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The Rose Ensemble will present “Land of Three Faiths” concert September 11 at Transylvania. The concert is free and open to the public, no ticket necessary. 6/3/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.— Critically acclaimed group The Rose Ensemble will present "Land of Three Faiths: Voices of Ancient Mediterranean Jews, Christians, and Muslims" on Wednesday, September 11, at...[more]


Transylvania University Board of Trustees reaffirms support of President R. Owen Williams 5/28/13
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Board of Trustees of Transylvania University reaffirmed its support of President R. Owen Williams on Friday, May 24, with a unanimous vote of confidence.   The Board of Trustees is...[more]
Lawn of historic Old Morrison is scene for Transylvania’s commencement 5/25/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s 222 graduates welcomed the cool weather Saturday morning as they sat in their black caps and gowns soaking up the sunshine on the lawn of historic Old Mo...[more]
Transylvania University commencement is Saturday, May 25; actor Steve Zahn will give keynote address; poet Nikky Finney will receive honorary degree; senior Hannah Johnson will be student speaker 5/22/13
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Transylvania University's commencement will be held on the front lawn of historic Old Morrison on Saturday, May 25, at 9:30 a.m. Actor Steve Zahn will deliver the keynote address and senior...[more]
Transylvania faculty, staff and students biking Friday, May 17, for National Bike to Work Day 5/16/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University faculty, staff and students will celebrate National Bike to Work Day by biking to campus on Friday, May 17. Cyclists can meet at Shriners Hospital on Richmond...[more]
Poet Nikky Finney to receive honorary degree from Transylvania University 5/10/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will award the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters to poet Nikky Finney at the May 25 commencement ceremony on the front steps of historic Old Morrison....[more]
Transylvania professor consulted for article in The New Yorker 5/9/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—In the May 6, 2013, issue of The New Yorker magazine, author Douglas Preston writes about the use of a new technology called lidar (light detection and ranging) that allows aerial mappi...[more]
Transylvania University offers a variety of summer courses 5/7/13
LEXINGTON, Ky., - Central Kentucky residents are invited to enroll in a summer term class at Transylvania to fulfill an academic degree requirement for another university or simply to pursue a subject area ...[more]
Transylvania alums honored by Fayette County Bar Association 5/6/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Three Transylvania University alumni, Mindy Barfield ’85, Carl Frazier ‘04 and Palmer Gene Vance II ’87, were recognized May 1 by the Fayette County (Ky.) Bar...[more]
Collins book tells stories from human side of our national pastime 5/2/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Baseball players in America have come to evoke visions of gods with enormous athletic abilities and even higher salaries, heroes in a sport that draws tens of millions of fans each year...[more]