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.
Science & Health Department News
October 26, 2022 — Three current students and two recent graduates from Asbury University participated in the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover at the Kentucky Horse Park on October 12-15 under the leadership of trainer and coach Jessica Hayes. They were joined by trainers, groomers, and coaches from around the nation.
October 21, 2022 — In August, Dr. Ben Brammell, professor of biology at Asbury University, published research findings in the journal Herpetological Conservation and Biology. Coauthors included four Asbury University undergraduates (Florene Bell ’19, Angie Flores Madrid ’19, Chi Jing Leow ’20, Dr. Ronald Sams ’17), an Asbury alumnus (Dr. Kenton Sena ’12, University of Kentucky), as well as collaborators Dr. Thomas Maigret (University of Kentucky) and Dr. David Peyton (Morehead State University).
October 5, 2022 — Asbury's Equine Assisted Services major combines horse husbandry and human health services and therapies, putting students at the forefront of an innovative new field that addresses the unique needs humans are facing in a modern world.
September 16, 2022 — Pulling from a range of distinguished academic careers, Asbury University welcomes 11 new faculty members to start the 2022-23 academic year who will further propel the university forward with academic excellence.
August 30, 2022 — This summer, Asbury University’s equine trainer-in-residence Jesse Westfall earned a Top 10 placement in the Horse&Rider Trainer of the Year competition, hosted by the Equine Network.
June 24, 2022 — Asbury University is launching a new degree for Fall 2022, Equine Assisted Services (EAS).
March 4, 2022 — Nearly a year and a half after the start of construction on Asbury University’s newest building project, a name unveiling ceremony paid homage to the generous donors who made the $26 million dollar facility a reality.
November 23, 2021 — Two Asbury students, Rebecca Piche and Alex Whitaker, won second place at the Kentucky Academy of Science’s annual research competition.
November 16, 2021 — Today, Asbury University welcomes chemist, Dr. James Tour, for a special two-day visit to discuss the importance of the integration of faith and science.