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Transylvania celebrates National Bike Month 5/4/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will participate in National Bike to Work Day May 18, when Transylvania community members are invited to meet at Shriner’s Hospital on Richmond Road and bi...[more]
Juried student exhibition runs May 4-18 in Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery 5/4/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Juried Student Exhibition runs May 4-18 in Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery.  All students who made art during the 2011-12 academic year were invited to show their work in t...[more]


A.B. “Happy” Chandler tops list of Pioneer Hall of Fame inductees 4/30/12
A.B. "Happy" Chandler, Class of 1921 LEXINGTON, Ky.—Former Kentucky governor and baseball commissioner A B. “Happy” Chandler and basketball star Orbrey G...[more]
Polashek’s compositions to be performed by gEARbox Ensemble April 28 at Land of Tomorrow Gallery 4/26/12
Tim Polashek LEXINGTON, Ky.—Contemporary music composed by Transylvania University music professor Timothy Polashek will be performed Saturday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. at L...[more]
Twenty-four Transylvania students named August Term Scholars for the 2012-13 academic year 4/23/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Twenty-four upperclassmen at Transylvania University have been named August Term Scholars for the 2012-13 academic year....[more]
Sallie Showalter named web content writer/editor at Transylvania University 4/20/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Sallie Showalter, communications and technology branch manager of the Kentucky Arts Council, has been named Transylvania’s web content writer/editor, effective May 1. “We...[more]
See 1,000 handmade dolls at community potluck April 4 at Kentucky Theater; project sponsored by Transylvania’s Community Engagement class 4/4/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—If you spot a handmade doll hidden in the nooks and crannies of Limestone Street in the next few weeks, feel free to pick it up and give it a good home. It will likely be one of the 1...[more]
Transylvania University’s art program graduates the largest class of art majors to date; senior exhibition, "Ten," runs April 2-20 4/2/12
Hansel's Sewn. LEXINGTON, KY—Transylvania University’s art program is graduating a record 10 art majors this year: Isabel Barr, Alison Cahill, Sara Escobedo, Allison...[more]


Transylvania's Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra to present free concerts April 3 and 4 3/30/12
Transylvania's music department is offering two concerts, April 3 and 4, in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center. Both performances are free and open to the public. The Concert Band will present Seitz's "T...[more]
Award-winning poet Bianca Spriggs to deliver Transylvania University commencement address on Saturday, May 26, at 9:30 a.m. 3/29/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Affrilachian poet, multidisciplinary artist and Cave Canem Fellow Bianca Spriggs will deliver the commencement address at Transylvania University on Saturday, May 26, at 9:30 a.m. on th...[more]