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Transylvania ranked as one of nation’s best colleges by The Princeton Review 7/28/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University is listed in The Princeton Review’s The Best 371 Colleges, a ranking that includes the top 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges. “We...[more]
Seventeen professors from across the country will participate in Transylvania’s fourth annual seminar on liberal education 7/23/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University, an early leader in liberal arts education, will host the fourth annual faculty seminar titled Twenty-first Century Liberal Education: A Contested Concept, July...[more]
Transylvania announces molecular biologist and geneticist Sean B. Carroll as fall Kenan Lecture speaker 7/21/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—“Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species” will be Sean B. Carroll’s topic when he presents Transylvania University’s Kenan...[more]
Transylvania’s last orientation and registration for the class of 2013 is Saturday, July 18 7/16/09
2009-10 Student Orientation Leaders LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University welcomes members of the class of 2013 to campus Saturday, July 18, for the final student orientat...[more]
Transy’s student newspaper names new editor, staff 7/15/09
Grace Chambers LEXINGTON, Ky. – Transylvania University senior Grace Chambers has been named editor-in-chief of the school’s student newspaper, The Rambler. Chambers,...[more]
Chandler became "Happy" at Transylvania 7/14/09
On July 14, 2009, Albert B. Chandler would have been 111 years old. To read an article from the summer 1991 issue of Transylvania magazine on the former Kentucky governor, U.S. senator and baseball...[more]
Transylvania student volunteers time to children in Lexington and Belize 7/9/09
Moore with a Peruvian child during her semester abroad in fall 2008. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Samantha Moore, a rising senior at Transylvania University, is spending part of her summer ...[more]
GSA session enters its final week at Transylvania 7/6/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Governor’s School for the Arts 2009 summer session comes to a close Saturday at Transylvania, highlighted by final student performances and graduation ceremonies. The final ...[more]


"Transylvania Treasures" wins international Gold Award 6/30/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.–Transylvania Treasures, a publication dedicated to showcasing the rare and valuable items in Transylvania University’s special collections and medical and science museum, can now be considered...[more]
Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship holds second annual Student Congress at Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky, June 20-27 6/22/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Fifty-one college juniors, from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, are in Lexington this week to attend the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship’s second annual Student Co...[more]