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Transy junior opens solo exhibition; runs through November 6 10/30/08
Lexington, Ky.— Transient Narratives, a solo exhibition featuring the artwork of Transylvania University junior Kathleen Burke, is on exhibit in the Student...[more]
Grammy Award-winning group Chanticleer to perform at Transylvania on Friday, Nov. 14; limited tickets available to the public. 10/24/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Grammy Award-winning male chorus Chanticleer will perform a concert in Transylvania's Haggin Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, as part of the Dorothy J. and Fred K. Smith ...[more]
Transylvania University Theater opens season Oct. 30 with Miller’s masterpiece “The Crucible” 10/15/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible,” a gripping drama widely recognized as one of the most important dramatic works of the 20th century, opens Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m....[more]
Kentucky author and activist Wendell Berry to give poetry reading at Transylvania on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. 10/13/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Wendell Berry, Kentucky native, environmental activist and author of more than 40 books, will read from his recent poetry at Transylvania Thursday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m. in the William T. ...[more]
“Death’s Showcase” runs through Nov. 21 at Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery; coffins featured 10/13/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Ten artists have created fantastic coffins that reside between the enigma of life and the mystery of death for “Death’s Showcase,” which opens Wednesday, Oct 22, in Tr...[more]
Asia expert Orville Schell to deliver Transylvania’s Kenan Lecture, Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 10/9/08
LEXINGTON, KY.—Orville Schell, director of Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations and former dean of the graduate school of journalism at the University of California—Berkeley, will...[more]
Leading social critic and noted author Michael Bérubé will speak at Transylvania Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. 10/8/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Michael Bérubé, named one of the 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America by conservative commentator David Horowitz, will speak at Transylvania Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p...[more]
Transylvania dedicated Thomson Residence Hall 10/3/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania dedicated its new $5.5 million residence hall Saturday, October 4, at 10:30 a.m. in an outdoor ceremony in front of the building. The 28,000 square-foot facility features 31...[more]


"Forces of Habit: Why we make war on some drugs but not others" 9/27/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—David Courtwright, John A. Delaney presidential professor at the University of Northern Florida, will give a lecture titled “Forces of Habit: Why we make war on some drugs but not...[more]
Tami Tango Trio brings traditional Buenos Aires music to Transylvania, September 26 9/26/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—On Friday, September 26, The World Voices Series at Transylvania University presents the Tami Tango Trio from Buenos Aires, for a night of tango.  The concert will take place in...[more]