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Meet the Expert: Dr. Duk Lee

August 2, 2015 — When Asbury University alumni return to campus for Reunion, one of the things they say goes something like, “When I came to class, I knew I wasn’t just another student to my professor. He knew me, he challenged me, and I’m better at what I do now because he knew what he was talking about.” In an ongoing web series this fall, Asbury will feature just a few of the faculty at Asbury who are making a difference in both their subject areas and their classrooms.

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Meet the Expert: Emily Walsh ’98

August 1, 2015 — Management and accounting are disciplines often associated with corporate culture and secular values. Asbury University Assistant Professor Emily Walsh’s perspective on these subjects is both deeply spiritual and universally practical.

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Meet the Expert: Dr. Ben Brammell

August 1, 2015 — In the world of higher education, there is often a sharp distinction made between schools with “teaching” faculty and schools with “research” faculty. At Asbury University, Biology Professor Dr. Ben Brammell is making such differences “statistically insignificant.” Brammell’s research involves gauging the impact of aquatic environmental contaminants by measuring changes in fish communities in Kentucky’s waterways. With student participation, Brammell combines high-tech methods, such as real-time PCR to measure levels of mRNA expression in aquatic animals, with old-fashioned legwork in the creeks and streams near Asbury’s Wilmore, Ky. campus.

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Asbury Origami: A Tutorial

August 1, 2015 — For Asbury University Math Professor Duk Lee, origami is both art and science, an exercise in patience and a celebration of beauty (see related article in the Summer 2012 issue of the Ambassador magazine). To try your hand at origami, choose one of the paths below.

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Meet the Expert: Barry Blair

August 1, 2015 — Asbury University Assistant Professor Barry Blair is a good listener... a very, very good listener. “A lot of it is having nice equipment,” he said, looking around the fully equipped audio suite in Asbury’s new, $12.6-million, state-of-the-art Miller Center for Communication Arts. “But there’s still a lot that depends on practice and having a good ear. Blair is developing both in a group of students engaged in Asbury’s newest undergraduate Communication Arts emphasis, Audio Production.

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Meet the Expert: Dr. Kevin Anderson

August 1, 2015 — From the beginning of his professional academic career, Dr. Kevin Anderson, an associate professor in Asbury University’s Christian Studies and Philosophy Department, has balanced intellectual inquiry with a sensitive awareness of his students’ personal experiences concerning the Biblical concepts on which he teaches.