan, who believes that education should go above and beyond the confines of the classroom, is one of November’s Extraordinary Leaders. The other is senior Matthew Burns, who feels an extraordinary education should equip individuals with the skills to make a positive impact in both their profession and community. Both of November’s […]

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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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HPU Poll: Positive Ratings for Clintons and G. W. Bush in NC; Most Potential 2016 Presidential Candidates Not Well-Known

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2014 – The next presidential election is two years away, but already many are talking about who may run or have influence over its outcome. When it comes to major political figures who have either served as president, may run for president or may influence voters in some way, the […]

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Sophomore Presents Research at Physical Therapy Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 20, 2014 – High Point University sophomore Laura Santiago recently presented research on the diagnostic accuracy of various medical imaging services at the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association annual conference, held in Greensboro. Santiago’s research seeks to advise clinicians and improve patient care by identifying which medical imaging technologies would be […]

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HPU/News & Record Poll: North Carolinians Say U.S. Should Take Active Role Against Threats Like Ebola and ISIS

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 19, 2014 – The HPU Poll finds majorities of North Carolinians believe the United States should take an active role in addressing threats like the spread of the Ebola virus and the expansion of the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State in a world they see as increasingly dangerous […]

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Alumnus Banks on Career with FDIC

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES High Point University 2009 graduate Matt Boswell is leading a life of success and significance with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in Charlotte, N.C. As a Financial Institution Examiner at the FDIC for five years now, Boswell evaluates the overall financial condition and risk profile of banks, identifies concerns […]

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HPU Welcomes Pope as Learning Excellence Specialist

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 12, 2014 – The Department of Academic Development at High Point University recently hired Kim Pope as a learning excellence specialist. In her position, Pope teaches Foundations for Academic Success while also serving as a mentor for students to help them successfully navigate their college experience. She draws on her extensive […]

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Updates in the Sciences

The sciences at High Point University are growing rapidly. As HPU gears up to launch new physician assistant, pharmacy and physical therapy programs, the departments of biology, chemistry and physics are also expanding to meet a growing need for science professionals. In the past two years, physics has split off to become its own department; […]

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