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Asbury Music Alumnus Receives Grammy Nomination

November 29, 2022 — Dr. Shawn Okpebholo ’03, the Jonathan Blanchard professor of composition and music theory at Wheaton College-Conservatory of Music (Ill.), recently received a Grammy nomination for Best Classical Vocal Solo Album for Lord, How Come Me Here?

Eye Surgeons Cast Vision of Hope with New Microscope

November 22, 2022 — On November 17, Sam Powdrill and Dr. Stan Pletcher from EyeMobil Innovations spoke to the Asbury community about their new EPIC II Operating Microscope, which provides ophthalmologists with a portable microscope that makes the cure to cataract blindness accessible to the most remote parts of the globe.

N.T. Wright to Speak at Asbury

November 15, 2022 — On Wednesday, November 16, at 7:30 p.m., renowned theologian N.T. Wright will speak in Hughes Auditorium as part of Asbury Theological Seminary’s centennial celebration.

Asbury Professor Publishes New Book on Youth Ministry and Culture

October 17, 2022 — Dr. Brian Hull, professor of pastoral and Christian ministries at Asbury University, co-wrote a new book, Youth Ministry as Mission: A Conversation About Theology and Culture, with Dr. Patrick Mays, professor of Christian ministry and campus pastor at LeTourneau University. Kregel Publishing launched the book in July of 2022.