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Nearly 50 Transylvania University students head to DC for youth energy summit; senior Marcie Smith is a featured keynote speaker 2/27/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University senior Marcie Smith will be a featured keynote speaker at Power Shift '09 in Washington, D.C., Feb. 27- March 2. Smith and 47 other Transy students join 10,000...[more]
Tobacco industry ‘Insider’ Jeffrey Wigand to speak at Transylvania, Tuesday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 2/27/09
LEXINGTON, KY.—Jeffrey Wigand, the real-life subject of the highly acclaimed film The Insider, will speak at Transylvania’s Haggin Auditorium on Tuesday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. The lecture, &ldquo...[more]
Transylvania publications receive two Grand Awards at CASE competition 2/26/09
Transylvania publications staff. From left to right: Barbara Grinnell, William Bowden, Lori-Lyn Hurley, Martha Baker. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Two Transylvania University publications t...[more]
Transy basketball teams make history 2/25/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—For the first time since the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference began holding post-season basketball tournaments, the same school—Transylvania—will serve as host for both the men's and...[more]
"Mi Did Deh Deh," an exhibit examining Jamaican identity, part of Friday’s Lexington Gallery Hop 2/18/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Young artists Ebony G. Patterson and Oneika Russell bring fresh insight to their Jamaican culture by examining notions of identity in Mi Did Deh Deh currently on exhibit in Transylvania's...[more]
Noted presidential historian delivers Kenan Lecture on Abraham Lincoln 2/17/09
LEXINGTON, Ky—Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith extolled the moral vision and political accomplishments of Abraham Lincoln in his Kenan Lecture presentation in Haggin Auditorium at Transylvania...[more]
Transylvania University Theater presents 17th century French comedy Tartuffe," Feb. 19-28 2/13/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Moliere’s 1667 comic masterpiece, Tartuffe, opens Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Transylvania University’s Lucille C. Little Theater. Is Tartuffe a man of the cloth or a master of deceit?...[more]
Transylvania University celebrates Darwin's 200th birthday 2/12/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Today at 4 p.m. Transylvania University is marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of biologist Charles Darwin with a campus-wide celebration, including a birthday cake and a group d...[more]
Transylvania closely linked to Lincoln 2/9/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—As the nation celebrates the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s February 12, 1809, birth in Hardin County, Ky., the many connections between Transylvania University and the 16th Pr...[more]
Noted presidential historian to deliver Transy’s Kenan Lecture, “Our Lincoln,” Monday, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 2/5/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Richard Norton Smith, presidential historian and scholar in residence at George Mason University, where he teaches on the American presidency, will deliver Transylvania’s winter...[more]