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Asbury Announces Computer Science Major

April 3, 2024 — Beginning in Fall 2024, Asbury University students will have the option to major in Computer Science within the Shaw School of Sciences, with new programming that emphasizes relevant technical skills for competitive and high demand fields combined with a robust liberal arts educational foundation.

Asbury Announces Kentucky Outdoor Institute

April 1, 2024 — Offering programming for the public and Asbury community, the Kentucky Outdoor Institute (KOI) at Asbury University is an educational enterprise focused on growing individuals and teams in and through outdoor and adventure experiences.

Asbury University and University of Kentucky Announce Nursing Education Partnership

January 11, 2024 — Asbury University and the University of Kentucky College of Nursing are pleased to announce a dual enrollment agreement for students to complete both an Asbury bachelor’s degree and, after transferring to UK with preferred admission to UK College of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in under five years, meeting a direct need for highly qualified nurses in the state of Kentucky and beyond.    

Asbury Science Students Receive Top Scores for Research Presentations

December 14, 2023 — Among a field of more than 600 students and professional scientists from across the state, seven Asbury University students in the Shaw School of Sciences recently received top scores for research presentations given at the Kentucky Academy of Science’s 2023 Annual Meeting November 3-4 at Northern Kentucky University.

Asbury and the Space Program

December 13, 2023 — Before NASA existed, Carol Sue Ray ’67 helped her father Dr. J. Paul Ray ’39 gather data on what is now the Asbury University soccer field (formerly the baseball field) for the Naval Research Laboratory’s “Operation Moonwatch” program.

Asbury Science Students Conduct Summer Research

July 18, 2023 — This summer, Asbury students in the Shaw School of Sciences continue to conduct research and get hands-on experience through internship opportunities across the U.S. Students in the Shaw Student Research Internship Program conduct research under the supervision of science professors: Ewing Wiley ’24, Katherine Stanley ’24, and Sara Brewer ’24.