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"Jewish Views of Jesus" lecture at Transylvania March 29, at 7 p.m.; free and open to the public 3/28/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The theological boundaries and historical relationship between Jews and Christians is the focus of a pair of back-to-back lectures offered by rabbi, speaker, author and professor David ...[more]
Transylvania honors 46 first-year students for academic excellence 3/27/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Forty-six first-year students at Transylvania University were recently inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society that recognizes academic excellence. To be included, st...[more]
Transylvania wins AIKCU’s annual “Battle of the Bumpers” contest for fourth year running 3/26/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—With the help of alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and friends, Transylvania University is once again the winner in the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and...[more]
Economic update by Federal Reserve economist LaVaughn Henry at Transylvania March 23, free and open to the public 3/22/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—LaVaughn Henry, vice president and senior regional officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, will offer an in-depth presentation on current economic conditions at a public forum...[more]
Parliamentary Procedure: Two Transylvania students spend winter term as interns to MPs in London 3/22/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Even the London fog can't dampen the spirits of Transylvania juniors Andrew Goff, of Louisville, Ky., and Lindsey Anderson, of Shelbyville, Ky. Participating in the Hansard Scholars Pro...[more]
Leading constitutional law scholar to speak at Transylvania April 26; free and open to the public 3/15/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Yale University law and political science professor Akhil Reed Amar, one of this era’s most accomplished constitutional law scholars, will deliver Transylvania’s John...[more]
Hunter Hensley to present “Songs and Chants: A Window into the Middle Ages” at Transylvania March 22; free and open to the public 3/13/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Hunter Hensley, professor of voice at Eastern Kentucky University, will perform “Songs and Chants: A Window into the Middle Ages,” a program of medieval chant and early Fren...[more]
Liz Carroll Celtic music concert has been rescheduled for April 5; new ticket reservations must be made 3/9/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Grammy-nominated fiddler Liz Carroll will give a concert Thursday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Transylvania University's Carrick Theater. Accompanying Carroll will be Cork-born composer ...[more]
Transylvania speech and debate team wins numerous awards at Kentucky Forensics Association State Championship 3/8/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania’s speech and debate team walked away from the recent Kentucky Forensics Association State Championship with numerous awards. The team was named state small school cha...[more]


“The Long Death of Environmentalism” is topic of Transylvania’s Kenan Lecture, Wed., March 7; free and open to the public 2/28/12
LEXINGTON, KY.—Ted Nordhaus, cofounder and chairman of the Breakthrough Institute, will give a talk titled “The Long Death of Environmentalism,” at Transylvania University on Wednesday, Ma...[more]