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Piano recital is both demonstration and lesson in improvisation 2/20/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.―Pianist John Mortensen presents “Off the Cuff,” a recital composed entirely of improvisations in classical, jazz and contemporary music on Wednesday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. T...[more]
An evening of Spanish-themed music for piano and flute 2/19/14
  Jana Flygstad Erica Rumbley LEXINGTON, KY―Transylvania University faculty member and piano accompanist Erica Rumbley will be joined by flutist J...[more]
Morlan Gallery exhibition showcases generations of women sculptors 2/17/14
Image courtesy of the Louisville Courier-Journal. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Women still earn 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. They make up a small percentage of ...[more]
Transylvania University names its 26th president 2/17/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Seamus Carey, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., has been selected to serve as the 26th president of Transylvania University, effec...[more]
Is time travel possible in the 21st century? 2/14/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—When physicist Ronald Mallett was 10 years old, his father died of a heart attack. Within a year, inspired by a comic book based on “The Time Machine” by H.G. Wells, Mallett...[more]
Renowned playwright and storyteller “Breakin’ Hearts” at Transylvania 2/13/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.―According to author, playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling, “There's the trip you plan and then there's the trip you take. Our stories told and retold define who we are, where we...[more]
Water policy and laws are “no match for Mother Nature” 2/13/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—In many regions of the United States, including Kentucky, water is endangered or in short supply. As the recent chemical spill in Charleston, W. Va., has shown us, what happens up river...[more]
Your perch or mine? Transylvania professor asks what makes cockatiels fall in love 2/12/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—This matchmaking service is for the birds. Transylvania University biology professor Becky Fox came up with a sort of "eHarmony for parrots" when she discovered how cockatie...[more]
Transylvania accounting students offer free tax service to those with incomes of $52,000 or less 2/7/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University accounting students will assist taxpayers with an income of $52,000 or less in the preparation of Internal Revenue Service income tax forms 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ a...[more]
Two sides of a burning issue: Transylvania to host Conversation on Coal in Kentucky 2/6/14
  Bill Bissett Mary Cromer LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kentucky has a complex—and sometimes contentious—relationship with its official state minera...[more]