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Soprano Christine Goerke performs Nov. 3, the first show of the inaugural Gail Robinson Series 11/2/12
Soprano Christine Goerke LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will host four concerts for the inaugural season of the Gail Robinson Series, beginning with a performance ...[more]
Transylvania named a ‘best value’ by Kiplinger’s 11/1/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University is among the top liberal arts colleges in the country that were named a best value by “Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.” The university ranked 63r...[more]


Expert nutritionist Marion Nestle receives honorary degree from Transylvania University 10/23/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Marion Nestle, one of the nation’s top experts on nutrition, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree by Transylvania University on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Haggin Auditorium....[more]
Laughter and fun will be in the air when “The Liar” opens Thursday, Oct. 25, at Transylvania University 10/23/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University Theater opens the 2012-13 season with “The Liar,” which runs Oct. 25-27 and Nov. 1-3, at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 28, at 2 p.m., in Transylvania’s...[more]
Transylvania University and BCTC host eighth annual Latino Multicultural College Fair Oct. 16 10/15/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—On Tuesday, October 16, more than 400 Latino, immigrant and refugee students are expected to attend the Eighth Annual Latino Multicultural Student College Fair (LMCF) at Transylvania...[more]
Transylvania professors bring science out of the classroom and into the taproom for West Sixth Science Pub, and the public is invited 10/12/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—One of Lexington’s newest hot spots, West Sixth Brewing, is just blocks away from Transylvania University, in an old bread factory turned microbrewery and community creative space...[more]
Transylvania’s 2012 entering class is second largest in school history, sets records for diversity; retention rate is highest ever 10/4/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University President R. Owen Williams announced today that this year’s entering class of 350 is the second largest in school history, tied last year’s class as ...[more]
Expert nutritionist Marion Nestle to speak at Transylvania Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 10/3/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Marion Nestle, one of the nation’s top experts on nutrition, will give the fall 2012 Kenan Lecture Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Haggin Auditorium in the Mitchell Fine Arts Ce...[more]
Transylvania alum and Fulbright Scholar receives award for public diplomacy from U.S. Ambassador to South Korea 10/2/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania graduate, Rachael Williams, former Fulbright Scholar in South Korea, has been honored for her work in public diplomacy. The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, Sung Kim,...[more]
Transylvania University receives $5 million grant from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust to establish merit scholarship program 10/1/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—President R. Owen Williams announced today that Transylvania University has received a $5 million restricted endowment matching grant from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust to ...[more]