The Newsroom

January

Two community leaders talk about what really matters to them 1/8/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A discussion series similar to ones adopted by the University of Southern California, Stanford and Harvard has recently become popular on the campus of Transylvania University. Created ...[more]
Pianist presents concert with an educational twist 1/7/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.―Pianist Mark Valenti will visit Transylvania University Jan. 14 for an event billed as part concert and part music appreciation class. “The Art of Creative Listening” is aim...[more]

December

Transylvania student heads to Denmark to study issues surrounding sex trafficking 12/22/13
  LEXINGTON, Ky.—Prostitution and sex trafficking might not be topics we expect to be the focus of a bright young college student. But Bria Parker ’15 is heading to Denmark to learn about...[more]
Transylvania coaches choose to celebrate holidays with local schoolchildren 12/19/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Co-workers often get together this time of year for libations and secret Santa gifts. But members of the Transylvania University athletics program decided to do something different. A...[more]
Transylvania University gallery exhibition displays trashy art 12/17/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Over a thousand yards of tattered garden hose, two years of dusty lint, hundreds of water bottles and dozens of old laundry detergent bottles will litter Transylvania University’s...[more]
Ben Sollee to perform at Transylvania Feb. 15 12/13/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Planning a special Valentine’s weekend with your significant other? Don’t miss this opportunity to share the joy of a local performance by international music star and Lexin...[more]
Transylvania students shine at annual Yale institute for bioethics 12/10/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Should humans use animals to grow new ears? Should we attempt to revive extinct species like the passenger pigeon or the wooly mammoth? How shall we care for our aging human population?...[more]

November

Fourth Street improvements will transform north Lexington 11/26/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Collaboration. According to Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, that’s what made it happen. Connections. That’s what Urban County Council member Chris Ford wants the improvements to...[more]
What to do with all these chimps? 11/25/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—You might think the United States has a wide variety of surpluses: fast food restaurants, ineffective politicians, talentless celebrities, overpaid athletes, insipid tweets. But chimp...[more]
Henry Clay Center names new executive director 11/18/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Board of Directors of The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship has named Eduardo Nino-Moreno as the center’s new executive director. The center, a partnership between Transy...[more]