Physics at High Point University


General Resources

Summer research opportunities

SPS (Society of Physics students)

HPU Jobs and grad school announcements


--We hosted the Fall Meeting of SPS Zone 5 on November 16-17, 2012.

The Theme was “Physics in everyday life.”

Highlights of the meeting were:

  1. BulletA plenary speaker from the animation industry to discuss physics used in animated films.

  2. BulletInvited presentations from physicists in various industries such as optics, microelectronics, and nanotechnology.

  3. BulletUndergraduate research poster sessions

  4. BulletFood, fun, and professional networking.

  5. BulletWorkshops on doing high-speed photography and building your own wireless speaker system with a modulated laser.

--We hosted seminar speakers in medical physics, nuclear physics, and astrophysics.

--We took a trip to the Natural Science Center in Greensboro.

2012 Events

2013 Events

--Fall picnic to welcome freshman physics majors.

--Monthly meetings.

--Two seminar speakers in the Fall and two seminar speakers in the Spring.

--Fall demo show for HP Boys and Girls Club and Spring science fair for homeschool and private school kids.

--Undergraduate research conferences.