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Charles L. Shearer, president emeritus of Transylvania University, receives honorary degree from University of Kentucky at December commencement; alumnus David Lollis also honored 12/17/12
Charles L. Shearer, right, receives his honorary degree from UK President Eli Capilouto. Photo by Matt Goins. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Charles L. Shearer, president emeritus of Transyl...[more]
The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship works to improve diplomacy; center moving to Transylvania University 12/17/12
Portrait of Henry Clay by Matthew Harris Jouett LEXINGTON, Ky.—Many would agree that if the country ever needed a good compromiser, now is the time. The Henry Clay Center f...[more]
Transylvania senior selected as USA Today correspondent 12/13/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University senior Jake Hawkins has spent the last four years working on The Rambler student newspaper and honing his reporting skills. Now a major newspaper has taken notic...[more]
Transylvania is using man’s best friend and special events to counteract stress of a student’s worst enemy—finals 12/7/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania is expanding its annual Stress Fest from one day to a full week of events designed to help students reduce the pressure of their finals and end-of-term projects. Offerings ...[more]


Transylvania University inducts 14 into Lampas Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa 11/30/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Thirteen Transylvania University students and university president R. Owen Williams were recently inducted into the Lampas Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa. Omicron Delta Kappa, a nation...[more]
Modern drama set in the pop music scene opens Thursday, Nov. 29, at Transylvania 11/27/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Which comes first, love or trust? The lives of six characters in Transylvania University Theater’s production of “Trust” intersect romantically and platonically as the...[more]
Political science professor Jeff Freyman to present inaugural lecture in ‘Left of Center’ speaker series at Transylvania Nov. 29; free and open to the public 11/21/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Jeff Freyman, professor of political science and director of The Center for Liberal Education at Transylvania University, will present “The American Empire” in the Cowgill ...[more]
Maurice Manning selected as judge for National Book Award poetry prize 11/13/12
LEXINGTON, Ky—Maurice Manning, Transylvania University English professor and writer in residence, is one of the judges selecting the 2012 National Book Award poetry prize, presented by the National Bo...[more]
Transylvania University’s information technology department wins 2012 AIKCU Technology Award for best new campus application 11/6/12
Jason Whitaker, vice president for information technology LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s rollout of Ellucian’s Business Object Reporting Tool won the ...[more]
Morlan Gallery celebrates local printmakers; exhibition opens Nov. 5 and culminates in holiday party and print sale Dec. 5 11/6/12
Sara Turner (Cricket Press) "The Walkmen" (2012) LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery celebrates local printmakers with its newest exhib...[more]