Dixon Joins HPU as Laboratory Manager

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 15, 2016 – High Point University hired Luke Dixon as a laboratory manager in the Department of Biology. Dixon is responsible for managing introductory laboratory classrooms and courses. He ensures they are organized and adequately provisioned, and oversees maintenance of the equipment students use. He also conducts the safety training of […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Dillon O’Gorman Recruits New Talent

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Christian Flamman Generates Leads in NYC

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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Revamped MBA Goes Global, Unveiling the “Human Side of Business”

Two hours before daybreak, in his home office minutes from High Point University, Dr. Tjai Nielsen began. For months, he’d write, brainstorm and write some more. Nielsen ended up retooling the school’s MBA program centering on applied knowledge and practical experience. He dropped four courses, added six new ones and created two tracks emphasizing global […]

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Alumni Profile: Tuning Up for NASCAR

READ MORE ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES It’s that time of year when engines rev and NASCAR season kicks into gear again. Drivers, pit crews, officials and admins will travel down to Daytona this weekend to compete in the first of many races in the Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series. Ken Breath will fly […]

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HPU Professor Gives Invited Talk at National Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 5, 2016 – High Point University assistant professor of psychology, Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, was recently invited to give a talk titled, “It was the Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times; Successfully Navigating Life as an Early Career Psychologist” at the teaching pre-conference of the 17th annual Society […]

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Faculty Profile: Crafting Future Political Leaders

Insightful, charismatic, humorous – three words that describe the political expert that High Point University students call their professor. His name is Dr. Brandon Lenoir, one of HPU’s newest professors in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, but you’d never know he’s new by his interaction with his students. They hang onto his every […]

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The HPU Poll: Putting Public Opinion into Perspective

Kelsy Underwood didn’t like answering the phone. She’d tell you that. She was “pretty shy,” and she used few words in conversation. But there she was, her first stint in the university’s Survey Research Center, slipping on a pair of headphones and calling someone she didn’t even know. She came for her Surveys and Sampling […]

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Professor Presents Research on Experiential Learning at Conference

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 29, 2016 – Dr. Sadie Leder-Elder, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, recently presented at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP) conference Jan. 3 – 8 in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Her poster titled, “Teaching Psychology through Social Action: Even a Done-in-a-Day Activity Can Make a Difference,” […]

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Professor Shares Research, Takes Leadership Role at Association Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 27, 2016 – Dr. Christopher Lootens, assistant professor of psychology at High Point University, attended the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in Chicago, where he presented research and accepted a new leadership role as the president of the ABCT Special Interest Group for Teaching Clinical Psychology. […]

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NIH Features Pharmacy Professor’s Paper

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 26, 2016 – The National Institutes of Health featured a research paper about a new treatment for addiction authored by Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor of pharmacy at High Point University. The paper, titled “High Affinity Dopamine D3 Receptor (D3R)-Selective Antagonists Attenuate Heroin Self-Administration in Wild-Type but not D3R Knockout Mice,” […]

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Chadwell Joins HPU Library Team

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 22, 2016 – High Point University hired Amy Chadwell as the Smith Library media and digital services librarian. Chadwell oversees the media lab at Smith Library and helps students and faculty with creating multimedia presentations. “I’m excited to work with HPU students on creative assignments involving emerging technology,” says Chadwell. “It […]

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Students, Faculty Present Research at Major Astronomy Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2016 – High Point University students Thomas Boudreaux, Rodrigo Catalan and Alan Vasquez, and Brad Barlow, assistant professor of astrophysics, gave presentations at the 227th meeting of the American Astronomical Society on Jan. 5-8. The meeting is the largest national gathering of astronomers, with more than 3,000 in attendance this […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Nathan Cheung Manages Trading Desk in Texas

Recent December graduates of High Point University 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 senior from the Class […]

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Three Students Perform with NC Opera

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2016 – Three High Point University music majors have joined the chorus for an upcoming production by North Carolina Opera. Jay Card, James Austin Porzenski and Laura Hutchins will perform in Tchaikovsky’s opera “Eugene Onegin,” to be presented in concert at 3 p.m. on Jan. 24 at Meymandi Auditorium in […]

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Class of 2016 Profile: Stephanie Bellisario Secures Position with Lincoln Financial

It may be early in the semester, but Commencement will be here before we know it. Many High Point University seniors 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 […]

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HPU Physical Therapy Professor Tapped for Two Research Awards

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 15, 2016 – Dr. Kevin Ford, associate professor of physical therapy and director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory at High Point University, is the recipient of two prestigious awards for manuscripts he co-authored. Ford has earned the 2016 Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Clinical Research Award and the […]

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