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"Memories of the Past": Morlan exhibit of world-class contemporary Chinese ink brush paintings runs October 29 through November 30 10/21/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A world-class exhibition, “Memories of the Past: Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting,” opens Oct. 29 in Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery. The exhibit, curated by...[more]
Transylvania University invites high school students to two Fall Preview Days: Friday, October 22 and Saturday, November 13 10/20/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University invites high school students and their families to campus for two Fall Preview Days, Friday, October 22, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., and Saturday, November 13,...[more]
Transylvania dedicates renovated laboratories in Brown Science Center 10/18/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.-Transylvania University dedicated the renovated and refurbished laboratories of Brown Science Center today. During the ceremony, President R. Owen Williams emphasized the importance of the...[more]
“Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers” is topic for fall Kenan lecture to be given by Kwame Anthony Appiah 10/17/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The fall Kenan Lecture at Transylvania University will be delivered on Wednesday, October 20, by Kwame Anthony Appiah, Laurence S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy at...[more]
Transylvania enrollment at 1,110; most academically-talented entering class in Transy’s history 10/8/10
The class of 2014 poses on the steps of Old Morrison. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has enrolled 1,110 students for the 2010-11 academic year, including an entering cl...[more]


Leading world authority on the Gnostic Gospels will speak at Transylvania Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 9/23/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Elaine Pagels, the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University, will speak at Transylvania University’s Carrick Theater Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Th...[more]
Transylvania offering five concerts during WEG, four as part of Alltech Fortnight Festival 9/17/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—As guests from around the world arrive in Lexington for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, Transylvania University will offer five concerts, four as part of the Alltech Fortnight F...[more]
A resounding success: Transylvania’s 225th Anniversary Campaign surpasses goal 9/17/10
    Thomson Residence Hall, one of two buildings that have been built since the start of the 225th Anniversary Campaign began. LEXINGTON, Ky.—New buildings,...[more]
Transylvania's Morlan Gallery opens "The Illustrious Horse" exhibition in celebration of the World Equestrian Games 9/13/10
  Video artist Valerie Fuchs drew inspiration for her work, above, from Rosa Bonheur's original sketchbook, below right. LEXINGTON, Ky.—In celebration o...[more]
Kentucky poet Maurice Manning to speak at convocation Sunday, Sept. 12; talk relates to First Engagements book selection, Wendell Berry's "A World Lost" 9/9/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Maurice Manning, an award-winning Kentucky poet, will give Transylvania’s fall convocation, “The Moral Vision of A World Lost,” in Haggin Auditorium Sunday, September...[more]