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Alltech Lectures Series at Transylvania: Expert on equine health to speak at Transylvania March 24; free and open to the public 3/19/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—On Wednesday, March 24, Kyle Newman, director of Venture Laboratories, Inc., will present “Feeding the Equine Athlete for Success,” in Transylvania University’s Carrick...[more]
William T. Young, Jr., chairman of Transylvania’s board of trustees, and Barbara Young, vice chair of the board of directors at Sweet Briar College, receive prestigious award from the Council of Independent Colleges 3/17/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) announced the recipients of its 2010 annual awards during the annual Presidents Institute Awards Banquet in Marco Island, Florida, in January....[more]
Transylvania’s student newspaper, the Rambler, wins big at Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association awards program 3/16/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s student newspaper, the Rambler, was a big winner in the 2010 Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association awards competition. Current and former Rambler...[more]
Richard Taylor, Kentucky Poet Laureate and Transylvania’s Kenan Visiting Writer, will give poetry reading March 25 3/10/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Richard Taylor, Poet Laureate of Kentucky from 1999-2001, and Kenan Visiting Writer at Transylvania, will read from his poetry Thursday, March 25, at 8 p.m. in room 102 of the Cowgill...[more]
Concert by acclaimed pianist Gregory Partain will feature three pieces, including 200th birthday tribute to Chopin; March 23, at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 3/5/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University music professor Gregory Partain will perform a solo piano recital Tuesday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Carrick Theater. The program is free and open to the public....[more]
Transylvania wins AIKCU's annual "Battle of the Bumpers" contest for second year in a row 3/1/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—With the help of alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and friends, Transylvania University is the winner in the 2009 Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities ...[more]


Dixieland-style jazz band “Red Hook Ramblers” to perform at Transylvania March 2 at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 2/26/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Red Hook Ramblers, a traditional Dixieland-style jazz band from Brooklyn, New York, will give two free public concerts at Transylvania, Tuesday, March 2, at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. in...[more]
Transylvania's Kenan Visiting Artist Zoé Strecker exhibits installation piece "Auction Block" in Morlan Gallery Feb. 19-March 26 2/16/10
 Auction Block (detail) LEXINGTON, Ky.—Zoé Strecker’s Auction Block, an installation sculpture that includes choreographed audio recordings, ceramics and mirr...[more]
Transylvania University Theater presents Eugene Ionesco’s "Rhinoceros" with guest director and student assistant director 2/12/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Lexington native Sully White is the guest director for Transylvania University Theater’s next offering, Rhinoceros, an absurdist comedy by Eugene Ionesco, and senior drama major...[more]
"Dances with Wolves" and "Battlestar Galactica" actress Mary McDonnell to speak at Transylvania Wednesday, March 10; limited seating, ticket required 2/10/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Two-time Academy Award nominated actress Mary McDonnell will speak at Transylvania on Wednesday, March 10, as part of the university’s William R. Kenan Jr. Lecture Series. The eve...[more]